OLYMPIA, Wash. — An attorney who represents fishermen on the West Coast agreed with a California court decision that could shake up a planned exemption by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
SILICON VALLEY — An attempt by a United Kingdom-based insurance company called Admiral to collect user data through an application designed to provide customer insurance rates has been shut down by Facebook, the platform used to run the app.
SAN FRANCISCO — A commercial liability insurer (CGL) has been declared as not responsible for damages claimed in a lawsuit settlement over contaminated fish oil aboard a vessel operated by the company suing, according to a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling filed in September.
SAN FRANCISCO — A University of Southern California (USC) football linebacker is taking the lead in a lawsuit against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Pac-12 Conference in an ongoing struggle over pay for college athletics, claiming the organizations owe student-athletes unpaid wages and overtime.
SAN FRANCISCO — Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP will open a new office in Washington, D.C., led by former United States Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli Jr. The Washington, D.C., office is the firm's first new office in 25 years.
SAN FRANCISCO — MetLife has been found liable after denying a transition in Daniel Demer's benefits in Demer v. IBM Corporation LTD Plan, which was filed in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, California.
SAN FRANCISCO – Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye and Rob Bonta were honored by the Filipino Bar Association of Northern California (FBANC) as exceptional in their work and duties at their 36th annual Installation Dinner held at the Oakland Rotunda Building in the Frank Ogawa Plaza.
RIVERSIDE – The California Supreme Court agreed to review a petition filed by Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association (HJTA) on behalf of the city of Upland after a court of appeals in the 4th District, Division 2, ruled in favor of a petition filed by California Cannabis Coalition (CCC) to be exempt from Proposition 218, which grants taxpayers the right to vote on new taxes.
MINNEAPOLIS – In Core Distrib. v. Xtreme Power (USA) Inc., a case filed in a Minnesota court, a judge there wrestled with whether or not a California corporation's former directors or officers were properly served with a court summons to appear, and a California securities attorney says this leads to problems of accountability.