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Four amicus briefs filed in case appeal of bellwether Roundup trial; Farmers question - 'what is the law?'
SAN FRANCISCO – Four amicus briefs have been filed in the California Court of Appeals, First Appellate District, Division One in the case of Dewayne Johnson v. Monsanto.
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SAN FRANCISCO – Monsanto this week filed a combined reply brief and cross-respondent’s brief in the Dewayne Johnson cancer case against its Roundup weed killer in the Court of Appeal of the State of California, First Appellate District, Division One.
In an opinion filed on October 23, 2018, denying the petition filed by Save Lafayette Trees but granting Pacific Gas and Electric Company reconsideration, Stuart R. Pollak, Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, Division Four, held causes of action two, three, and four, demurrers affirmed, however reversing cause of action one, the order sustaining the City of Lafayette’s demurrer.
SAN FRANCISCO – Two neighborhood groups have lost an appeal in a suit over the planned development of a residential building in Helena.
Appeals court upholds prescriptive easement allowing access to path leading to MacKerricher State Park
SAN FRANCISCO – California's First District Court of Appeal recently affirmed a Mendocino County Superior Court ruling that granted a homeowner, who also rents the property on Airbnb, access to a path that runs along a neighbor's property line and leads MacKerricher State Park.
A state appeal court recently declined to revive a consolidated employee class action against San Francisco's largest recycling and solid waste company over its drug testing and counseling program.
Court affirms jury verdict in case over closure of San Francisco's apartment courtyard to use by children
SAN FRANCISCO – A state appeals court recently affirmed a lower court jury's verdict in a tenant harassment lawsuit filed by residents of an upscale San Francisco apartment complex over the use of a courtyard.
Former Kaggle President can bypass arbitration to sue board members over 2017 Google purchase, appeals court rules
Australian researcher and former Kaggle president Jeremy Howard is free to sue board members who he claims cheated him when the company was sold to Google in 2017, according to a recent state appeals court ruling.
SAN FRANCISCO – The 1st Appellate District Court of the California Court of Appeal, Division Five affirmed an order that set aside default judgments in asbestos injury cases that were served on a company that ceased operating in the 1970s.