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California State Bar says it is working to grow fund that provides legal aid grants

By Keri Carbaugh | Feb 21, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – The California State Bar is pushing efforts to increase interest rates on the Interest on Lawyers’ Trust Accounts (IOLTA), a fund that helps in part to provide legal aid grants.

Autovest alleges it is owed more than $5,000 from Chico resident

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 21, 2019

OROVILLE – A Chico man is alleged to owe more than $5,000 to a debt buyer.

Orangetheory fitness guest alleges liquid in hallway caused fall

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 21, 2019

OROVILLE – A woman alleges she was injured in a fall at a Chico fitness center caused by liquid left on a hallway floor.

Sustainable Life Media alleges Living Elements owes $55,000

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 21, 2019

OROVILLE – A suspended corporation and an individual are alleged to owe more than $50,000 for goods sold and delivered.

L&R Distribution alleges Tenter Enterprises failed to make payments under buyout agreement

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 21, 2019

OROVILLE – A Gridley company alleges that a Paradise company breached the terms of a buyout agreement.

Pug owner seeks damages from owner of pit bull over alleged attack

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 21, 2019

FRESNO – A woman alleges she and her small dog were attacked by a pit bull while walking on a sidewalk.

Court grants summary judgment in case over alleged false statements made by vitamin supplier

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 20, 2019

A vitamin company that was sued by a vitamin distributor on claims of false statements and misleading advertising has obtained a victory in court.

Court dismisses most claims against Volkswagon and Audi in defective gearbox lawsuit

By Keri Carbaugh | Feb 20, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California threw out several claims in a lawsuit against Volkswagon and Audi over allegedly defective gearboxes.

Court grants motion to lift stay, schedules case management conference for semiconductor patent case

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 20, 2019

A semiconductor company that sued the U.S. division of a Taiwanese company claiming that it infringed patents of products has obtained a victory in court.

Motion to dismiss denied in dispute over dairy cattle transfer between Shelton Livestock and Miranda Dairy

By Keri Carbaugh | Feb 20, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California denied a motion to dismiss a case between Harry Shelton Livestock and plantiffs Miranda Dairy partners Tim and Dorice Miranda.

Plaintiff in Johnson & Johnson baby powder case tells jury about the ordeal of mesothelioma

By John Sammon | Feb 20, 2019

Terry Leavitt, the woman suing Johnson & Johnson for the baby powder she claims caused her to develop mesothelioma, appeared on the witness stand Wednesday, maintaining a mostly positive demeanor but fighting back tears when talking about the impact of her disease on her family.

Court grants PG&E’s reconsideration and denies Save Lafayette Trees protected tree petition

By Charles Pitts | Feb 20, 2019

In an opinion filed on October 23, 2018, denying the petition filed by Save Lafayette Trees but granting Pacific Gas and Electric Company reconsideration, Stuart R. Pollak, Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, Division Four, held causes of action two, three, and four, demurrers affirmed, however reversing cause of action one, the order sustaining the City of Lafayette’s demurrer.

Pop Physique, others allegedly owe more than $400,000 to landlord

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 20, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A landlord alleges the tenants of a San Francisco property owe more than $400,000.

Tenant files suit over nuisance allegations against landlords of San Francisco unit

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 20, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A tenant alleges she had to involuntarily vacate her San Francisco unit because of conditions that interfered with her use and enjoyment of the property.

Suit filed against Permanente Medical Group by former employee over termination

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 20, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A medical group has been sued by a former employee over her 2017 termination.

Consumer alleges 2016 Ford Mustang has defective clutch, transmission

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 20, 2019

OROVILLE – A consumer alleges a Ford Mustang he purchased as a defective clutch and is seeking restitution.

County of Butte seeks compensation benefits from driver it paid to employee over collision

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 20, 2019

OROVILLE – The County of Butte is seeking damages from a motorist over a collision that injured one of its employees in the county.

Surviving son alleges Pradaxa label failed to adequately warn users of bleeding risks

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 20, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A surviving son of a Ventura County man alleges a prescription drug his father took caused severe bleeding.

Cyclist seeks damages from driver over collision in San Francisco

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 20, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A cyclist and his wife have filed suit against a driver over a rear-end collision in San Francisco.

Ziel Equipment, Sales and Service alleges Greenbroz, Purogen brochure damaged reputation

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 20, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A company with its principal place of business in San Francisco County alleges a brochure was published by a competitor that contained false statements about its product.

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