News from January 2018

Driver, passenger allege drunk motorist caused crash

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 2, 2018

FRESNO — A driver and passenger are suing another motorist, alleging the defendant's negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiffs.

Motorist blames intoxicated driver for causing crash

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 2, 2018

FRESNO — A motorist is suing another driver, alleging negligence in driving while intoxicated.

Parents blame drunk motorist for causing sons's death

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 2, 2018

FRESNO — Two parents are suing a motorist and others, alleging negligence and drunk driving caused the death of their son.

Consulting firm alleges customer owes more than $22,000

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 2, 2018

FRESNO — A Clovis company is suing a customer, alleging breach of contract.

Couple accuses GM of selling defective vehicle

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 2, 2018

FRESNO — A Tulare County couple is suing General Motors, alleging breach of warranty under the Beverly Consumer Warranty Act and the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act.

Women's clothing company accuses Spanx of copyright infringement

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 3, 2018

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles women's clothing company is suing a manufacturer of undergarment clothing, alleging trade dress infringement and unfair competition.

Colorado toy company alleges trademark infringement

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 3, 2018

LOS ANGELES — A Colorado toy company is suing a manufacturer of exercise toys, alleging trade dress infringement and unfair competition.

Auberry home buyer accuses seller of breach of contract

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 3, 2018

FRESNO — An Auberry home buyer is suing sellers, alleging breach of contract.

Fresno transport company accuses competitor of trade name infringement

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 3, 2018

FRESNO — A Fresno transport company is suing a competitor, alleging trade name infringement.

Motorist alleges another driver caused crash

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 3, 2018

FRESNO — A motorist is suing another driver, alleging negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff.

Employee accuses Department of Veterans Affairs of workplace discrimination

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 3, 2018

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles County man is suing the secretary of veterans affairs, alleging unlawful discrimination.

Clovis property buyer alleges granddaughter breached contract

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 3, 2018

FRESNO — A Fresno County woman is suing Clovis property owners, alleging breach of contract, financial elder abuse, fraud and unjust enrichment.

Arizona attorney faces disbarment in California, restitution order following alleged misconduct

By Karen Kidd | Jan 4, 2018

Attorney Sean Joseph Gallagher of Oro Valley, Arizona, licensed in California since 1996, faces disbarment following a California State Bar recommendation over multiple allegations of misconduct in which he was ordered to pay more than $15,000 in restitution.

Motorist blames pizza business, drivers for causing crash

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 4, 2018

FRESNO — A motorist is suing a pizza business owner and driver, alleging negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff.

Former county employee accuses Fresno of retaliation

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 4, 2018

FRESNO — A former county employee is suing a Fresno government agency and officers, alleging retaliation.

Cyclist blames motorist for injuries

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 4, 2018

FRESNO — A cyclist is suing a motorist, alleging the driver's negligence caused a collision with the plaintiff.

General contractor alleges subcontractor owes more than $300,000

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 4, 2018

FRESNO — A Fresno County general contractor is suing a subcontractor, alleging breach of contract.

Home health care company alleges breach of contract

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 4, 2018

FRESNO — A home health care company is suing a Fresno man, alleging breach of contract.

Disabled woman accuses Fresno property operators of disability discrimination

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 4, 2018

SACRAMENTO — A woman with disabilities is suing Fresno property operators, alleging disability discrimination and failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations.

Bipolar sufferer accuses Turlock police of excessive force

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 4, 2018

SACRAMENTO — A man who suffers from Bipolar Disorder is suing Turlock police officers, alleging battery, excessive force, intentional infliction of emotional distress and negligence.

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