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Target Corp. accused of selling infringing chalk toy

LOS ANGELES – A toy company alleges that a general merchandise retailer is selling copies of a chalk toy.

Standard Fabrics International Inc. alleges Target sells infringing clothing

LOS ANGELES – Target and others are accused of selling clothing that used a textile design without authorization.

Artist alleges Target used work without authorization for garments

LOS ANGELES – An artist known for his street art alleges Target copied one of his designs for clothing without authorization.

Appeals court rules against defendant in mortgage case

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.

California court of appeals rejects company's anti-deficiency claim

LOS ANGELES – California's Second District Court of Appeals has reversed a decision by a trial court that granted anti-deficiency protection for a company that claimed it was both the borrower and guarantor of a loan. 

Professor agrees with L.A. Times column that 9th Circuit seems more centric

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles Times opinion editorial piece written by Ben Feuer described the United States 9th Circuit Court of Appeals as the court "conservatives love to hate." 

Woman claims Target's aloe vera gel doesn't contain aloe

SACRAMENTO – A Sacramento woman alleges a retail store chain's brand of aloe vera gel is deceptively advertised and has filed a class-action suit.

Company alleges Los Angeles accounting firm prepared misleading reports

LOS ANGELES – A limited liability company alleges it was deceived into signing a lease for a store in a Washington mall because of the financial documents provided by a Los Angeles firm.

Woman alleges respirators failed to protect against silica dust

BAKERSFIELD – A former Halliburton and Haven Trucking employee is suing a respirator manufacturer alleging that the devices provided inadequate protection equipment from harmful elements in the work space.