Federal judges continue to reject the efforts of private lawyers who hold a financial stake in lawsuits brought by government officials against the oil industry over the alleged effects of climate change.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The top lawyers of 15 states are again asking a federal judge to reject the legal strategy used by public officials and the private attorneys with whom they’ve teamed to sue the energy industry over alleged effects of climate change.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The Trump administration disapproves of climate change litigation initiated by cities and counties in California and the private attorneys they hired on a contingency fee.
Hagens Berman reduces fee for latest government client to sue over climate change
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – California, New Jersey and Washington have filed a brief to support Oakland and San Francisco’s suits claiming big oil companies need to be held responsible for their part in global warming.
SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) - Self-driving cars, machines that teach themselves how to operate and home digital assistants that can enter into legally binding contracts are all either on the market now or soon will be. So the next question is: Whom do you sue when they run amok?
San Francisco-area residents who have rented out rooms in their homes through an app in the past six years but haven't told the local tax collector may soon find themselves in trouble.
SAN FRANCISCO – A ruling out of the California Supreme Court will help settle a long-simmering dispute between a dissolved law firm and its former members who moved on to other firms and brought their cases with them.
Chula Vista attorney William Orval Guffey faces disbarment by default following a California State Bar recommendation over his 2011 disbarment in Washington state after allegations that included trust account irregularities and dishonesty.
Although the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a district court's decision to dismiss Nordstrom employees' labor lawsuit, one plaintiff's lawyer said the case has still made strides in narrowing the definition of the ''day of rest'' law and improving employee fairness.
LOS ANGELES – Microsoft alleges a Tarzana computer and technology company pirated its software.
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 Supreme Court recently settled a dispute in a class-action lawsuit against Nordstrom regarding the California Labor Code’s day of rest requirement.
SAN FRANCISCO – A Santa Cruz corporation claims Microsoft unlawfully distributed its software.
LOS ANGELES – Microsoft claims a Walnut business is selling counterfeit copies of its software online.
SAN FRANCISCO -- The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has dismissed a suit against Amazon.com by Tridim Innovations alleging patent infringement.
SAN DIEGO — A rescue worker who supposedly worked 72 hours per week for almost 10 years has filed suit against his employers for allegedly failing to pay all overtime wages due to him for the past nine years.
SACRAMENTO – A software developer alleges a Rocklin individual has been selling counterfeit versions of its copyrighted software.
SAN DIEGO — A restaurant is suing competitor Raki Raki & Co. of San Diego, citing alleged trademark infringement for the name of its sushi burritos.
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.