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

Debt collector AFNI claimed to have made deceptive statements about alleged time-barred debt

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 17, 2018

FRESNO – A Modesto consumer alleges a collection letter she received has deceptive statements regarding the legal status of an alleged debt.

Class action over baby teether product continues, federal judge rules

By William Sassani | Aug 15, 2018

A class action lawsuit against a baby teether manufacturer accused of falsely advertising the products as BPA free will proceed, a federal judge ruled Aug. 8.

Federal judge will not revisit tomato processors' legal battle

By William Sassani | Aug 15, 2018

A federal judge will not reconsider her ruling in favor of two tomato processors accused of conspiracy and anti-trust violations.

Former employees of The Builder allege they are owed unpaid overtime wages

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 14, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Two Rancho Cordova residents who worked for a company for a few days earlier this summer allege they are owed unpaid overtime wages.

Accuire alleged to owe more than $400,000 to insurance company

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 13, 2018

SACRAMENTO – An insurance carrier alleges a Sacramento business owes more than $400,000.

Insurance company alleges Vforce owes more than $600,000 for policy

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 13, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A Sacramento business is alleged to have failed to pay a premium for an insurance policy.

Redding man alleges Matco Tools, others infringed patent

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 31, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A Redding man alleges several companies have infringed his patent for a tool.

Female officers with Department of Corrections file suit over discrimination allegations

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 31, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Two female correctional officers for the California Department of Corrections allege discrimination has limited their career opportunities and caused economic harm.

Wheelchair user alleges Al's Mini Mart is not readily accessible to customers with disabilities

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 30, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A Porterville business is alleged to have barriers that restrict access to patrons in wheelchairs.

Former Gold Coast Farms nursery workers allege they are owed unpaid overtime wages

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 30, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Two Tulare County residents allege the nursery they formerly worked for owes them unpaid overtime wages.

Man alleges disputed derogatory account is listed on Equifax report

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 30, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A consumer alleges an inaccurate report is still appearing on his credit report despite his dispute.

Adult film company can subpoena alleged illegal downloader

By Asia Mayfield | Jul 27, 2018

A federal judge will allow an adult film company to find out the identity of the person accused of illegally downloading porn movies off the Internet.

Navient Solutions alleged to have unlawfully called consumer after counsel representation notice

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 27, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A consumer alleges a debt collector unlawfully continued to contact him after he told it he was represented by counsel.

Country Fresh Batter can amend lawsuit against Lion Raisins, federal judge says

By Mary Ann Magnell | Jul 23, 2018

A federal judge will allow Country Fresh Batter, a cookie company, to amend its lawsuit against Lion Raisins.

Ernst & Young's motion for reconsideration in federal securities case denied

By Angela Underwood | Jul 18, 2018

SACRAMENTO – An Eastern District of California judge has denied a defendant’s motion to reconsider or certify an interlocutory appeal in a consolidated class action.

Federal judge throws out environmental complaint against shareholders of Sacramento metal plating facility

By Angela Underwood | Jul 18, 2018

A California federal judge dismissed the city of Sacramento’s soil and groundwater contamination complaint against a metal plating facility.

Defective roofing lawsuit moves ahead, federal court rules

By Elizabeth Alt | Jul 18, 2018

The U.S. District Court of Eastern California denied a building company’s request to throw out a class action lawsuit over defective fiberglass roofing shingles.

Federal court allows class action settlement against Danell Custom Harvesting

By Chandra Lye | Jul 18, 2018

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California approved a class action settlement for employees of Danell Custom Harvesting LLC on July 10.

Woman alleges Nevada County Courthouse has barriers to disabled individuals

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 16, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A disabled Grass Valley woman alleges the Nevada County Courthouse and Annex has access barriers and discriminatory policies that denied her full and equal access to the facility.

Sacramento Regional Public Safety Communications Center seeks $2.4 million from Tyler Technologies

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 11, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A California joint powers authority that provides services to six volunteer fire agencies alleges a company hired to upgrade a dispatch system failed to fulfill the agreement.

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