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.
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.
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.
SAN FRANCISCO – A San Diego salt company has lost an appeal in a California court in an antitrust claim against a Mexican salt producer owned partially by the Mexican government and a Japanese company.
A California court has reversed a ruling that dismissed a First Amendment case involving the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The matter, involving the public's right to take photographs at the U.S.-Mexico border, will now be heard in court.
SAN DIEGO – The city of San Diego recently lost bid to have a civil case alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) tossed by the U.S. District Court of Southern District of California.
SAN FRANCISCO – A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently ruled that the co-founder of the Common Core State Standards will have to go back to the drawing board on a breach of contract claim against education giant Pearson Education.