U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California San Francisco Division News

Plaintiffs' proposal regarding discovery request in 'zombie cookie' suit against Turn approved

By Takesha Thomas | Nov 9, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A magistrate judge has approved the slightly modified proposal of plaintiffs in a case against a mobile marketing company regarding discovery requests.

Court approves Safeway breach of contract judgment distribution plan

By Carrie Salls | Aug 31, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California approved a “judgment distribution plan” in a class action breach of contract lawsuit filed against Safeway Inc., according to an Aug. 23 order.

Exxon: Climate change plaintiffs' response to dismissal argument a 'distraction'

By Charmaine Little | May 23, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – ExxonMobil's motion to dismiss a climate change lawsuit filed against it by two California cities makes a jurisdictional argument while it pursues a possible lawsuit against city officials in Texas.

Judge tosses lawsuit accusing Twitter of failing to block ISIS propaganda

By John Breslin | Dec 1, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge has tossed a lawsuit accusing Twitter of facilitating a terrorist who killed two United States contractors in Jordan last year.

California court denies request for new trial in Google fair use case

By S. Laney Griffo | Oct 17, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO - Google celebrated another victory against Oracle America last month when the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California denied Oracle's request for a new trial in the ongoing battle over Google's use of Oracle's Java application programming interfaces (APIs).

Woman claims Liberty Life Assurance Co. of Boston wrongfully denied her claim for long-term disability

By Wadi Reformado | Sep 28, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO — A woman has filed suit against a life insurance company she claims wrongfully denied her long-term disability payments.

Allstate Insurance Co. allegedly failed to adequately investigate a claim, disclose discovery of asbestos

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 21, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO — Homeowners have filed suit against their insurance policy provider for allegedly failing to cover insured water damage caused by a dishwasher and for purportedly failing to notify them of asbestos found and blown about in their home during the evaluation process.

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