News from October 2018

Consumer alleges Encor Solar, others have called him without his consent

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 1, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A consumer alleges companies in Utah and Florida have been unlawfully robocalling him.

Farmers Insurance claims employee files gender discrimination suit over exam results

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 1, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A Lincoln woman alleges she was not promoted because of gender and sex discrimination.

Inaccurate information on credit report from Ditech Financial damaged credit, man alleges

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 1, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A Vallejo consumer alleges his creditworthiness has been damaged because of inaccurate information on his credit score.

FedEx Freight employees allege they lost their jobs because of their disabilities

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 1, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Two West Sacramento residents allege they were terminated by their employer after more than a decade of employment because of their disabilities.

Wheelchair user alleges step at M T Mini Mart entrance prevented him from entering

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 1, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A wheelchair user alleges he was unable to enter a Fresno business because of a step at the entrance.

New Jersey photographer claims IVC Media used photo without authorization

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 1, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A professional photographer residing in New Jersey alleges a San Diego website operator unlawfully used one of his photos.

SteelCity Investments alleges insurer failed to thoroughly investigate damage to rental property

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 2, 2018

FRESNO – The owner of a rental home damaged by a vehicle alleges its insurer deprived it of the payment of the policy benefits.

Patron alleges parking lot at Rally's Restaurant in El Centro violates accessibility guidelines

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 2, 2018

SAN DIEGO – An El Centro restaurant is alleged to have failed to maintain in working and useable condition features on the property that are needed for access by customers with disabilities.

Federal judge approves sale of land held by SEC in fraudulent investment scheme

By Sandra Lane | Oct 2, 2018

SAN DIEGO – In a lawsuit concerning the sale of foreclosed property, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California recently approved a motion to sell a 42-acre section of a 106-acre tract for $1,282,600 with the proceeds being paid to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Rash Curtis & Associates alleged to have attempted to collect unauthorized fee from consumer

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 2, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A Placerville consumer alleges a Vacaville debt collector attempted to collect an unlawful fee.

Consumer alleges Hansen’s Natural sodas contain artificial ingredients

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 2, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego County resident alleges a brand of soda is falsely advertised as natural.

Avvo alleged to have recorded phone call without disclosure or permission

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 2, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego County man alleges that a Washington company called him to solicit its services and failed to disclose that the call would be recorded.

Kiva Health Brands seeks damages from Kiva Brands over trademark infringement allegations

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 2, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A food supplement distributor based in Hawaii alleges that a San Francisco-area company engaged in the sale of cannabis-containing confections is using a similar trademark.

Driver seeks damages over auto accident a Fresno intersection

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 3, 2018

FRESNO – A motorist alleges her vehicle was struck when another driver attempted to make a turn at a Fresno intersection and failed to stop for oncoming traffic.

Parcel Pending alleged to have failed to disclose it recorded calls

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 3, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A consumer alleges that a debt collector failed to inform him that it was recording their calls.

Long Beach attorney faces disbarment for alleged misappropriation of more than $87,000

By Karen Kidd | Oct 3, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) – Long Beach attorney Gaurav D. Datta faces possible disbarment by default following a recently announced California State Bar Court recommendation over alleged misappropriation in a trust account matter.

Convention Electrical Services alleged to have failed to pay union contributions

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 3, 2018

SAN DIEGO – An electrical services provider is alleged to have failed to pay an amount found due and owing to union benefit funds.

San Diego attorney faces disbarment for violating rules of professional conduct

By Karen Kidd | Oct 3, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) – San Diego attorney Matthew Bartley Butler, who reportedly now lives in the Bay Area, faces possible disbarment by default following a recently announced California State Bar Court recommendation for violating rules of professional conduct in three separate client matters.

Consumer alleges RMA Recovery Group unlawfully threatened legal action

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 3, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego consumer alleges a New York-based debt collector threatened him with legal action that it cannot legally take.

Man alleges he sustained injuries in Fresno collision because of intoxicated individuals

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 3, 2018

FRESNO – A man alleges he was injured in a collision in Fresno caused by purportedly intoxicated persons.

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