SAN FRANCISCO – Two neighborhood groups have lost an appeal in a suit over the planned development of a residential building in Helena.
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Appeals court upholds prescriptive easement allowing access to path leading to MacKerricher State Park
SAN FRANCISCO – California's First District Court of Appeal recently affirmed a Mendocino County Superior Court ruling that granted a homeowner, who also rents the property on Airbnb, access to a path that runs along a neighbor's property line and leads MacKerricher State Park.
Appeals court affirms ruling that 244 attorneys in VW 'clean diesel' case are not entitled to recoup fees
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit recently affirmed a district court ruling that determined a group of 244 attorneys seeking to recoup attorneys' fees from a class action suit regarding emission test "defeat devices" in certain Volkswagen an Audi diesel vehicles.
SAN FRANCISCO – California's 1st District Court of Appeal recently ordered that lawsuit involving an attorney who alleges that she was denied advancement and work opportunities be sent back to San Francisco County Superior Court for review.
A court has approved a $3.5-million settlement in a class-action lawsuit targeting DuPont over a titanium dioxide price-fixing claim.
A California court has denied a request from the Ford Motor Company to dismiss parts of an amended complaint in a class-action lawsuit over allegedly defective door latches.
Blue Shield has won a partial summary judgement in California court over claims of unfair business practices.
Nissan has won part of a motion to dismiss class-action claims against the carmaker involving alleged defects in its Altima brand.
SAN FRANCISCO – A magistrate judge has approved the slightly modified proposal of plaintiffs in a case against a mobile marketing company regarding discovery requests.
A class-action lawsuit against Ocean Spray will now move forward in a case over the alleged use of synthetic acids in drinks labeled as "100%" with no artificial flavorings.
California probate law recognizes Japanese "yoshi-engumi" as an “adoption,” appeals court rules
Appeals court upholds SEC violation finding against deceased owner of San Diego financial planning firm
Company is charged with bilking investors out of funds
SAN FRANCISCO – A federal appeals court has upheld a settlement awarding some $3.5 million to consumers who alleged they were placed in a membership rewards program without their consent and vacated a ruling on attorneys' fees.
SAN FRANCISCO – A diver has won more than $33,000 in a partial summary judgment for his medical expenses he incurred after he sustained burns on his skin after working on a project for a construction company.
SACRAMENTO – A California appeals court has denied a motion for reconsideration in a case involving the estate of an Egyptian national.
SAN FRANCISCO – A Table Bluff Rancheria cigarette shop owner has won a reversal from an appeals court regarding an Unfair Competition Law (UCL) claim in a case over cigarette sales filed by the state.
SAN JOSE – A federal court has dismissed a claim against Google LLC after a businessman claimed the online ad service misled and charged him for fraudulent clicks.
SACRAMENTO – The owners of a California mine have won an appeal to stop the sale of its mine to another company.
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth District recently ruled that a class-action lawsuit filed against Kroger over claims of misleading labels on bread crumbs can move forward.
Appeals court vacates jury decision in copyright suit against Led Zeppelin over 'Stairway To Heaven'
SAN FRANCISCO – Attorneys for Led Zeppelin are heading back to the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California to defend the band in copyright lawsuit over the song "Stairway to Heaven" after an appeals court ruled that the district court erred in jury instructions in the case.