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Homeowner balks at new Oakland renter protections

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 10, 2018

A recent Oakland law is making it difficult for homeowners to move back to their properties without reimbursing their tenants for no-fault eviction.

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California court dismisses suit against Warner Bros. involving home video royalties

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 28, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Entertainment giant Warner Bros. has obtained a victory in court as its request for dismissal of a class action lawsuit was granted.

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Court reverses attorney's fees on defamation case involving Sandy Hook Justice founder

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 28, 2018

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A California appellate court ruled that a lower court erred in setting the amount of attorneys' fees in a suit involving a Florida-based school safety consultant who allegedly was defamed on social media after the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

Court reverses decision on asbestos case

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 24, 2018

A real estate developer that allegedly provided asbestos-laden pipes to a worker who later developed mesothelioma obtained a victory in court.

Charter Communications loses appeal over allegedly racially motivated denial of contract

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 23, 2018

Cable giant Charter Communications failed to have dismissed a lawsuit claiming the company declined to carry a channel due to African American proprietorship.

Appeals Court sides with City of Los Angeles in lawsuit against changing district boundaries

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 23, 2018

A summary judgment striking down a lawsuit protesting the redefining of Los Angeles council districts before the 2012 elections was upheld at a federal court.

'Honey Badger' creator wins appeal on trademark case; rehearing granted

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 23, 2018

A YouTuber famous for the use of the expression "honey badger" in his videos won an appeal in a trademark case, overturning a previous summary judgment against his lawsuit suing greeting cards companies.

Court denies in part, grants in part motion to amend patent infringement case

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 9, 2018

A networking company sued by a cybersecurity company over patent infringement had a motion to amend its counterclaims denied in part and granted in part.

Court grants preliminary injunction against Chinese company for trademark infringement

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 9, 2018

A Singaporean company obtained a motion for a preliminary injunction against its Chinese subsidiary on claims of trademark infringement.

Court orders transfer of oil and gas partnerships case to Oklahoma

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 9, 2018

A group of Californian investors who were solicited to invest in oil and gas partnerships had a motion to transfer the case to Oklahoma granted in court.

Court grants motion to dismiss patent infringement case

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 8, 2018

A Chinese company that produces electric vehicles and was previously banned from selling their products in the U.S. obtained a motion to dismiss a patent infringement suit.

Asbestos case opinion modified by appeals court

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 26, 2018

The First District Appellate Court modified an opinion in an asbestos exposure case.

Prevailing wage laws should include ready-mix concrete drivers, federal appeals court rules

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 26, 2018

Ready-mix concrete drivers will receive the prevailing wage of other public works employees, a federal appeals court ruled on Sept. 20.

Appeals court sides with elderly investor, remands her suit in real estate dispute to Marin County Superior Court

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 25, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – California's First Appellate District Court of Appeal recently remanded a dispute involving a real estate investor and her lawyer and accountant to Marin County Superior Court.

San Quentin State Prison inmate alleges he suffered concussion while being transported back from hospital

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 21, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A San Quentin State Prison inmate is suing three doctors, one nurse, one warden, and two correctional officers over allegations of negligent care.

Petaluma-based ukulele maker claims North Carolina firm infringed on its trademark

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 20, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – Kala Brand Music Co., a Petaluma-based music instrument maker, recently filed a federal lawsuit claiming a North Carolina firm violated the copyright regarding a Kala ukulele.

Silicon Valley startup accused of shutting out early creators

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 20, 2018

A Florida investment company claims a blockchain startup took its software and shut the company out of its success.

Two Santa Rosa property owners face federal lawsuit over rare salamander

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 19, 2018

An environmental group brought a federal lawsuit against two landowners for allegedly threatening the Sonoma County population of the California tiger salamander.

Appellate court reverses ruling in Pep Boys asbestos case over mesothelioma death of 'do-it-yourselfer'

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 14, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – An appellate court has reversed part of a ruling in a lawsuit filed by the seven adult children of a Los Angeles man who passed away of mesothelioma.

California Supreme Court ruling supports Toyota in vehicle stability control case

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 9, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – Toyota has won an appeal regarding a safety feature in one of its pickup truck models.

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