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Unpaid overtime allegations subject of class-action suit against city of Modesto

SACRAMENTO – A city of Modesto employee has filed a class-action suit alleging he wasn't paid overtime wages.

LeapFrog files suit against Epik over allegedly similar children's tablets

SAN FRANCISCO – A manufacturer of educational children's products alleges another company is selling similar products under a similar name.

Scout GPS developer accused of sending unwanted text messages

SAN JOSE – A Wisconsin consumer has filed a class-action suit against a Santa Clara app developer over allegations it sent him unwanted text messages.

Polynesia Line claims it is owed more than $285,000

SAN FRANCISCO – An ocean carrier alleges it is owed money under the terms of a master carrier services agreement.

Ross Stores, Greena accused of using copyrighted fabric designs

LOS ANGELES – A Commerce company and a Dublin company are accused by a Los Angeles business of distributing garments with its copyrighted fabric designs without authorization.

Class action filed on behalf of Franklin Templeton retirement plan

SAN FRANCISCO – A plan participant has filed a class-action lawsuit alleging the plan's investment committee breached its fiduciary duties.

Woman alleges Department Stores National Bank continued to call after asked to stop

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles consumer alleges a debt collector continued to call her despite requests to stop.

Couture Textile Inc. accuses companies of selling garments with copyrighted designs

LOS ANGELES – A textile company based in Los Angeles alleges other companies sold garments using its copyrighted designs without authorization.

Thornhill Equipment Rental alleged to owe contributions to union funds

LOS ANGELES – Labor group funds allege a Castaic employer did not pay contributions in violation of a bargaining agreement between the parties.

Zurn Industries claims company manufactures infringing valve parts

LOS ANGELES – A Pennsylvania company with a place of business in Paso Robles claims a North Carolina company distributes allegedly infringing products.

Placentia employees file suit alleging they are owed unpaid overtime wages

LOS ANGELES – Current employees of the city of Placentia allege that they have not been paid overtime wages.

Rems Vegas Sports Lounge allegedly allows karaoke operators to use counterfeit products

LOS ANGELES – A Placentia bar and restaurant is accused of using allowing counterfeit karaoke products in its establishment.

Harbor Freight Tools alleges company hired for returns management did not honor contract

LOS ANGELES – A Calabasas tool company alleges a Pittsburgh wholesale retailer return business did not perform as promised.

Owner of Marilyn Monroe photos alleges New York Daily News published them without consent

LOS ANGELES – A collector and owner of several historic photographs alleges a media company published two photos of Marilyn Monroe without his permission.

Trust funds allege Security Paving Co. Inc. is behind on contributions

SAN FRANCISCO – The trust funds or a labor union allege an employer did not pay contributions per the terms of a bargaining agreement.

Pet Sit Pros Inc. claims former employee is using mark, soliciting clients

LOS ANGELES – A pet sitting company based in Los Angeles County alleges a former employee is using its mark for his own business.

Altair Instruments files suit against retailers over sale of microdermabrasion devices

LOS ANGELES – A Ventura business has filed a suit against several retailers alleging they distribute microdermabrasion devices that infringes one or more claims of its patent.

United Omaha Life wrongfully denied benefits, man claims

LOS ANGELES – An employee for the city of Long Beach claims he is disabled and was wrongfully denied long-term disability benefits by his insurer.

Debt purchaser alleges companies breached contract, did not pay settlement

LOS ANGELES – A Connecticut debt purchaser alleges that it is owed by several companies for a settlement.

Fabric Selection Inc. claims design was used without permission

LOS ANGELES – Two companies are alleged to have manufactured and distributed garments containing the copyrighted design of a Los Angeles County company without authorization.