The January 31 decision could have especially strong implications for lawsuits over talcum powder
ALAMEDA – The difference between the asbestos fibers you have in your body and the asbestos fibers Terry Leavitt is alleging caused her to develop mesothelioma are their size a pathologist said on Wednesday, adding that baby powder exposure is so far the lone indicator.
ALAMEDA – Trial opened Monday in Alameda Superior Court with a plaintiff claiming that exposure to Johnson & Johnson baby powder caused her to develop mesothelioma, an extremely rare and deadly form of cancer.
TBS, 'Conan' show fail to prove fraud in copyright case over Tom Brady joke told on air, court rules
A joke on the Conan late-night talk show ended up in court after a man sued the show for allegedly stealing one of his jokes; recently, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California granted his motion for summary judgement amid the show and network's fraud claims.
SAN DIEGO – A San Diego County resident alleges a brand of soda is falsely advertised as natural.
SAN DIEGO – A San Diego County man alleges a femoral stem hip replacement device failed and he had to undergo a revision surgery to replace the faulty device.
LOS ANGELES – During opening arguments on Aug. 20 in a lawsuit to determine if Johnson & Johnson baby powder caused plaintiff Carolyn Weirick to develop mesothelioma, a rare form of terminal cancer, her lawyer said the company tried to hide from the truth.
SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) A California woman's lawsuit against Yosemite National Park and others, following her diagnosis with hantavirus cardiopulonary syndrome in 2012, has been formally dismissed by a federal judge after the parties reach a settlement in spring 2017.
Los Angeles attorney Jeffrey Allen Lewiston faces stayed suspension and probation following a California State Bar recommendation regarding 14 counts of misconduct in seven client matters in states where Lewiston is not licensed to practice law and which ended with a Federal Trade Commission investigation in 2013.
FRESNO — A consumer is suing First Data Merchant Services LLC, a collection agency, citing failure to investigate the plaintiff's dispute into an alleged debt.
MENLO PARK - Embedded technology that collects and shares information from all kinds of everyday items may be improving quality of life, but the accompanying liability risks have legal experts predicting that the Internet of Things (IoT) will be the next litigation target for the plaintiffs' bar.
LOS ANGELES — A former CNN employee has new life in seeking claims of alleged bias and discrimination against the media juggernaut after a recent ruling by the California Court of Appeal.
SONORA — Wheeler & Egger CPAs LLP discovered a data breach at their firm in August involving several of the firm's clients who filed a 2015 tax return extension.
SAN FRANCISCO – A San Jose Porshe owner has filed a class-action lawsuit against an auto manufacturer alleging that a defective part poses a safety hazard.
LOS ANGELES – Two Porsche owners are suing the automobile manufacturer alleging that it knowingly violated the Clean Air Act by putting a defeat device in its diesel-powered cars that would temporarily reduce emissions in order to pass inspection.
SAN FRANCISCO – A Texas man has filed a class-action lawsuit against a car manufacturer alleging that it knowingly violated U.S. environmental law by putting a "defeat device" in its cars that would temporarily reduce emissions in order to pass inspection.
SAN FRANCISCO – A technology company is suing a California corporation over claims it hasn't paid for a completed project.
SAN FRANCISCO – A San Carlos photographer is suing several businesses over claims his photo was used without his permission.
SAN FRANCISCO – Seven individuals, and on behalf of others in a similar situation, are suing Porsche, Volkswagen and Audi over allegations that the auto manufacturers mislead consumers.