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CitiMortgage, National Default Servicing granted dismissal wrongful foreclosure lawsuit

FRESNO – CitiMortgage and National Default Servicing Corp. were granted dismissal of a lawsuit over allegations they wrongfully foreclosed on a property.

Approval of class action settlement granted in PG&E wage underpayment case

FRESNO – A number of union employees from Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) were granted preliminary approval of a class action settlement in an unopposed motion in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California before Magistrate Judge Erica Grosjean.

PetSmart seeks to remove overtime pay case to federal court

FRESNO – A well-known pet supply company requested a removal of a suit filed by a former manager to federal court.

Former California City fire chief files suit against city over termination

FRESNO -- Former California City fire chief Justin Vincent has filed a lawsuit against city officials claiming he was pressured to be friendly to marijuana growers.

Fed Ex successful in moving wrongful firing lawsuit to federal court

A former Fed Ex employee has filed a wrongful termination lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, alleging age discrimination and retaliation and other wrongdoing.

Elderly passenger files lawsuit after North Tahoe Cruises fails to settle fall dispute

An elderly Nevada resident filed a lawsuit on April 19 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, alleging that North Tahoe Cruises Inc. and other defendants did not address a safety hazard on a lake cruise boat after the plaintiff allegedly fell.

Petitioners ask court to order Gov. Brown, attorney general to comply with Trump immigration efforts

SACRAMENTO – Two California residents filed a petition asking the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California Fresno Division to order Gov. Edmund G. “Jerry” Brown Jr. and Attorney General Xavier Becerra to comply with the promises made in their oath of office and enforce the immigration rules mandated by President Donald J. Trump, according to an April 20 court filing.

United States, Insight sue for payment of $570,367 allegedly owed for remediation work

SACRAMENTO – The United States of America filed a breach of contract lawsuit on behalf of Insight Environmental Engineering & Construction Inc. against Aecom Technical Services Inc., Federal Insurance Co. and 10 Doe defendants in connection with remediation work performed at Edwards Air Force Base, according to a complaint filed April 24 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California.

Fresno smoke shop operator alleged to have sold counterfeit RooR products

FRESNO – A Fresno smoke shop is alleged to have sold counterfeit RooR products.

Consumer alleges Collection Bureau of America failed to mark account as disputed

FRESNO – A Clovis consumer claims a debt collector failed to mark an alleged debt as disputed.

Hantavirus case formally dismissed after 2017 settlement

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) A California woman's lawsuit against Yosemite National Park and others, following her diagnosis with hantavirus cardiopulonary syndrome in 2012, has been formally dismissed by a federal judge after the parties reach a settlement in spring 2017.

4 employees accuse agricultural supply company of failing to pay overtime

FRESNO — Four employees have filed a class action lawsuit against an agricultural supply company, alleging failure to pay overtime wages.

Fresno grain company accuses Global Natural of breach of contract

FRESNO — A Fresno County grain company is suing Global Natural, alleging breach of contract.

Parlier enforcement officer accuses city of unpaid overtime wages

FRESNO — A Parlier enforcement officer has filed a class action lawsuit against the city, alleging unpaid overtime wages.

Consumer alleges Advanced Asset Group threatened him with legal action in collection call

FRESNO – A Clovis consumer alleges a debt collector threatened to take legal action that could not be legally be taken in a collection call.

Food company alleges customer owes more than $400,000

FRESNO — An Arizona food company is suing customers, alleging breach of contract and failure to account and pay promptly more than $400,000.

Former school district employee accuses plan administrator of violating ERISA

FRESNO — A Tulare County woman is suing an insurance company, alleging violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

Motorcycle operator blames U.S. Postal Service for crash

FRESNO — A motorcycle operator is suing the U.S. Postal Service and one of its drivers, alleging their negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff.

Disabled woman accuses Merced business of violating ADA

FRESNO — A woman with disabilities is suing the owners of a Merced business, alleging disability discrimination and failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations.

Disabled woman alleges convenience store fails to comply with ADA

FRESNO — A disabled special education teacher is suing a Valley Springs convenience store, alleging disability discrimination.