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Glenn K. Nilmeier Trucking alleges it is owed more than $13,000 for services

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 21, 2018

FRESNO – A trucking service company in Fresno County alleges that it was not paid for services it provided to a client.

Driver alleges he was injured when another driver struck vehicle on Highway 99

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 21, 2018

FRESNO – A man injured in a collision in Fresno is seeking damages from a Manteca motorist who allegedly struck his vehicle.

Individual alleges plants in sidewalk at Riley's Brew Pub caused fall

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 21, 2018

FRESNO – A patron of Clovis establishment alleges that she was injured because plants in the sidewalk caused her to trip and fall.

FARELLA BRAUN + MARTEL LLP: Five Farella Braun + Martel Partners Named to Benchmark Litigation’s 40 & Under Hotlist

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Farella Braun + Martel LLP’s Carly O. Alameda, Sarah Peterman Bell, Eugene Y. Mar, Jessica K. Nall, and Erica Villanueva have been named to Benchmark Litigation’s “40 & Under Hotlist” for 2018.

Petaluma-based ukulele maker claims North Carolina firm infringed on its trademark

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 20, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – Kala Brand Music Co., a Petaluma-based music instrument maker, recently filed a federal lawsuit claiming a North Carolina firm violated the copyright regarding a Kala ukulele.

Silicon Valley startup accused of shutting out early creators

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 20, 2018

A Florida investment company claims a blockchain startup took its software and shut the company out of its success.

Nurses formerly employed by Corizon Health allege they were not paid lawful wages

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 20, 2018

FRESNO – Several nurses previously employed by a health care company allege they are owed unpaid wages.

Valley Network Solutions, others alleged to have failed to complete project

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 20, 2018

FRESNO – Two Fresno County businesses allege that the companies they hired to install security systems failed to do so in a workmanlike manner.

Two Santa Rosa property owners face federal lawsuit over rare salamander

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 19, 2018

An environmental group brought a federal lawsuit against two landowners for allegedly threatening the Sonoma County population of the California tiger salamander.

Court upholds nearly $20,000 refund to Burbank Housing Development Corp. in school impact fee case

By Mary Ann Magnell | Sep 19, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A state appeals court affirmed a trial court’s decision on Sept. 10 that granted a petition for a writ of mandate and declaratory relief, invalidated agreements as well as refunded Burbank Housing Development Corp. $19,557 in fees in a case over school impact fees.

First Appellate District Court reverses judgment in favor of Softsol Technologies in fraud case

By Mary Ann Magnell | Sep 19, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A California appeals court reversed and remanded the Alameda County Superior Court’s judgment on Sept. 11 “with instructions to enter an order sustaining the demurrer with leave to amend” in a first cause of action over fraud allegations against defendant and respondent Softsol Technologies Inc.

Companies gear up for review and reversal of lead paint public nuisance case

By John Breslin | Sep 19, 2018

SACRAMENTO - Businesses and legal scholars are weighing in on a request that the U.S. Supreme Court review, and then overturn, a decision out of California that penalizes companies over lead-based paint, forcing them to pay potentially hundreds of millions for clean up costs.

VenKee Communications alleges Belkin International product infringes patent

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 19, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Texas company alleges a router sold by a Playa Vista company infringes a patent.

Consumer alleges false accounts with Discover, others are listed on credit report

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 19, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County consumer alleges his credit worthiness has been damaged because of three false accounts listed in his report.

United Food and Commercial Workers union alleges former director unlawfully kept union property

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 19, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A labor union alleges that a former director failed to return union property after he was terminated.

Appeals court upholds granting of nonsuit in favor of Honeywell in asbestos exposure case

By Mary Ann Magnell | Sep 18, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – The California Court of Appeal First Appellate District, Division Four, recently concluded that the Alameda County Superior Court did not err in granting a nonsuit in favor of Honeywell International Inc. in a mechanic's asbestos exposure suit.

Mitek Systems alleges insurers breached contract by denying duty to defend

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 18, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego corporation alleges its insurers failed to defend it in a lawsuit filed in a Texas court.

Consumer alleges AFNI is attempting to collect on an account that was paid in full

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 18, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego consumer alleges a debt collector is attempting to collect on a debt that was paid off.

Apple employee alleges he is entitled to benefits from Life Insurance Co. of North America

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 18, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A telephone operator for Apple alleges he is disabled and is entitled to long-term disability benefits.

Arizona woman alleged to have fled scene after striking minor at Gordon Wells sand dunes

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 18, 2018

SAN DIEGO – An Arizona resident is alleged to have hit a minor at the Gordon Wells sand dunes and fled the scene.

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