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Film distribution business alleges media company breached contract

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles County film distribution business is suing media company, alleging breach of contract

Meat Loaf accused of stealing song

LOS ANGELES (Northern California Record) – Meat Loaf, as one of his most famous hits suggests, would do anything for love. However, he may have been willing to steal the lyrics of the song "I'd Do Anything For Love," according to a lawsuit filed in federal court 24 years after the iconic tune's release.

Poncho & Goldstein Inc. accused of infringing design for Wine Eye Chart product

LOS ANGELES – A Santa Barbara County artist that designed the "Wino Eye Chart" alleges his artwork was unlawfully copied.

Woman files suit over numerous calls from Capital One Bank

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County individual claims that a debt collector has called her approximately 130 times since she asked it to stop.

Lookout Entertainment accused of failing to submit to union groups' audit requests

LOS ANGELES – The board of directors for three union plans alleges that a Hermosa Beach corporation has failed to submit to an audit.

Vecrom Exim LTD seeks $685,000 from Newbury Park man

LOS ANGELES – A corporation alleges a Newbury Park man failed to perform his duties under an agreement.

Woman alleges she was not paid overtime during her employment as a caregiver

LOS ANGELES – A caregiver has filed a class-action lawsuit against her former employer over allegations that it did not provide meal or rest breaks.

Woman alleges she is entitled to disability benefits

LOS ANGELES – A La Mirada woman alleges she is entitled to disability benefits from her insurer.

Chase Bank USA alleged to have called consumer more than 100 times after consent was revoked

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles man alleges a debt collector harassed him with its frequent calls.

Edge Systems, AXIA Medsciences allege Ageless Serums infringed patents

LOS ANGELES – Two California business allege a Texas limited liability company's facial infusion unit infringes its patents.

JCR Fabrics allege Amazon, other department stores infringed textile design

LOS ANGELES – A textile company alleges that Amazon, Kohls and others offer garments made with infringing fabric designs.

Carpenters Southwest Administrative Corp. seeks audit of John R. Apperson Construction

LOS ANGELES – A Southern California construction company is alleged to have refused an audit.

Patagonia claims Kaleidoscope Custom Apparel and Design uses infringing mark

LOS ANGELES – A Ventura sportswear company alleges its trademark was unlawfully imitated by a Tennessee company

Photographer claims Barcroft Media, Valnet unlawfully used photos

LOS ANGELES – A photographer alleges several of his photographs were used without permission.

Lakeview Builders alleged to owe more than $12,000 in contributions to union funds

LOS ANGELES – A California corporation is alleged to have failed to pay employee contributions.

Artist Curtis Kulig alleges Illinois corporation is selling infringing products

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles artist, illustrator and photographer alleges his trademark Love Me tag was used without his permission.

RDM Tile Co. North alleged to owe more than $13,000 to Tile Industry Health and Welfare Fund

LOS ANGELES – An Oceanside employer is accused of failing to pay employee contributions to a labor union fund.

Razorgator.com accused of unlawfully using photo

LOS ANGELES – A commercial photographer claims a Marina Del Rey ticket and sporting event website unlawfully used his photo.

GCIU - Employer Retirement Fund alleges it is owed more than $420,000

LOS ANGELES – A multiemployer pension plan alleges a Virginia trade union failed to pay its withdrawal liability obligation.

Couple alleges Capital One Bank harassed them with collection calls

LOS ANGELES – A Virginia company is facing a suit from a Los Angeles County couple over allegations it harassed them with frequent calls.