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Man alleges Nellie's all-natural line contains synthetic ingredients

LOS ANGELES – Daniel Berman filed a class action complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Central District Court of California on April 5 demanding a jury trial against Batten Industries Inc., Batten Industries (US) Inc. and Batten Services Inc. over allegations the companies falsely advertised their bathroom-cleaning products as all-natural.

Expeditors Inc. files notice to remove Equal Pay Act case to federal court

LOS ANGELES – Expeditors Inc. filed a notice of removal of a former employee's suit to remove the Equal Pay Act complaint from the Los Angeles County Superior Court to the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Consumer claims Krispy Kreme doughnuts do not contain blueberries, maple syrup

LOS ANGELES – Plaintiff Irina Agajanyan filed a class action complaint demanding a jury trial in the U.S. Central District Court of California, alleging that Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corp. intentionally misrepresents its products and commits common law fraud when it sells flavored doughnuts that do not contain the actual flavors represented.

Los Angeles man alleges chips were implanted in body, used to control his thoughts

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles man filed a complaint against the Los Angeles County Police Department, the Los Angeles Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the U.S. Department of Defense in the U.S. District Court for the Central District Court of California alleging the agencies conspired to deprive him of his constitutional rights through the use of chip technology.

Court grants Costco's notice of removal in slip-and-fall case

Costco Wholesale Corp. filed a notice of removal April 5 in the Superior Court of California to the Central District Court of California in a slip-and-fall case involving a customer.

1st District Court of Appeal denies arbitration in ArcheAge case

The 1st District Court of Appeal has denied a petition to compel arbitration between Aaron Van Fleet and Trion Worlds Inc. over a computer game Van Fleet and two other plaintiffs created and how discounts and subscriptions in the game would be represented.

BP, others file for dismissal in climate change case

BP, along with four other oil companies, on March 20 filed a motion to dismiss a case in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District Court of California, claiming that the people of the state of California, the plaintiff, has failed to state a claim of relief required under federal law.

State appeals court reverses judgment in volunteer injury case involving Hanuman Fellowship

The California Sixth District Court of Appeal has reversed the judgment of a trial court that Hanuman Fellowship did not owe one of its volunteers more remedies for injuries sustained after she fell off a forklift while doing construction work for the Fellowship.

Court reverses judgment in Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case

The 4th District Court of Appeals has reversed a judgment by Judge Joel M. Pressman at the Superior Court of San Diego County, finding that a loan-servicing company, cannot be considered a debt collector.