U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California News

Court denies reconsideration of order for Egyptian entities to produce documents in estate case

By Takesha Thomas | Oct 15, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A California appeals court has denied a motion for reconsideration in a case involving the estate of an Egyptian national.

Judge rules agreement over sale of Primrose Mine is void after buyer failed to timely deposit funds

By Takesha Thomas | Oct 12, 2018

SACRAMENTO – The owners of a California mine have won an appeal to stop the sale of its mine to another company.

Female Farmers Insurance employee alleges 'glass ceiling' in place prevented her from retaining position level

By Asia Mayfield | Oct 5, 2018

SACRAMENTO – On Sept. 18, demoted Farmers Insurance employee Lisa Black filed a lawsuit alleging workplace discrimination.

Federal court resolves multi-million contract dispute between car auction company and consulting business

By Charmaine Little | Oct 4, 2018

A vehicle auction company will receive more than $9 million after a contract dispute with three technology consulting companies.

Rash Curtis & Associates alleged to have attempted to collect unauthorized fee from consumer

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 2, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A Placerville consumer alleges a Vacaville debt collector attempted to collect an unlawful fee.

Wheelchair user alleges step at M T Mini Mart entrance prevented him from entering

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 1, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A wheelchair user alleges he was unable to enter a Fresno business because of a step at the entrance.

FedEx Freight employees allege they lost their jobs because of their disabilities

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 1, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Two West Sacramento residents allege they were terminated by their employer after more than a decade of employment because of their disabilities.

Inaccurate information on credit report from Ditech Financial damaged credit, man alleges

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 1, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A Vallejo consumer alleges his creditworthiness has been damaged because of inaccurate information on his credit score.

Farmers Insurance claims employee files gender discrimination suit over exam results

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 1, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A Lincoln woman alleges she was not promoted because of gender and sex discrimination.

Court green-lights modification in preliminary Roadrunner Intermodel Services class action settlement

By Charmaine Little | Sep 21, 2018

SACRAMENTO – On Sept. 13, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California OK'd the approval of a change in a continuous preliminary class action settlement.

Prudential alleged to have breached plan terms by failing to pay disability benefits to woman

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 18, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A woman alleges an insurance company wrongfully terminated her long-term disability benefits.

Patterson Heavy Haul alleged to owe more than $6,000 to Teamsters trust

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 17, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A California corporation is alleged to have failed to pay unpaid contributions in full and failed to provide its records for an audit.

Consumer alleges Vallejo hotel is not accessible to disabled individuals

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 17, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A Vallejo hotel is alleged to have architectural barriers that interfere with a wheelchair user's ability to access the facility.

Former bus driver for First Student alleges cancer diagnosis was factor in termination

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 17, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A school bus driver alleges she lost her job earlier this year because of her medical condition.

Wheelchair user alleges Sabroso Restaurante only had one accessible table

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 17, 2018

FRESNO – A Terra Bella restaurant is alleged to have barriers that interfered with a wheelchair user's ability to have equal access to the facilities.

GC Services alleged to have failed to disclose it was collecting debt in voicemail message

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 17, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A Visalia resident alleges a Texas-based debt collector left a voicemail message and unlawfully failed to identify the nature of the call.

West Sacramento's environmental lawsuit dismissed

By Sandra Lane | Sep 14, 2018

A federal judge threw out a wide-ranging environmental lawsuit against more than 60 companies by the city of West Sacramento.

Patient alleges he was drugged at VA hospital, files medical negligence suit

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 13, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A patient is suing the Veterans Administration of the United States of America over allegations he was touched sexually during recovery from a surgery.

African-American man files discrimination suit against Sacramento over alleged treatment as city worker

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 11, 2018

SACRAMENTO – An Elk Grove resident alleges he was treated differently while employed by the city of Sacramento because he is African-American.

Woman alleges Equifax, OneMain Financial listed inaccurate information on report

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 11, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A consumer alleges inaccurate information is listed on her credit report.

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