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

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.

Pit Stop Burgers alleged to have architectural barriers to customers with disabilities

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 25, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A quadriplegic alleges he is deterred from returning to a Torrance restaurant because of architectural barriers there that interfered with his access.

Allegedly injured motorist seeks $5 million from feds over crash with VA vehicle

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 25, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County man is seeking $5 million from the federal government over allegations he was injured in a 2015 collision with a federal vehicle.

Maxx Air alleged to owe more than $180,000 to HUG Engineering

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 25, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles company is alleged to have failed to pay a Georgia-headquartered company for products it ordered.

VenKee Communications alleges Belkin International product infringes patent

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 19, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Texas company alleges a router sold by a Playa Vista company infringes a patent.

Apple employee alleges he is entitled to benefits from Life Insurance Co. of North America

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 18, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A telephone operator for Apple alleges he is disabled and is entitled to long-term disability benefits.

3015327 Canada alleges merchandise valued at $1.3 million damaged at warehouse

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 17, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Canadian corporation alleges more than $1 million worth of merchandise was damaged while stored at a Huntinton Park warehouse.

Mazal Group alleges beauty products were sold online in violation of agreement with Florida resident

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 13, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Chatsworth beauty products manufacturer alleges a Miami, Florida resident intentionally sold product to resellers and/or online in violation of their agreement.

New York resident files copyright infringement suit against Regenmed Systems over website photo

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 13, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Stanford business is alleged to have used an image on its website that is substantially similar to a copyrighted imaged owned by a New York individual.

Consumers file suit against US Bank, others over allegations they made hundreds of collection calls

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 13, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A consumer alleges he has been contacted by a bank hundreds of times in its attempt to collect a debt.

Wheelchair user alleges Holiday Liquor does not have accessible parking

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 13, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Gardena liquor and grocery market is alleged to not have compliant parking spaces for customers with disabilities.

Man alleges Ashworth College, Ability Recovery Services attempted to collect unauthorized debt

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 13, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A consumer alleges his credit report inaccurately listed an account he paid in full in 2011.

Customer claims Los Angeles liquor store's parking lot has barriers to disabled individuals

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 13, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A wheelchair user alleges that a Los Angeles liquor store and grocery market failed to maintain a parking space designated for persons with disabilities.

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