News from December 2018

Central California Bariatric Surgery patient alleges surgery caused ongoing health problems

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 12, 2018

SAN JOAQUIN – A Stockton man alleges that he has ongoing health issues because of a bariatric surgical procedure done in 2016.

Driver seeks damages from individual over San Francisco auto accident

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 12, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A driver alleges he was injured in a collision in San Francisco.

State Farm Fire and Casualty claims it is entitled to subrogation from driver over Lodi crash

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 12, 2018

SAN JOAQUIN – An insurance company is seeking more than $10,000 from a San Joaquin County woman.

Bicyclist seeks damages over Stockton collision

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 12, 2018

STOCKTON – A Stockton man is seeking damages after he was struck while riding a bicycle.

Walgreens customer alleges liquid on floor caused fall

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 13, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A woman alleges she was injured at a San Francisco pharmacy because of liquid on the floor.

Attorney says government has no reason to retain DNA of innocent people

By John Sammon | Dec 13, 2018

An attorney has filed a lawsuit in the San Francisco Superior Court against a government program he claims is collecting DNA from innocent people.

Koombea alleges Whole Latte Love owes more than $70,000 for services

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 14, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A mobile and Web application development service provider alleges that a client failed to pay it in full.

9th Circuit rules Golden Gate Bridge users' privacy suit belongs in state court

By Charmaine Little | Dec 14, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A case over privacy concerns with the toll system at the Golden Gate Bridge belongs in state court, a federal appellate court has ruled.

9th District affirms states have standing to sue over religious exemption of contraceptive coverage

By Charmaine Little | Dec 14, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – On Dec. 13, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit affirmed, vacated and remanded an Affordable Care Act case a handful of states filed against a number of federal agencies over regulations that would exempt religious employers from a contraceptive care policy.

Applied Risk Services alleges San Francisco accident led to workers' comp claim

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 14, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – An insurance company is seeking damages from the driver an owner of a car over a San Francisco collision that injured a worker.

San Francisco landlord claims tenant subletted his unit without his knowledge

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 14, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – The owner of a 23rd Street, San Francisco property alleges a tenant moved out and instead subletted the unit.

Motorist allegedly failed to yield at Fresno County intersection, causing collision

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 14, 2018

FRESNO – A driver alleges another motorist's failure to yield caused a collision in Fresno County.

Driver seeks damages over state Route 41 rear-end collision

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 14, 2018

FRESNO – A driver alleges she was injured when her vehicle was rear-ended on state Route 41.

Strategic Funding Source alleges Wildlife Control Technology failed to repay loans

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 14, 2018

FRESNO – A New York corporation alleges that it is owed money for two agreements made with Fresno County business and others.

Raised pavement at California Pacific Medical Center allegedly caused woman to fall

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 14, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A woman alleges she fell at a San Francisco medical facility because of a raised area in the lot entrance.

Damages sought from Santa Rosa residents over San Francisco collision

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 14, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – Two San Francisco residents are seeking damages from Santa Rosa residents over a collision in San Francisco.

Judge dismisses case against General Mills’ use of trans fats

By Claudia Balthazar | Dec 16, 2018

An American cereal company was under fire with a class-action suit claiming that General Mills uses trans fats in the form of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) in their baking mix products, but a judge granted a motion to dismiss.

BNSF Railway makes opening statement over maintenance worker's alleged injuries in San Bernadino

By Glenn Minnis | Dec 16, 2018

Even as attorneys for BNSF Railway Co. concede that the company failed to safeguard some of its equipment, they argued during opening statements of a trial where a former laborer suffered serious impairment that they should not be held liable for injuries that they insist are nowhere near as grave as the victim contends.

New employer ordered to pay old employer's debts into pension plan

By Claudia Balthazar | Dec 16, 2018

A court ordered for Amstar hotel to make back-payments for an employee pension plan that it had no idea was underfunded when it acquired the Ohana Hotel Company’s assets.

Wheelchair user files suit against Fresno over allegations chair was not secured while on bus

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 17, 2018

FRESNO – A wheelchair user alleges her wheelchair was not properly secured on a Fresno bus.

The Record Network