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Los Angeles attorney disbarred for misappropriating settlement funds

Jay Alexander Ghoreichi, an attorney practicing in Los Angeles and later Washington, D.C., was disbarred from the practice of law by the State Bar Court of California. The Jan. 6 ruling is the result of a client matter in which the attorney allegedly failed to maintain his client trust account.

Huntington Beach attorney disbarred for misuse of nearly $100,000 in client funds

Huntington Beach attorney Michael Vance Wright was disbarred on Jan. 6, 2017, by the State Bar Court of California. The decision to recommend the disbarment of the Orange County attorney stemmed from several counts of misconduct in one client matter in which Wright misappropriated nearly $100,000 of his client’s funds.

Antioch attorney disbarred following tax evasion charges

SAN FRANCISCO — Mary Alice Nolan, an attorney practicing in Antioch, has been disbarred from the practice of law by the State Bar Court of California.

California lawmakers lobby to lower bar-exam standards

SACREMENTO — Lawmakers in California are urging members of the state Supreme Court to consider lowering the score required to pass the state’s bar exam.

Berliner Cohen founder honored with own day

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Stan Berliner, one of the founders of Berliner Cohen LLP in San Jose, was honored March 9 with Stan Berliner Day with his retirement after 50 years at the firm.

Former Aetna manager claims the company's self-funded plan wrongly terminated her benefits

LOS ANGELES — An Aetna employee is suing Aetna Life Insurance Company doing business as Aetna Inc. Self-Funded Group Plan, and other individuals with the insurer, citing alleged breach of contract.

San Diego-based parking meter company alleges three firms worked together to infringe patent

SAN DIEGO — A parking meter company is suing Civicsmart Inc., Duncan Parking Technologies Inc. and Duncan Solutions Inc., citing alleged patent infringement for selling an infringing product.

California company sues Taiwan firm and its US arm over mobile navigation technology

SAN DIEGO — A technology corporation is suing HTC Corporation and HTC America Inc., a Taiwan business and its American entity, citing alleged patent infringement for mobile navigation technology.

Luggage maker alleges infringing suitcases are sold at Marshalls stores

SAN DIEGO – A Del Mar corporation has filed suit against the owners of several department stores over allegations it sells infringing suitcases.

Grand Celebration Cruises alleged to have unlawfully called consumer to solicit cruises

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego County resident alleges a Florida company unlawfully called her to solicit a cruise vacation and has filed a class-action suit.

Report: Over-regulation and litigation could threaten innovation as commercial drone use takes off

MENLO PARK - Liability challenges over the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) are expected to grow as the skies become thoroughfares for millions of commercial and recreational drones in the coming years

InfoGation Corp. claims ZTE devices infringe patent

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego developer of onboard and handheld navigation system claims a Texas company has infringed its patented technology.

Man alleges TTC-Ameridial unlawfully called him to solicit debt consultancy services

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego individual alleges that his home phone number is registered on the Do Not Call Registry and that he was unlawfully contacted.

Couple files suit after state Route 52 accident involving California Air National Guard employee

SAN DIEGO – A couple has filed suit against a Riverside County over alleged damages from a motor vehicle accident in San Diego.

InfoGation claims Huawei phones unlawfully use patented technology for navigation features

SAN DIEGO – The makers of certain models of Android-powered smartphones are accused of using a San Diego company's patented technology without a license.

Legacy Termite Control alleged to have used photographs without permission on website

LOS ANGELES – A photographer claims a La Mirada pest control business used three of his photographs without permission.

Woman seeks payment of long-term disability benefits she alleges were wrongfully terminated

SAN DIEGO – A Carlsbad individual formerly employed by Allergan Inc. claims her long-term disability benefits were wrongfully terminated.

Social Agency alleged to have made unwanted marketing calls to consumer

SAN DIEGO – A Florida-headquartered company is the defendant in a class-action lawsuit over allegations it unlawfully made marketing calls.

Beverly Oaks Physicians Surgical Center alleges Blue Cross owes for medical services

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County ambulatory surgery center alleges an insurer has failed to pay for services it provided to patients.

MarketFleet Inc. accused of coping Yardstash Solutions' patented product

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego manufacturer of space-saving outdoor storage products alleges its product was unlawfully copied.