SACRAMENTO – A judge in the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of California has denied a motion to remand a lawsuit regarding a claimed violation of California law against the Ford Motor Co., thus keeping the lawsuit within federal jurisdiction.
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SACRAMENTO – A judge on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California has lifted a stay on the sale of the name California Guild, which was purported to have been given up in a previous trademark lawsuit between plaintiff The National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry, a national fraternal agricultural organization, and a disaffiliated subgroup.
FRESNO – As a result of a lawsuit against DairyAmerica and California Dairies Inc. from four dairy farmers who claimed the company misreported their milk prices, a judge for the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of California ordered a $40 million settlement fund “for the benefit of almost 26,000 dairy-farmer claimants.”
SACRAMENTO – A federal judge has awarded a man more than $10,000 in attorneys' fees and costs in a case against the owners of a Stockton business over alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Unruh Civil Rights Act.
SAN DIEGO – A federal judge has denied a supplement company's motion for attorneys' fees after it was awarded summary judgment in a lawsuit over allegations of false and misleading advertising filed by a competitor.
Judge rejects plaintiffs' motion to extend discovery in lawsuit against Boston National Title over Fiji land sale
SAN DIEGO – A federal magistrate judge has denied the plaintiffs' request for more time for discovery in a case over a property sale in Fiji that fell through.
FRESNO – Following a verdict levied against auto maker FCA for violations of the Song-Beverly Act, a magistrate judge for the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of California has awarded the plaintiff reduced awards for attorneys’ fees and costs accumulated throughout the case.
SACRAMENTO – A federal judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California remanded a lawsuit levied against the Ford Motor Co. over an allegedly faulty engine back to a state court.
SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit regarding a home foreclosure against Wells Fargo, citing that the plaintiffs failed to present direct documentary proof of their claim that Wells Fargo did not acquire their loan.
SAN DIEGO – A federal judge has granted Siemens Medical Solution USA and Siemens Healthcare Diagnostic Inc.'s motion to amend its case in a suit over false advertising allegations.
SACRAMENTO – Stemming from a prior case in which Scott Johnson sued Rai Rocklin Investments for its alleged inability to provide an accessible restroom in a restaurants, Judge Kimberly J. Mueller of the U.S. District for the Eastern District California awarded Johnson $6,380 in legal fees and costs.
Judge partially grants Berry Petroleum's motion to dismiss former employee's age discrimination suit
FRESNO – A federal judge has ruled to grant in part an energy company's motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a former employee over age discrimination allegations.
SACRAMENTO – A bank and other other companies named in a wrongful foreclosure suit have been granted their motion to dismiss the suit by a federal judge.