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San Quentin State Prison inmate alleges he suffered concussion while being transported back from hospital

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 21, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A San Quentin State Prison inmate is suing three doctors, one nurse, one warden, and two correctional officers over allegations of negligent care.

Patterson Frozen Foods, others ordered to hold annual shareholders' meetings in suit over family member dispute

By Charmaine Little | Sep 21, 2018

FRESNO – On Sept. 12, the Court of Appeal for the State of California in the 5th Appellate District reversed and remanded a court order that denied four siblings’ request to compel a family member to hold shareholders’ meetings.

Appellate court reverses ruling in suit against Fidelity National Title over fees

By Charmaine Little | Sep 21, 2018

SAN JOSE – On Sept. 7, the Court of Appeal of the State of California, 6th Appellate District reversed a lower court's ruling in favor of a class action representative that claimed Fidelity National Title Co. unlawfully charged mailing fees.

9th Circuit sides with musicians' union in dispute with Paramount over 'Same Kind of Different As Me'

By Charmaine Little | Sep 21, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit sided with a musicians’ organization that sued Paramount Pictures Corp., reversing a lower court’s order, on Sept. 10.

Court green-lights modification in preliminary Roadrunner Intermodel Services class action settlement

By Charmaine Little | Sep 21, 2018

SACRAMENTO – On Sept. 13, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California OK'd the approval of a change in a continuous preliminary class action settlement.

Coyle Residential awarded summary judgment in indemnity agreement dispute

By Charmaine Little | Sep 21, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California upheld an indemnity agreement Sept. 14.

GREENBERG & TRAURIG: Greenberg Traurig Hosts Seminar Series: 2018 Trends & Legal Developments in Consumer Products Class Action Litigation

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Greenberg Traurig, LLP shareholders Rick L. Shackelford and Daniell K. Newman present on the latest trends and legal developments in consumer products class action litigation at Greenberg Traurig’s Los Angeles office and broadcast via webinar.

FARELLA BRAUN + MARTEL LLP: Ryan Lowther Named Among Daily Journal’s Top 100 Lawyers in California

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Farella Braun + Martel LLP announces that partner Ryan Lowther was named to the Daily Journal’s 2018 list of the “Top 100 Lawyers” in California.

MASTAGNI HOLSTEDT APC: Governor Signs Bill Barring Suits To Recover Pre-Janus Agency Shop Or Fair Share Fees

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

In the wake of Janus, groups such as the National Right to Work Foundation have been promoting litigation against public employee unions to recoup agency shop and fair share dues paid prior to Janus.

BAKER MCKENZIE LLP: Baker McKenzie Global Chair and Two Partners Named Among Top Champions of Women in Business

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Paul Rawlinson, Global Chair of leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has been named as a Male Champion of Women in Business while Partners Joanna (Jo) Ludlam and Sue McLean have been named Female Champions by the Financial Times and HERoes, a gender-equality initiative.

Glenn K. Nilmeier Trucking alleges it is owed more than $13,000 for services

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 21, 2018

FRESNO – A trucking service company in Fresno County alleges that it was not paid for services it provided to a client.

Driver alleges he was injured when another driver struck vehicle on Highway 99

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 21, 2018

FRESNO – A man injured in a collision in Fresno is seeking damages from a Manteca motorist who allegedly struck his vehicle.

Individual alleges plants in sidewalk at Riley's Brew Pub caused fall

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 21, 2018

FRESNO – A patron of Clovis establishment alleges that she was injured because plants in the sidewalk caused her to trip and fall.

FARELLA BRAUN + MARTEL LLP: Five Farella Braun + Martel Partners Named to Benchmark Litigation’s 40 & Under Hotlist

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Farella Braun + Martel LLP’s Carly O. Alameda, Sarah Peterman Bell, Eugene Y. Mar, Jessica K. Nall, and Erica Villanueva have been named to Benchmark Litigation’s “40 & Under Hotlist” for 2018.

DLA PIPER: Holly Lake to join DLA Piper's Employment practice in Los Angeles

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Lake represents both private and public employers in all aspects of employment law and related litigation, including discrimination, harassment, wrongful discharge, and wage-and-hour matters.

Petaluma-based ukulele maker claims North Carolina firm infringed on its trademark

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 20, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – Kala Brand Music Co., a Petaluma-based music instrument maker, recently filed a federal lawsuit claiming a North Carolina firm violated the copyright regarding a Kala ukulele.

Silicon Valley startup accused of shutting out early creators

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 20, 2018

A Florida investment company claims a blockchain startup took its software and shut the company out of its success.

Nurses formerly employed by Corizon Health allege they were not paid lawful wages

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 20, 2018

FRESNO – Several nurses previously employed by a health care company allege they are owed unpaid wages.

Valley Network Solutions, others alleged to have failed to complete project

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 20, 2018

FRESNO – Two Fresno County businesses allege that the companies they hired to install security systems failed to do so in a workmanlike manner.

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