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

Legal woes continue for multi-level marketing women's clothing company LuLaRoe

By John Severance | Apr 19, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Legal problems continue for LuLaRoe, a multi-level marketing company that sells women's clothing.

Farmacy Beauty didn't counterfeit Arcona's Eye Dew cream, court rules

By Scott Holland | Apr 3, 2019

LOS ANGELES – A federal judge has rejected Arcona’s counterfeit claim regarding its Eye Dew eye cream.

Making money out of spam: 'Excessively punitive' Calif. law allows $1K per email

By Gabriel Neves | Mar 27, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Instead of clearing out their spam folder, some email users are instead using a California law - one that a telecommunications attorney thinks is possibly unconstitutional - to file lawsuits.

Court grants partial judgement to beauty manufacturer in breach of contract case

By Takesha Thomas | Feb 24, 2019

A beauty product manufacturer has been granted, in part, a motion for default judgment in a breach of contract lawsuit.

Court grants dismissal of SPF-labeling class action against CVS

By Takesha Thomas | Feb 22, 2019

A federal court has granted CVS Pharmacy's motion to dismiss a class-action complaint over its sunscreen.

Court grants summary judgment for 20th Century Fox in suit filed by 'The Greatest Snowman' background actor

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 24, 2019

LOS ANGELES – A federal court has ruled in favor of two entertainment companies in a suit filed by a background actor on "The Greatest Showman" over allegations negligence caused his hearing problems.

International Aero Products granted leave to amend complaint in Aero trademark infringement case

By Charmaine Little | Jan 18, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California granted in part and denied in part motions in a company’s trademark infringement case against a similarly named company on Jan. 8.

Court denies motion to reconsider case against The Money Store

By Chandra Lye | Jan 3, 2019

Plaintiffs brought a class-action lawsuit claiming the company has fraudulent lending practices.

Court awards over $7 million in damages on violations against securities, consumer protection laws

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 26, 2018

LOS ANGELES -- An investor who attempted to invest in a real estate development in Russia and had losses due to wrongful action, has been awarded damages in court.

Rock bank RATT's general partnership wins dismissal of counterclaims in trademark infringement case

By Carrie Salls | Nov 30, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A federal court has dismissed counterclaims in a trademark lawsuit involving a band known for the 1984 song "Round and Round."

Court dismisses case claiming copyright infringement by Chive Media

By John Sammon | Nov 16, 2018

The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California dismissed a lawsuit in which a plaintiff claimed his photographs were used on websites in violation of copyright laws.

'Candy-Gram' trademark infringement claim against Sugarfina to proceed

By Carrie Salls | Oct 31, 2018

Luxury candy boutique Sugarfina, accused of infringing on Global Apogee's "Candy-Gram" trademark, had its motion to have the case dismissed denied by the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Judge sanctions attorney for more than $90,000, said he 'knowingly pursued frivolous claims'

By Elizabeth Alt | Oct 12, 2018

LOS ANGELES – On Sept. 27, the U.S. District Court for the Central District Court of California ruled that the attorney for an information directory service for the Iranian community should be sanctioned for “unreasonable and vexatious conduct."

Woman alleges medication Viberzi caused acute pancreatitis

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 29, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Burbank woman alleges that she was injured by a medication prescribed to treat irritable bowel syndrome.

Photographer alleges popcrunch.com used photos of Kenny Chesney, Willie Nelson without permission

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 26, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A professional photographer alleges a website registered with a Playa Del Ray address used two of his photos of entertainers without authorization.

Quest Diagnostic employee alleges LINA wrongfully denied disability benefit claims

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 26, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A woman formerly employed by Quest Diagnostics Inc. alleges her claims for disability benefits were wrongfully denied by her insurer.

Guess? alleged to have used photo published by makeup artist on Instagram without authorization

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 26, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A North Hollywood makeup art photographer alleges a clothing manufacturer used one of its photographs without permission on shirts.

La Puente store alleged to have too narrow travel paths for patrons with wheelchairs

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 26, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A wheelchair user alleges a La Puente furniture store was not accessible to him because the paths of travel were too narrow.

Individual alleges Freightquote.com unlawfully contacted him for solicitation purposes

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 26, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Winnetka consumer alleges an online transportation broker of freight services unlawfully called him for solicitation purposes.

VenKee Communications alleges TRENDnet router infringes patent

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 26, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Texas limited liability company is alleged to have infringed a patent owned by a Torrance corporation.

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