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

Consumer claims Nestle USA's No GMO Ingredients seal is deceptive

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 13, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against a food manufacturing company over allegations a seal displaying a lack of GMO ingredients is deceptive.

Two seek $250,000 from federal government over collision with Border Patrol employee

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 2, 2018

LOS ANGELES – Two individuals are seeking $250,000 each after their vehicle was rear-ended by a federal employee in Riverside County.

Man alleges Lawndale business does not have ADA complaint parking space

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 14, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A wheelchair user alleges a Lawndale restaurant denied him full and equal access to its amenities because of the condition of its parking lot.

Wheelchair user alleges Casa Rio's Restaurant does not have ADA-compliant parking

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 14, 2018

LOS ANGELES – An Inglewood restaurant is alleged to not have compliant parking for patrons with disabilities.

Molecular biologist alleges he was not listed as inventor in three patents, seeks correction

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 2, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A molecular biologist and biochemist residing in Shanghai, China alleges he was not listed as an inventor on three U.S. patents.

Kernwood/Forbes Press alleged to owe more than $500,000 to pension plan

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Mar 20, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A multi-employer pension plan alleges that a corporation organized under Massachusetts law failed it pay its withdrawal liability payments.

Professional Printers alleged to owe more than $200,000 in withdrawal liability assessments

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Mar 20, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A multi-employer pension plan alleges a dissolved corporation organized under Colorado laws breached a bargaining agreement.

Liminex alleged to have infringed Kajeet patents in GoGuardian products

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Mar 19, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Virginia company alleges that an El Segundo software developer has infringed its patents with some of its products.

Music producers accuse entertainment company of copyright violations

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Mar 8, 2018

LOS ANGELES — Music producers are suing an entertainment company, alleging copyright infringement.

Bank accuses L.A. borrower of defaulting on more than $300,000

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Mar 6, 2018

LOS ANGELES — A Florida banking corporation is suing a Los Angeles borrower, alleging breach of contract in failing to pay more than $300,000.

Carpenters board alleges audits not properly submitted

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 28, 2018

LOS ANGELES — A carpenters' board of trustees is suing a construction company, alleging violation of workers compensation acts.

GPS tracker developer accuses competitor of patent infringement

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 26, 2018

LOS ANGELES — A Sonoma County man is suing a competitor, alleging use of ian nfringed product without consent.

Eye care company accuses Kimberly-Clark of trademark violations

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 16, 2018

LOS ANGELES — A San Luis Obispo eye care company is suing Kimberley-Clark, alleging unauthorized used of its Soft Touch trademark.

Former employee accuses Disney of wrongful termination

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 12, 2018

LOS ANGELES — A former employee is suing a unit of Walt Disney, alleging discrimination, violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act and wrongful termination.

Photographer accuses consulting firm of copyright infringement

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 12, 2018

LOS ANGELES — A photographer is suing a consulting firm, alleging copyright infringement.

Music publisher accuses Spotify of copyright infringement in $1.6 billion suit

By Dee Thompson | Jan 11, 2018

Wixen Music Publishing Inc. recently filed a lawsuit against Spotify, alleging copyright infringement on thousands of songs by major artists such as Stevie Nicks, Weezer and Tom Petty.

Women's clothing company accuses Spanx of copyright infringement

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 3, 2018

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles women's clothing company is suing a manufacturer of undergarment clothing, alleging trade dress infringement and unfair competition.

Employee alleges Israeli company failed to pay retainer fee

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 13, 2017

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles County man is suing an Israeli company, alleging breach of contract.

Film distribution business alleges media company breached contract

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 12, 2017

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

Meat Loaf accused of stealing song

By Karen Kidd | Oct 11, 2017

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.

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