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Paramedic claims Camp Pendleton Fire Department failed to pay him overtime wages

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 19, 2016, 10:23am

SAN DIEGO — A rescue worker who supposedly worked 72 hours per week for almost 10 years has filed suit against his employers for allegedly failing to pay all overtime wages due to him for the past nine years.

Life Insurance Co. allegedly wrongly denied man long-term disability payments

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 19, 2016, 9:51am

SAN DIEGO — A man has filed suit against a life insurance company for allegedly refusing to pay him long-term disability benefits.

Plaza Smoke Shop allegedly sold counterfeit water pipes

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 19, 2016, 9:37am

LOS ANGELES — A water pipe distributor has filed suit against a retailer for allegedly selling water pipes that are counterfeit. 

SolarCity accused of not adequately compensating former employee

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 19, 2016, 9:05am

SAN FRANCISCO – A sales specialist alleges that her former employer did not provide rest breaks or pay minimum wages.

Lumber Liquidators allegedly sold defective flooring

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 16, 2016, 5:38pm

LOS ANGELES — An individual has filed a class-action lawsuit against a national flooring provider for allegedly selling and installing defective flooring.

Engineering firm claims GMEP Engineering Consulting violated its trademark

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 16, 2016, 5:33pm

SANTA ANA — A California corporation has filed suit against a competitor for allegedly infringing its trademark.

Woman claims Receivables Performance Management called her at work over alleged debt

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 15, 2016, 3:12pm

OAKLAND – An Oakland consumer alleges a debt collector repeatedly called her at her workplace.

Enginious Structures accused of using copyrighted photo without authorization

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 15, 2016, 3:06pm

OAKLAND – A San Diego photographer claims an Oakland company used his photo to advertise its services without his permission.

Burger Lounge of America accuses Burger Boss of infringing marks

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 15, 2016, 2:53pm

SAN DIEGO – A La Jolla restaurant alleges a restaurant chain based in Albany is using similar a similar logo to sell a similar product.

Three companies allegedly owe more than $161,000 to a distributor for tomatoes

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 15, 2016, 10:58am

SAN DIEGO — A produce distributor has filed suit against three companies for allegedly failing to pay more than $161,000 for tomatoes they ordered. 

Recruiter claims Eventforce Inc. allegedly engages in unfair business practices by using volunteers, not employees

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 15, 2016, 10:41am

SAN DIEGO — A workforce recruitment and management company has filed suit against a competitor for allegedly using volunteers instead of paid employees to work at events, thereby reportedly submitting substantially lower bids for projects. 

Couple claims husband's illness caused by exposure to Roundup

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 14, 2016, 5:16pm

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego County couple alleges the husband's illness was caused by exposure to an herbicide.

Ponderosa Twins Plus One member alleges he is owed for streaming of music

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 14, 2016, 4:57pm

SAN DIEGO – An entertainer alleges he is owed for the online streaming of his sound recordings and has filed a class-action suit.

Bel-Art-SP Scienceware, SP Industries allegedly copied patented portable eyewash device

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 14, 2016, 12:34pm

SAN DIEGO — An inventor has filed suit for alleged patent infringement of his portable eyewash device.

Club owner claims Dream Hotel Group et al infringed upon his Limelight trademark

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 14, 2016, 10:54am

LOS ANGELES — A club owner has filed suit against a group of individuals and a hotel group for alleged trademark infringement of his club name, the Limelight.

Soldier claims he was allegedly misdiagnosed at veterans hospital

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 14, 2016, 10:46am

LOS ANGELES — A man has filed suit against the U.S. government and others for alleged medical negligence and misdiagnosis after he was incorrectly told his kidneys were failing while as a patient at a Veterans Affairs Medical Hospital.

Photographer claims he is owed compensation for unauthorized use of copyrighted photo

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 13, 2016, 8:30am

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego-based professional photographer alleges an Encinitas corporation used his copyrighted photo without permission.

Consumers allege Lumber Liquidators' laminate floors are defective

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 13, 2016, 8:17am

LOS ANGELES – Two consumers allege laminate flooring they installed in their homes was not as durable as advertised and began to show wear soon after installation because of their defective nature.

Unicolors Inc. accuses three companies of infringing textile design

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 13, 2016, 8:09am

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles company alleges three clothing manufacturers used its textile design in garments without permission.

Company alleges 'London Has Fallen' was distributed through BitTorrent

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 12, 2016, 3:49pm

SAN DIEGO – A production company claims that its movie was distributed online illegally.