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Utah attorney disbarred for failing to comply after domestic violence guilty plea

Karen Kidd Oct. 21, 2017, 10:00am

Attorney McKinley Dirk Eastmond of Sandy, Utah, practicing in California for 39 years, has been disbarred by the California State Bar for allegedly failing to comply with requirements in a previous discipline handed down last year following his domestic violence guilty plea.

Brothers allege assault by Pomona police officers

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 20, 2017, 11:18am

LOS ANGELES — Three brothers are suing the Pomona police department and its officers, alleging racial discrimination and assault.

Van driver, passengers blame trucking company for crash

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 20, 2017, 11:09am

FRESNO — A van driver and passengers are suing a trucking company, alleging negligence while driving a tractor trailer.

Customer alleges car dealership violated law

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 20, 2017, 10:57am

FRESNO — A Fresno County woman consumer is suing a Fresno car dealership, alleging violations of the Consumers Legal Remedies Act (CLRA), intentional misrepresentation, negligent misrepresentation, breach of implied warranty, and unfair competition.

Doctor accused of medical negligence in patient's death

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 20, 2017, 10:45am

FRESNO — A family member suing a physician and other medical professionals, alleging medical negligence caused the death of a relative.

Attorney disbarred in Arizona, California following multiple misconduct counts

Karen Kidd Oct. 20, 2017, 10:00am

Attorney Robert Lindsay Earle Jr., of Sedona, Arizona, practicing 42 years in California, has been disbarred by the California State Bar following the Arizona Supreme Court's decision to disbar the attorney earlier this year.

Public defender faces suspension following 2015 court sanction for abandoning client

Karen Kidd Oct. 20, 2017, 8:00am

Long Beach attorney and deputy public defender Delia Marie Metoyer faces 30 days of suspension following a California State Bar decision after being found culpable on three counts of misconduct in the case of a client she was sanctioned for abandoning.

Finance company alleges customers owe nearly $100,000

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 19, 2017, 3:39pm

FRESNO — A finance company is suing two Fresno County customers, alleging they owe nearly $100,000 for breach of contract.

Former city employee accuses Lemon Grove officials of retaliation

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 19, 2017, 3:08pm

Former employee sues individualsSAN DIEGO — A former employee is suing Jerry Jones, Lydia Romer and Does 1-100, individuals, citing alleged retaliation.Marcus Bush filed a complaint on Oct. 4, in the U.S.

California produce company alleges distributors owe more than $57,000

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 19, 2017, 2:55pm

SACRAMENTO — A California produce company is suing distributors, alleging they owe more than $57,000 for breach of contract, negligence and unjust enrichment.

Paraplegic accuses San Diego County property owner of disability discrimination

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 19, 2017, 2:19pm

SAN DIEGO — A paraplegic man is suing San Diego property owners, alleging disability discrimination and failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations.

Disabled woman accuses Tulare commercial property of disability discrimination

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 19, 2017, 2:05pm

SACRAMENTO — A disabled woman is suing Tulare property owners, alleging disability discrimination.

Parent blames Fresno County for son's death

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 19, 2017, 1:46pm

SACRAMENTO — A mother is suing Fresno County and others, alleging wrongful death and negligence after her son's body was found hanging by a sheet in the Fresno County Jail.

Contractors allege clients owe nearly $70,000

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 19, 2017, 1:30pm

FRESNO — A California licensed contractor is suing clients, alleging they owe nearly $70,000 for breach of contract.

Driver, passengers allege another motorist caused crash

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 19, 2017, 12:29pm

FRESNO — A Fresno County family is suing vehicle owner and driver, alleging negligence caused a vehicle crash.

Customer alleges Ford Explorer in poor condition

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 19, 2017, 12:05pm

FRESNO — A Fresno County man is suing Ford, alleging breach of implied warranty.

Los Angeles attorney disbarred following 9 counts of misconduct

Karen Kidd Oct. 18, 2017, 5:00pm

Los Angeles attorney Brendt Curtis Butler has been disbarred by default by the California State Bar following nine counts of misconduct stemming from two correlated client matters, according to a recent state bar filing.

Motorist accuses another driver of causing violent collision

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 18, 2017, 3:15pm

FRESNO — A motorist is suing another driver, alleging the defendant's negligence caused a crash that led to injuries.

Customer accuses auto distributor of violating TILA

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 18, 2017, 2:41pm

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles County woman is suing an auto dealer, alleging violation of the Truth in Lending Act (TILA).

KFC property owner accused of disability discrimination

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 18, 2017, 2:16pm

SAN DIEGO — A California man with disabilities is suing an El Centro property owner, alleging disability discrimination.