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Minneapolis attorney faces reciprocal discipline in California

By Karen Kidd | Jul 5, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Minneapolis attorney Lynne Ann Torgerson faces reciprocal discipline following a California State Bar Court recommendation after her 2015 suspension in Minnesota.

General Mills seeks dismissal of man's latest trans fat lawsuit

By Amanda Thomas | Apr 22, 2018

General Mills argues a federal trans fat class-action lawsuit the company faces is “unmistakably” pre-empted because of the passage of a federal statute in late 2015.

Target Corp. accused of selling infringing chalk toy

By Wadi Reformado | Jun 29, 2017

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

By Wadi Reformado | Jun 12, 2017

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

By Wadi Reformado | Jun 12, 2017

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

By Nicholas Gueguen | Apr 28, 2017

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

By Chandra Lye | Oct 23, 2016

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

By Robert Lawson | Oct 12, 2016

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

By Wadi Reformado | Aug 25, 2016

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

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 8, 2016

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.

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