News from February 2017

Woman alleges Life Insurance Co. of North America wrongfully terminated disability benefits

By Wadi Reformado | Feb 1, 2017

LOS ANGELES – A former Carrington Mortgage Holdings employee alleges she is still disabled and that her disability benefits were wrongfully terminated.

Woman alleges to owe more than $2,800 on student loan

By Wadi Reformado | Feb 1, 2017

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County individual is accused of not paying her student loan.

Hungarian artist claims Lularoe unlawfully copied 'Cool Lion' work on leggings

By Wadi Reformado | Feb 1, 2017

LOS ANGELES – An artist in Hungary alleges a clothing company has copied his artwork without his permission.

Department of Education seeks payment of four student loans allegedly in default

By Wadi Reformado | Feb 1, 2017

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County resident is alleged to have defaulted on four student loans.

Consumer files suit against National Credit Adjusters over allegations of numerous calls

By Wadi Reformado | Feb 1, 2017

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County consumer alleges a debt collector unlawfully called him four or five times a day to attempt to collect an alleged debt.

Man seeks payment of disability benefits from Liberty Life Assurance Co.

By Wadi Reformado | Feb 1, 2017

LOS ANGELES – A former Ecolab employee is seeking long-term disability benefits he alleges were wrongfully denied to him.

Florida attorney suspended from practicing law in California

By Olivia Olsen | Feb 1, 2017

LOS ANGELES — Delray Beach, Florida, attorney William Robert Cohen was suspended from practicing law in California on Nov. 18 after violating his prior reproval conditions.

Employee alleges county of Solano owes unpaid overtime pay

By Wadi Reformado | Feb 1, 2017

SACRAMENTO – The county of Solano is facing a class action from employees over allegations of unpaid overtime compensation.

Sids Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Inc. alleged to owe contributions to labor union groups

By Wadi Reformado | Feb 1, 2017

LOS ANGELES – The boards of trustees for three labor union funds allege that an employer has filed to pay contributions.

Government alleges Orange County resident owes more than $5,000 on student loan

By Wadi Reformado | Feb 1, 2017

LOS ANGELES – An Orange County individual is alleged to have defaulted on a student loan.

LoanMe accused of violating wage laws

By Wadi Reformado | Feb 1, 2017

SANTA ANA – A former loan agent at an Anaheim call center alleges he was not paid overtime wages or provided rest breaks during his employment.

Ryoo Dental Inc. claims it received junk faxes from Kairos Dental Laboratory

By Wadi Reformado | Feb 1, 2017

SANTA ANA – An Orange County business claims a Beverly Hills company sent it unsolicited fax advertisements.

Dale Tiffany Inc. claims Dynamic Way unlawfully copied lamp design

By Wadi Reformado | Feb 1, 2017

LOS ANGELES – A La Mirada decorative lighting company alleges one of its copyrighted lamp designs was used without permission by a Pomona company.

Inglewood attorney serves probation after misconduct in divorce case

By Olivia Olsen | Feb 1, 2017

LOS ANGELES — Inglewood attorney Carlos MartinezCouoh was placed on one year of probation by the State Bar Court of California.

Consumer files suit against Wells Fargo Bank over alleged frequent collection calls

By Wadi Reformado | Feb 2, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO – An Oregon woman alleges a financial institution repeatedly called her without her permission.

California PCB cases could expose businesses everywhere

By W.J. Kennedy | Feb 2, 2017

SACRAMENTO - Legal actions taken by ten governments on the West Coast against the chemical giant Monsanto could eventually ensnare thousands of other manufacturers (even of discontinued products) in the same types of these highly speculative, virtually defenseless actions, legal experts warn.

Broadcom reaches class-action settlement

By David Hutton | Feb 2, 2017

The semiconductor maker Broadcom Corp. has settled a stockholder class action lawsuit that originated after the company merged with Avago in 2015.

Lincoln National Life Insurance Co. accused of wrongfully terminating benefits

By Wadi Reformado | Feb 2, 2017

SAN JOSE – A man claims he is still disabled and that his insurer wrongfully terminated his benefits.

Erickson Productions alleges Navistar, IC Bus continued to use photos after license expiration

By Wadi Reformado | Feb 2, 2017

LOS ANGELES – A Petaluma photography studio alleges three of its photographs were used after the license for them expired.

Scarborough Research alleged to have called consumer without permission

By Wadi Reformado | Feb 2, 2017

LOS ANGELES – An Oxnard woman alleges a telemarking research company called her without her permission.

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