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Plaintiff agrees to cap damages at $75,000 instead of $5 million in Walmart falling tables case

LOS ANGELES – A lawsuit involving Wal-Mart and a woman who alleged she was injured at a store has been remanded from the federal court back to Los Angeles Superior Court.

Appeals court upholds ruling to dismiss copyright suit against Nike

SAN FRANCISCO -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has upheld a decision to dismiss a photographer’s copyright infringement allegations against Nike Inc.

Manufacturers group continues transparency initiative with records request to Richmond, the latest climate change plaintiff

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RICHMOND, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – In an effort to defend energy manufacturers against climate liability lawsuits, the Manufacturers Accountability Project has filed a California Public Records Act with many of the cities and counties regarding their contact with private attorneys working on contingency fees.

Court dismisses case against Cajon Valley Union School District

SAN DIEGO -- The U.S. District Court Southern District of California has dismissed a lawsuit against the Cajon Valley Union School District and the Cajon Valley Education Association.

Court dismisses some claims in case against Ford

SAN FRANCISCO -- In a class action lawsuit against Ford, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has dismissed some of the allegations, while allowing other claims to move forward.

Court rules no strong evidence in suit against DHS

SAN FRANCISCO -- The California Northern District Court has ruled that plaintiff Vinton Frost doesn’t have enough evidence to prove his case against the U. S. Department of Homeland Security.

Court denies attorneys fees challenge in Restoration Hardware class lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO -- The California Supreme Court has ruled against Francesca Muller, a shopper who challenged part of a $36 million award in a class action lawsuit against Restoration Hardware Inc.

Strategic Partners wins $520,000 in attorney fees over medical apparel case

LOS ANGELES -- Strategic Partners Inc., a distributor of medical apparel, successfully defended itself against a countersuit, winning $520,000 in reimbursement for attorney fees.