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

United Food and Commercial Workers union alleges former director unlawfully kept union property

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 19, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A labor union alleges that a former director failed to return union property after he was terminated.

Mitek Systems alleges insurers breached contract by denying duty to defend

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 18, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego corporation alleges its insurers failed to defend it in a lawsuit filed in a Texas court.

Consumer alleges AFNI is attempting to collect on an account that was paid in full

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 18, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego consumer alleges a debt collector is attempting to collect on a debt that was paid off.

Arizona woman alleged to have fled scene after striking minor at Gordon Wells sand dunes

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 18, 2018

SAN DIEGO – An Arizona resident is alleged to have hit a minor at the Gordon Wells sand dunes and fled the scene.

Lien Enforcement alleged to have called consumer without permission

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 18, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego County consumer alleges a debt collector contacted her without her consent.

Basketball that struck sprinkler head at San Diego property alleged to have caused $700,000 in property damage

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 18, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A sprinkler head in an apartment building that was purportedly broken by tenants playing with a basketball is alleged to have caused more than $700,000 in property damage.

Solana Beach property allegedly denied wheelchair user full and equal access because of parking lot

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 18, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A wheelchair user alleges that a parking space at a Solana Beach business was not compliant.

Capital One alleged to have harassed man with collection calls despite cease and desist letters

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 18, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego County consumer alleges he was harassed by the frequency of a debt collector's calls.

MyGo alleges Mission Beach Industries camera mount infringes patent

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 18, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego company alleges another business in the city has infringed its patent for a GoPro camera mount.

Widow of deceased NFL football star sues NCAA over head injuries

By Sandra Lane | Sep 15, 2018

SAN DIEGO - The widow of former NFL and NCAA football player Jeffrey Staggs filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Aug. 27, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, naming the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) as defendant.

Bonsall Jack in the Box allegedly does not have ADA-compliant parking spaces

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 12, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A wheelchair user alleges a Bonsall restaurant has barriers for customers with disabilities.

San Marcos restaurant alleged to have barriers to disabled patrons

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 12, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A wheelchair user alleges a San Marcos restaurant has barriers that restricted his access to the property.

NCAA wrongful death suit involving CTE could impact the sport itself, player rep agency lawyer says

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 11, 2018

A recent wrongful death lawsuit filed against the NCAA alleging a former linebacker at San Diego State University who went on to play for San Diego Chargers died as a result of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a type of trauma suffered in contact sports, could have implications that go beyond the NCAA, an attorney with an NFL player representation agency said.

The Lawton Law Firm alleged to have used copyrighted photograph without consent

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 11, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego professional photographer alleges a San Diego law firm used his copyrighted photograph without authorization.

Patient alleges Wright Medical Technology hip replacement device is faulty, failed

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 11, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego County man alleges a femoral stem hip replacement device failed and he had to undergo a revision surgery to replace the faulty device.

Hiland Dairy Foods allege Brisa Goods owes more than $3 million on note

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 11, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A company organized under Illinois law alleges that it is still owed millions on a promissory note from a company.

EEOC files employment discrimination suit against Honold Enterprises

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 11, 2018

SAN DIEGO – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleges that a Riverside County-based business engages in a pattern of hiring predominately females over males for server positions.

Big Block Realty, Cali Bear Homes alleged to have unlawfully placed telemarketing calls

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 11, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego consumer alleges a real estate brokerage unlawfully called her to market its services.

Blind job applicant alleges KBR website is not accessible

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 11, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A company headquartered in Texas is alleged to have a website that is not fully accessible to the visually impaired.

Helix Environmental Planning accuses Helix Environmental and Strategic Solutions of infringement

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 11, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A La Mesa business alleges a Porter Ranch company is infringing its trade name.