A window manufacturer that was sued by a man injured by one of its products after a faulty installation has suffered a loss in court.
ALAMEDA – Attorneys defending Johnson & Johnson in the trial of a woman suing the company for allegedly causing her mesothelioma attempted to blunt criticism J&J failed to use a more comprehensive heavy-liquid testing method for detecting asbestos in baby powder, saying the method was not foolproof.
SACRAMENTO - Bills barring mandatory arbitration in employment disputes are likely to be filed ahead of next week's deadline for introduction of proposed legislation in the California legislature, according to a group that campaigns against what it believes is excessive litigation.
SAN FRANCISCO – A district court judge has vacated an early judgment and issued a new one against two individuals who filed a negligence complaint against Techtronic Industries North over injuries alleged caused by a saw.
SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge has denied a motion for a plaintiff to supplement expert reports in a copyright infringement case, stating it would "unreasonably burden the court."
SAN FRANCISCO – A former T-Mobile employee who sued the company alleging violations of labor laws has obtained an approval for a settlement in his class action suit.
SAN FRANCISCO – Three California residents who worked for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company and filed a class-action against MetLife for several labor law violations recently lost their bid to have the case moved back to state court.
SAN JOSE – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently settled a dispute over the technical wording of several patents in an infringement case filed by cybersecurity company Finjan Inc. against tech conglomerate Cisco Systems.
SAN FRANCISCO – Celebrity news website PopSugar, which was sued by an Instagram "influencer" over an allegation of copyright infringement of her content, has suffered a loss in court.
ALAMEDA – A doctor brought as a witness for plaintiff Terry Leavitt said on Wednesday Leavitt has three months to live without further treatment for the mesothelioma she claims she contracted from Johnson & Johnson baby powder, but perhaps a year or longer if treated with a newly developed immunotherapy.
FRESNO – A motorist alleges she was injured in a collision in Fresno County.
SAN FRANCISCO – A patient alleges two physicians performed a procedure on him without his consent.
SAN FRANCISCO – A MUNI bus passenger alleges he was injured when a taxi driver collided with the bus in San Francisco.
Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that Taylor C. Morosco has joined the Firm’s Los Angeles office as an associate in the Labor & Employmentgroup, which recently welcomed partner Mara B. Levin in the New York office and announced the elevation of Stephanie Gantman Kaplan to partner in the Philadelphia office.
SAN FRANCISCO – A woman is seeking damages from two drivers over a collision on Highway 280.
SAN FRANCISCO – A couple allege that an Alameda County law firm and attorneys negligently and erroneously advised them to proceed with a suit.
SAN FRANCISCO – An insurance company alleges it is entitled to collect more than $3,500 for property damages sustained in an auto accident.
SAN FRANCISCO – A San Francisco attorney alleges a client failed to pay for his services in a family dispute.
SAN FRANCISCO – A motorist is seeking damages from another driver who struck his vehicle and then fled the scene.
SAN FRANCISCO – An insurance company alleges it is entitled to recover more than $4,000 it paid to a driver for a collision in San Francisco.