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Ward and Smith attorney says U.S. companies heed California privacy law

By John Breslin | Nov 17, 2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Companies across the United States will have to take heed of a new privacy law introduced in California, according to one lawyer with expertise in this field.

Suits involving brain injuries among athletes could be a wake-up call for NCAA, law professor says

By Carrie Bradon | Aug 28, 2018

The widow of Jeffrey Staggs, a San Diego State linebacker who went on to play for the San Diego Chargers and who died in 2014 when he was 70, recently filed a lawsuit against the NCAA claiming wrongful death of her husband.

Bellwether trial over Monsanto's Roundup opens

By Glenn Minnis | Jul 10, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO - An attorney for a 46-year-old California man diagnosed with terminal non-Hodgkin's lymphoma told a jury during opening arguments on Monday that chemical giant Monsanto has known its best-selling weed killer Roundup causes cancer for almost as long as his client has been alive, claims the company is fighting.

Class action appeal approved against Bank of America

By Angela Underwood | Mar 16, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO -- A U.S. Ninth District Court of Appeal justice has upturned a class action certification appeal brought by a major bank.

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California attorney disbarred in Florida following suspension in North Carolina

By Karen Kidd | Mar 4, 2018

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.

Appeals court rules that Unfair Competition Law does not apply in Bank of America case

By Angela Underwood | May 31, 2017

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.

R.V. Stich Construction Inc. alleges it is owed more than $170,000

By Wadi Reformado | May 14, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO – A construction company alleges it was not paid for work on a San Francisco property.

Video Reporter Inc. alleged to owe more than $400,000 to Xerox

By Wadi Reformado | Jan 16, 2017

LOS ANGELES – A Canoga Park business is alleged to have defaulted on an agreement with Xerox.

Administrative law judge blames unsafe factory practice for worker’s injuries

By Michelle de Leon | Nov 3, 2016

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA – The failure of a California-based almond factory to implement safe operating policies and work guidelines in its work area resulted in serious physical harm to one of the employees, according to an administrative judge.

Lumber Liquidators allegedly sold defective flooring

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 16, 2016

LOS ANGELES — An individual has filed a class-action lawsuit against a national flooring provider for allegedly selling and installing defective flooring.

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