News from May 2018

Chicago debt collector alleged to have ignored request to stop calling

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 1, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Palmdale resident alleges a Chicago-headquartered debt collector ignored his request to stop calling him.

Patron alleges Rite Aid store did not have accessible parking

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 1, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A paraplegic alleges a Rite Aid store did not have a parking lot accessible to disabled patrons.

Shelter manager alleges that La Casa De Las Madres wrongfully terminated her

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | May 1, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A Concord woman alleges that she was discriminated against by her former employer because of her pregnancy.

Pedestrian alleges she was injured trying to avoid being hit by Ace Xpress tour bus

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | May 1, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A San Bernardino County resident alleges she was injured while attempting to avoid being hit by a tour bus.

Woman alleges pregnancy was factor in her termination by Sanofi US Services

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | May 1, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – An Orange County woman alleges she was harassed and discriminated against by her former employer because of her pregnancy.

Wheelchair user alleges Paramount clinic's doors were too narrow for wheelchair

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 1, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A paraplegic alleges a Paramount health care facility's doors were too narrow for his wheelchair and that he had to have a blood extraction done in a hallway.

Director alleges Aramark Services wrongfully terminated him

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | May 1, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A man alleges he was terminated in retaliation by his employer for his requests for accommodation after he was injured in a fall.

Long Beach woman alleges debt collector called mother, said it was calling regarding job application

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 2, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Long Beach consumer alleges a debt collector unlawfully called family members and misrepresented the reason it was calling.

Lucasfilm, Denny's face lawsuit from gaming company alleging copyright infringement

By Elizabeth Alt | May 2, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO — "Star Wars" producer Lucasfilm and Denny’s Restaurants are being sued over allegations they used the name of a trademarked video card game “SABACC” to promote the “Solo: A Star Wars Story” movie.

Autozone store alleged to not have enough parking spaces for disabled patrons

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 2, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A paraplegic alleges that a Los Angeles business did not have enough parking spaces for disabled patrons.

Bank of America NA alleged to have called consumer without her consent

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | May 2, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A consumer claims a debt collector unlawfully continued to contact her after she informed it she was represented by counsel.

Wheelchair user alleges Denny's Restaurant had barriers that restricted access

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | May 2, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A patron of a Los Angeles restaurant alleges that she was discriminated against because of the lack of accessible facilities to disabled individuals.

BASF Corp. alleges Visalia body shop breached agreement, owes thousands

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | May 2, 2018

FRESNO – A Visalia body shop is alleged to owe more than $800,000 to a New Jersey paint supplier.

Man claims Dent-A-Med Inc. called him to collect alleged debt without consent

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | May 2, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County man alleges that a debt collector invaded his privacy with its collection calls.

Man alleges Lucky Lizard property did not have accessible seating at bar for disabled patrons

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | May 2, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A paraplegic alleges the property that houses the Lucky Lizard had architectural barriers that interfered with his ability to use the services there.

From Legal Newsline

Hold government to higher standard, former Calif. AG says of climate change lawsuit controversy

By John O'Brien | May 3, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A Texas judge has decided California officials suing the energy industry over climate change are talking out of both sides of their mouths, and the former top lawyer of the Golden State is disappointed in their actions.

Capital Alliance Group alleged to have unlawfully contacted man to solicit loans

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | May 3, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A Fallbrook consumer alleges that a company that solicits business loans unlawfully contacted him.

California Bar Court recommends disbarment for Carmichael attorney

By Karen Kidd | May 3, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Carmichael attorney Robert Norik Kitay faces disbarment following a State Bar Court of California recommendation after being found culpable of multiple counts of misconduct.

State bar recommends disbarment for Mission Hills attorney with dozens of disciplinary allegations

By Karen Kidd | May 3, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Mission Hills attorney Lauro Nick Pacheco Jr., who has dozens of disciplinary matters pending against him, faces disbarment by default following a State Bar of California recommendation.

State bar recommends disbarment for Riverside attorney over alleged probation compliance

By Karen Kidd | May 3, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Riverside attorney Elisa Ann Castro faces disbarment by default following a State Bar of California recommendation after she allegedly failed to comply with the conditions of a previous disciplinary probation.

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