SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Companies across the United States will have to take heed of a new privacy law introduced in California, according to one lawyer with expertise in this field.
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Should states intervene in lawsuits against fossil fuel companies over financial responsibility for future climate change costs?
SAN JOSE - The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review a California decision penalizing companies involved in the lead-based paint business.
SACRAMENTO - California's two U.S. Senators reacted with anger over the nomination by the White House of three individuals to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
California's largest pension system is being sued over its failure to list whether its members have retired on a disability pension.
SACRAMENTO - Businesses and legal scholars are weighing in on a request that the U.S. Supreme Court review, and then overturn, a decision out of California that penalizes companies over lead-based paint, forcing them to pay potentially hundreds of millions for clean up costs.
The California Supreme Court modified slightly the wording of a July 26 opinion, but denied the rehearing petition in a case involving a Starbucks shift supervisor who claimed he was not paid for regular off-the-clock work.
Federal judge denies class action certification in Google action, conflict of interest 'intolerable'
In a motion asking the court to deny class certification, Google focused on the lead plaintiff's relationship with two law firms, and a third one that later joined the action.
SAN FRANCISCO – A Santa Rosa woman recently lost her fourth attempt to convince a federal court that she thought the word "diet" in a soda drink would help her lose weight or maintain a healthy weight.
LOS ANGELES - Walmart current and former workers have won class certification in California over claims the giant retail company failed to pay wages when they were off the clock but on the premises.
The state Supreme Court, in a July 26 opinion, said the federal "de minimis" is not applicable to California's wage and hours laws.
From past history, the size of the award by a St. Louis jury will drop, likely drastically, and it may well be overturned on appeal.
In the underlying case, which began in 2016, Nutrition Distribution sued its rival under the Lanham Act and later added the claim the company was in the violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization (RICO) Act.
LOS ANGELES - Asbestos litigation appears, by many measures, to have reached the top of its curve, including in California, and particularly in Los Angeles.
The California Supreme Court recently said employees must be paid for the small amount of time it takes to close up a store in ruling in a case in which a Starbucks worker filed suit claiming labor law violations.
SAN FRANCISCO – A judge for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently dismissed claims that a trademark services company made "false and misleading statements" and engaged in the "unlawful practice of the law."
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A doctor's attempt to force cereal companies to display cancer warnings on the packaging of household name products sold in California has failed.
California ordered to immediately return subprime crisis money 'unlawfully diverted' to general fund
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – California must immediately return more than $300 million transferred to the state's general fund from its share of billions of dollars paid by the country's largest mortgage services companies for their alleged roles in the subprime mess.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A California appeals court has dismissed an action over claims that consumers were wrongly charged sales tax on a line of nutritional drink products.