SAN FRANCISCO – The owner and charterer of ocean-going vessels is seeking more than $7 million after one of its ships was arrested in Singapore.
FRESNO – On June 7, U.S. Magistrate Judge Sheila K. Oberto of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California issued an order granting the defendants’ motion to dismiss with prejudice a case after the plaintiff failed to obtain a legal representative within the required time period after the original counsel withdrew.
SAN FRANCISCO – A same-day delivery service cited the Class Action Fairness Act as it main argument to remove a class action labor dispute involving delivery couriers.
FRESNO, Calif -- Judge Dale A. Drozd of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California on June 1, granted in part and denied in part defendants’ motion to dismiss a case concerning infringement of patent rights for a drying machine used in making colorants and nutraceutical products.
A company named in a product liability suit for an allegedly faulty hip replacement system recently requested the case be removed from the Alameda County Superior Court to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
FRESNO – A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for Eastern District of California recently denied plaintiffs’ motion for partial summary judgment on three issues in a case involving pipelines that interfered with the property owners’ development plans.
SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently ruled that a suit alleging Fitbit made inaccurate marketing claims regarding its wristband devices that track user heart beat can continue but agreed to dismiss allegations that the company attempted to unjustly enrich itself.
Director, cinematographer, and editor Damon Pourshian recently filed a copyright infringement suit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California alleging Disney/Pixar’s "Inside Out" was stolen from a short film he wrote while in college.
FRESNO – Two consumers have filed a suit over allegations of fraud against a Fresno car dealership.
FRESNO – Siblings of a man who was struck by a tractor-trailer and later died of his injuries have filed a wrongful death suit against the driver and his employer.
FRESNO – A woman is seeking damages after an allegedly intoxicated driver collided with her vehicle in Selma.
FRESNO – Several owners of Fresno County homes allege that the properties have defects and are seeking costs for repairs from the developers.
SAN FRANCISCO – A California man recently filed a notice of removal in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California regarding a lawsuit against the state of California over alleged deprivations of fundamental rights in a dispute involving child custody.
SAN DIEGO – A federal judge in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California recently let stand a jury decision to award plaintiffs $85,600 in a dispute involving two re-manufactured aircraft engines.
FRESNO – A consumer alleges a Dodge Charger she purchased has defects and that the manufacturer has not repaired the issues.
FRESNO – A former employee of a Fresno County business alleges that he was terminated because of his age and because of an injury.
FRESNO – A Fresno County man alleges that he was forced to resign from his position with a school district.
FRESNO – A Fresno County consumer alleges that a vehicle she purchased from a dealership has a leaky roof and that it has refused to repair it.
FRESNO – A Los Angeles County business is alleged to have failed to pay for fruit delivered by a Texas company.
FRESNO – A driver alleges she collided head-on with a city-owned vehicle because the city failed to adequately display warning devices around it.