SACRAMENTO (Legal Newsline) - As Facebook faces a deeply damaging class action suit over its admitted sale of data to third parties, the potential that other social media and tech companies will be hauled before the courts is increasing in likelihood.
SACRAMENTO – A recent article published by Reuters calls into question the safety of glyphosate, a common weed killer, which, up until now, has only been challenged by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).
Attorney David Campbell Sutton, of Clovis, California, practicing in Florida for more than 27 years, has been disbarred following a Jan. 24 Florida Supreme Court order after his 2014 suspension in North Carolina, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.
SAN FRANCISCO — A state appeals court recently affirmed a lower court's denial of an anti-SLAPP (strategic lawsuits against public participation) motion in event planning company Area 51's lawsuit against the City of Alameda and others over alleged breach of contract.
SAN DIEGO — A San Diego man is suing Home Depot, alleging unlawful business practices in failing to pay him overtime.
After years and millions of dollars in legal setback, Nevada-based Rimini Street says a mixed appeals court ruling earlier this month marks the beginning of turning around it's largely losing legal defense against Oracle Corporation.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - There will be a lot of familiar faces in U.S. District Judge Dan Polster’s courtroom in Cleveland on Jan. 31, when lawyers gather for a hearing on multidistrict litigation against the nation’s opioid manufacturers and distributors.
California ranked second in the latest listing of "Judicial Hellholes," an annual report from the American Tort Reform Association (ATRA) that tracks real-time disadvantages to defendants by civil court judges across the U.S.
The California Sixth District Court of Appeal recently reversed a trial court's decision in a malicious prosecution lawsuit.
The California Sixth District Court of Appeal recently ruled that California's Unfair Competition Law (UCL) does not apply to a California couple who attempted to challenge the repossession of their home.
The California First Appellate District Court of Appeal recently decided to uphold the Solano County Superior Court's decision to drop Linda Vanpelt's case against HSBC Bank USA, National Association and Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Inc.
LOS ANGELES — A law firm that was representing Toys R Us in one case and fighting against the toy company in another will not be disqualified.
A U.S. district court in California recently granted a motion to dismiss a Fair Credit Reporting Act class action against Hertz, with the case moving back to San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO – A decision regarding whether waiting for a call to head into work is actually considered working has been bouncing around California courts.
ORLANDO -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is on the verge of providing a concrete resolution to the contrasting opinions of district courts regarding certification and classification of dietary supplements and the lawsuits related to them.
SACRAMENTO – An idea hatched in Miami for helping individuals find an attorney who fits their budget has expanded to northern California.
Allstate Insurance Co. allegedly failed to adequately investigate a claim, disclose discovery of asbestos
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.
RIVERSIDE – A Victorville restaurant is facing a suit from several owners of copyrighted music alleging their songs were performed without a license.
LOS ANGELES – A Florida company alleges a Los Angeles towing company is using its mark without permission.
GAINESVILLE — An individual has filed suit against an insurance company for allegedly denying her claim for disability benefits.