Claudia Balthazar News

Former employee ordered to pay legal fees and hand over documents in breach of contract suit

By Claudia Balthazar | Dec 17, 2018

A district courted granted a company’s request in asking a former employee to pay its legal fees and to hand over documents for a competing company.

New employer ordered to pay old employer's debts into pension plan

By Claudia Balthazar | Dec 16, 2018

A court ordered for Amstar hotel to make back-payments for an employee pension plan that it had no idea was underfunded when it acquired the Ohana Hotel Company’s assets.

Judge dismisses case against General Mills’ use of trans fats

By Claudia Balthazar | Dec 16, 2018

An American cereal company was under fire with a class-action suit claiming that General Mills uses trans fats in the form of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) in their baking mix products, but a judge granted a motion to dismiss.

Former law student ends life after failed bar exam amidst overall low passing scores for the state

By Claudia Balthazar | Dec 24, 2016

University of California, Hastings College of Law staff said counseling services are available for students after the recent suicide of a former student following his negative bar-exam results.  

Siskiyou County Hmong residents file suit claiming voter irntimidation

By Claudia Balthazar | Oct 27, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Siskiyou County officials say that allegations made in the Vang Et Al. v. Lopey Et Al. case filed against the county and its officers for voter intimidation are not completely supported by actual facts. Instead, the allegations were just another distraction from what is really going on, they say. 

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