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

Encore Capital Group alleged to have called consumer without consent

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 4, 2018

SAN DIEGO – An Orange County individual alleges a finance company has invaded his privacy with its calls.

Leasing agent alleges Conam Management failed to pay overtime wages

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 4, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A leasing agent has filed a class-action lawsuit against a real estate investment company over allegations of failure to pay overtime wages.

Dutra Group alleged to have failed to provide fall protection to worker

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 4, 2018

SAN DIEGO – An El Cajon man alleges he was injured in a fall on a vessel because his employer failed to provide fall protection.

Cox Communications customer alleges calls were recorded without consent

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 4, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego County man alleges that a telecommunications company has a policy of "secretly recording" telephone conversations with consumers.

Dr. Seuss Enterprises granted motion to strike several defense claims in book infringement case

By Sandra Lane | Jul 2, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California recently ruled on Dr. Seuss Enterprises LP's (DSE's) motions to strike several affirmative defenses by defendants in an ongoing infringement battle regarding two books.

Double Image Barber Shop in El Cajon alleged to not have accessible parking

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 26, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A paraplegic alleges that an El Cajon property no longer has accessible parking spaces for patrons with disabilities.

Man alleges Rural/Metro of San Diego, others attempting to collect invalid debt

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 26, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego County man alleges that a collector is attempting to collect an alleged debt he does not owe.

Oh Yeah!!! challenges JY Designs and Creations' use of Oooh Yeah! mark

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 25, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego lifestyle company alleges that a Walnut business is selling items under a counterfeit trademark.

Wheelchair user alleges Campo Greens does not have accessible parking

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 25, 2018

SAN DIEGO – Spring Valley marijuana dispensary and retail store is alleged to not have parking available for patrons with disabilities.

Federal judge denies motions to alter $85,600 jury award in re-manufactured engine case

By Kory Oswald | Jun 20, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A federal judge in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California recently let stand a jury decision to award plaintiffs $85,600 in a dispute involving two re-manufactured aircraft engines.

Court denies part of Atkins' bid to dismiss misleading labeling lawsuit

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 16, 2018

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California offered a mixed ruling to a woman who claimed that low-carb diet company Atkins Nutritionals Inc. (Atkins) uses misleading statements regarding the net carbs on its snacks.

Court denies amended motion for class certification in alleged Dodge Dart defects case

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 13, 2018

SAN DIEGO – The Southern California District Court issued a ruling to deny a group of plaintiffs’ motions to certify a class of people who bought or leased certain year models of the Dodge Dart they allege has a defective clutch.

Battle of the Midway wrestling tournament founder granted judgment after defendants failed to participate

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 12, 2018

SAN DIEGO – Left Coast Wrestling LLC was granted judgement in its suit over allegations a former partner of the company took its trademarked name Battle of the Midway used for youth wrestling tournaments and created his own wrestling tournament.

Doctor ordered by Southern District court to produce emails in defamation suit

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 12, 2018

SAN DIEGO – On May 24, the Southern California District Court granted part of Dr. Jason Toranto’s motion to compel another doctor to produce emails relating to his suit over allegations that multiple doctors conspired to keep him from getting a job with the Children’s Hospital of Orange County.

Individual dismissed as plaintiff in securities fraud suit against Face It CEO

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 12, 2018

SAN DIEGO – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California granted a motion to dismiss an individual plaintiff who alleged fraud and elder abuse.

Reynolds, Jensen, Swan & Pershing alleged to have not provided consumer with enough time to dispute alleged debt

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 5, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego consumer alleges a Riverside County law firm did not provide her with enough time to dispute an alleged debt.

Oceanside man alleges debt collectors made false statements in suit

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 5, 2018

SAN DIEGO – An Oceanside consumer claims false representations made by a debt collector negatively impacted his legal rights and caused him confusion.

Strike 3 Holdings alleges AT&T U-verse subscriber has infringed adult films

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 4, 2018

SAN DIEGO – An adult motion picture producer alleges an unknown AT&T U-verse subscriber has infringed several of its films.

Energy Remodeling alleged to have made unlawful marketing calls

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 4, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego County man claims that a corporation unlawfully called him to market its services.

San Diego lawyers claim Virgin Islands' firm hasn't paid them

By Elizabeth Alt | May 27, 2018

​Several San Diego law firms claim Amy Claire Dempsey of BioImpact, a company based in the U.S. Virgin Islands, has flat out refused to pay any of them for about $300,000 in services rendered.