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Judge reduces legal fees award by more than $60,000 in ADA complaint

By Scott Holland | May 14, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge said a man with muscular dystrophy is entitled to recover legal fees incurred while pursuing a claim for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act, though not at the amount originally requested.

Judge rules on pleadings in favor of PLC Diagnostics in suit over investments

By Scott Holland | May 14, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge has ended a legal action stemming from disputed investments.

Motion to stay in patent dispute between Uniloc, LG Electronics granted

By Scott Holland | May 14, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge has agreed to hold off on resolving a patent dispute.

Judge allows modification of scheduling order in MagTarget patent breach lawsuit

By Scott Holland | May 14, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge will allow further modification of a patent breach action.

Judge grants Honeywell's motion to dismiss market-share liability claim in asbestos lawsuit

By Scott Holland | May 13, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge has dismissed part of a complaint from a man suing several companies alleging asbestos exposure led to his lung cancer.

Judge won't stay lawsuit over soured Fiji land deal

By Scott Holland | May 13, 2019

SAN DIEGO – A federal judge rejected a request to put a stay on a lawsuit centered on a real estate deal in Fiji.

Judge approves $700,000 settlement deal to end unpaid wages lawsuit against LabCorp, EMSI

By Scott Holland | May 13, 2019

SAN DIEGO – A federal judge on the bench of the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of California granted preliminary approval of a $700,000 settlement agreement that could end a class action complaint alleging federal labor law violations.

Court allows former subcontractor to amend breach of contract suit regarding project at Army base

By Scott Holland | May 13, 2019

OAKLAND – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently determined that a subcontractor can amend its breach of contract complaint regarding a project at the Fort Hunter Liggett.

Breach of contract suit against Columbia Property Capital remanded to state court

By Scott Holland | May 8, 2019

SAN DIEGO – A federal judge remanded a portion of a breach of contract suit over five promissory notes to a state court.

Judge strikes portion of report in patent lawsuit between MLC Intellectual Property, Micro Technology

By Scott Holland | May 7, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge has weighed in on a five-year-old technology infringement lawsuit.

Discrimination suit against physicians dismissed over failure to state a claim

By Scott Holland | May 7, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge has dismissed a discrimination lawsuit against several physicians because it failed to meet statutory deadlines and failed to state a claim.

Judge dismisses lawsuit against American General Life Insurance over $1 million policy

By Scott Holland | May 7, 2019

SAN DIEGO – A federal judge has ruled against a woman who filed a lawsuit over a $1 million life insurance policy.

Judge orders BMW to produce documents in warranty lawsuit

By Scott Holland | May 7, 2019

SAN DIEGO – A federal judge has weighed in on a dispute involving a customer who alleged BMW failed to live up to warranty terms to repair alleged defects with his vehicle.

Judge denies restraining order request from man trying to stop tax sale of El Cajon property

By Scott Holland | May 6, 2019

SAN DIEGO – A federal judge has ruled against a man trying to prevent the sale of his property after a city removed more than 195 tons of waste from it and assessed abatement costs.

Judge tosses ex-professor's discrimination lawsuit against San Mateo County Community College District board

By Scott Holland | May 6, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge has dismissed a complaint a former physics professor brought against a community college district.

Judge tosses pharmaceutical patent suit for failure to join required party Astellas US

By Scott Holland | May 6, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge agreed to dismiss a pharmaceutical patent infringement suit over jurisdictional issues.

Judge scuttles woman's lawsuit against US Bank over defaulted mortgage

By Scott Holland | May 4, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California judge has ruled in favor of US Bank in a lawsuit from a home mortgage holder.

Woman's suit against Silverthorn Resort Associates over boat propeller injury dismissed

By Scott Holland | May 4, 2019

SACRAMENTO – A federal judge has dismissed a personal injury lawsuit filed by a woman who came into contact with the propeller of a houseboat.

Judge denies request to transfer complaints against maker of BANG energy drinks

By Scott Holland | Apr 23, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge has weighed in on two class action complaints against VPX Sports in which the amount in controversy is more than $5 million.

Judge rules DaVita, Star Dialysis cannot sue Amy's Kitchen with federal claims over dialysis coverage

By Scott Holland | Apr 23, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge ruled in favor of Amy’s Kitchen Inc. in a lawsuit about changes to its employee health insurance plan.

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