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Woman alleges she was injured in auto accident at Fresno intersection

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 19, 2018

FRESNO – A motorist is seeking damages over alleged injuries sustained in an auto accident in Fresno.

World Series of Beach Volleyball alleges Otter Pop maker backed out of agreement without notice

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 19, 2018

LOS ANGELES – An El Segundo organizer of a beach volleyball event alleges a sponsor terminated an agreement without notice.

Jet-I seeks refund from Professional Flight Transport after it allegedly failed to complete flight

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 19, 2018

LOS ANGELES – An air charter broker alleges a private jet operator failed to provide a flight as contracted and has failed to tender a refund.

Capital One Bank alleged to have called man 61 times after he asked it to stop

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 19, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Long Beach consumer alleges a debt collector contacted him 61 times after he asked the calls to stop.

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Law firm asks Calif. court to order journalist's deposition and documents in legal row with mining company

By John Breslin | Jul 19, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – As fraud investigators in the United Kingdom continue their probe into the alleged murky dealings in Africa of a mining company, a federal court is being asked to subpeona a California reporter.

Motion to compel arbitration in Trademark Engine case denied

By Elizabeth Alt | Jul 18, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – The Northern California District Court denied patent website Trademark Engine’s motion to compel arbitration for LegalForce, stating that Trademark failed to show that “plaintiffs are parties to the Terms of Service or that they are estopped from avoiding arbitration.”

Ernst & Young's motion for reconsideration in federal securities case denied

By Angela Underwood | Jul 18, 2018

SACRAMENTO – An Eastern District of California judge has denied a defendant’s motion to reconsider or certify an interlocutory appeal in a consolidated class action.

Community Regional Medical Center patient alleges fractured jaw wasn't diagnosed

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 18, 2018

FRESNO – A Fresno County man alleges a health care facility failed to diagnose a jaw fracture.

Birth defect lawsuit will proceed against Sony Electronics, California's high court rules

By Trisha Marczak-Taurinskas | Jul 18, 2018

The Supreme Court of California allowed a lawsuit over birth defects to move forward against Sony Electronics Inc. on July 5.

Student, mother allege Fresno USD employees failed to look for girl after she stayed in restroom

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 18, 2018

FRESNO – A minor child and her mother are seeking damages from a school district after the child allegedly was left in a bathroom stall and teachers failed to look for her.

Minor child alleges negligence of Valley Children's Hospital caused brain damage

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 18, 2018

FRESNO – A minor child through his guardian alleges the negligence of a physician and medical facility caused him injuries.

Federal judge throws out environmental complaint against shareholders of Sacramento metal plating facility

By Angela Underwood | Jul 18, 2018

A California federal judge dismissed the city of Sacramento’s soil and groundwater contamination complaint against a metal plating facility.

Defective roofing lawsuit moves ahead, federal court rules

By Elizabeth Alt | Jul 18, 2018

The U.S. District Court of Eastern California denied a building company’s request to throw out a class action lawsuit over defective fiberglass roofing shingles.

Motorist alleges collision at Fresno intersection caused injuries

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 18, 2018

FRESNO – A motorist alleges he was injured in a collision at a Fresno intersection.

Betts alleged to have terminated female employee over harassment complaints

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 18, 2018

FRESNO – A woman alleges she was terminated by her Fresno County employer because she reported sexual harassment in the workplace.

Federal court allows class action settlement against Danell Custom Harvesting

By Chandra Lye | Jul 18, 2018

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California approved a class action settlement for employees of Danell Custom Harvesting LLC on July 10.

Pacific Choice Brands alleged to have wrongfully terminated employees over overtime complaints

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 18, 2018

FRESNO – Two former employees of a Fresno County company allege they were wrongfully terminated over their complaints about the company's pay policies.

Man alleges hole at Belmont Memorial Park caused fall

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 18, 2018

FRESNO – A man alleges he was injured at a Fresno cemetery after falling because of a hole.

Bureau of Land Management ordered to complete administrative record regarding suspension of Waste Prevention Rule

By Angela Underwood | Jul 17, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently sided with citizen groups who filed a motion to complete the administrative record regarding the decision by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to suspend Waste Prevention Rule protections for one year.

Appeals court says state agency did not abuse its power in setting daily lead level limit

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 17, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO — California's 1st District Court of Appeal recently ruled that the state's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) did not abuse its discretion when it set the maximum allowable dose level (MADL) for lead as a reproductive toxicant.

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