News from February 2019

After judge erupts, plaintiff lawyer in Roundup case at trial pleads for no sanctions

By Ann Maher | Feb 26, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO - Facing sanctions for conduct during opening arguments Monday in the high profile case against Monsanto's Roundup, plaintiff attorney Aimee Wagstaff is asking the judge to hold off.

Fred Loya Insurance seeks $8,500 subrogation payment from driver

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 26, 2019

FRESNO – An insurance company is seeking damages from a driver who allegedly backed into a pedestrian.

Scooter rider alleges driver ran over foot at San Francisco intersection

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 26, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A scooter rider alleges a motorist ran over his foot while he was stopped at a light in San Francisco.

Court activity on Feb. 27: Rita Santiago Jimenez vs Sprouts Farmers Marketinc.

By The Northern California Record | Feb 27, 2019

The Alameda County Superior Court reported the following activity in the suit brought by Rita Santiago Jimenez, Dinora Del Rosario Henriquez Paiz, Juana Maria Quintero, Julio Cesar Briseno Quintero, Maria Elisa Medina Ramos, Elvira Avila Ruiz and Sandra Zepeda against Sprouts Farmers Marketinc. on Feb. 27: 'Complaint-Wrongful Termination Filed'

Feb. 27: Alameda County Superior Court docket for wrongful termination cases

By The Northern California Record | Feb 27, 2019

The following wrongful termination-related cases were on the docket in the Alameda County Superior Court on Feb. 27. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Feb. 27: Alameda County Superior Court docket for product liability cases

By The Northern California Record | Feb 27, 2019

The following product liability-related cases were on the docket in the Alameda County Superior Court on Feb. 27. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Alameda County Superior Court: Actions Taken on Feb. 27

By The Northern California Record | Feb 27, 2019

The Alameda County Superior Court reported the following activity on Feb. 27 in the suits below:

Federal judge approves preliminary settlement in Revel Systems overtime pay dispute

By Takesha Thomas | Feb 27, 2019

Employees say the company didn't pay overtime alleging they were exempt due to employment status

Court activity on Feb. 27: Amelia Perryman vs Lush Cosmetics LLC

By The Northern California Record | Feb 27, 2019

The Alameda County Superior Court reported the following activity in the suit brought by Amelia Perryman against Lush Cosmetics LLC on Feb. 27: 'Complaint-Other Employment Filed'

Feb. 27: Alameda County Superior Court docket for breach of contract/warranty cases

By The Northern California Record | Feb 27, 2019

The following breach of contract/warranty-related cases were on the docket in the Alameda County Superior Court on Feb. 27. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Feb. 27: Alameda County Superior Court docket for other employment cases

By The Northern California Record | Feb 27, 2019

The following other employment-related cases were on the docket in the Alameda County Superior Court on Feb. 27. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Court activity on Feb. 27: Kennethan Baird vs Paragon Systems Inc.

By The Northern California Record | Feb 27, 2019

The Alameda County Superior Court reported the following activity in the suit brought by Kennethan Baird against Paragon Systems Inc. on Feb. 27: 'Complaint-Other Employment Filed'

Court activity on Feb. 27: Ana Chretien vs Turquoise Villas

By The Northern California Record | Feb 27, 2019

The Alameda County Superior Court reported the following activity in the suit brought by Ana Chretien against Turquoise Villas on Feb. 27: 'Complaint Breach Of Contract/Warranty Filed'

Court activity on Feb. 27: Michael Bridges vs Confluent Medical Technologies Inc.

By The Northern California Record | Feb 27, 2019

The Alameda County Superior Court reported the following activity in the suit brought by Michael Bridges, Agelia I. Brunson, Charles R. Cox Sr., Anthony Deprince, Gary Gibson, Hubert Graham, Rickey Dale Hasley, Sammy Howard Jr., Tabatha Jones, Patti Kolhoff, Laurie McKnight, Mary A. Muniz, Peggy L. Richard, Donna Shomin, Michael Shomin, William Stucker, Henry Wallace, Shirley A. Washington and Ter

Judge sanctions plaintiff attorney in Roundup trial for misconduct in opening statements

By Ann Maher | Feb 27, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO - U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria slapped plaintiff's attorney Aimee Wagstaff with a $500 sanction for delving into forbidden territory in opening statements at trial involving weedkiller Roundup.

Defense expert in J&J trial says plaintiff acquired mesothelioma spontaneously; Lungs did not show scarring

By John Sammon | Feb 27, 2019

ALAMEDA – A witness for the defense, a pulmonologist, said Tuesday that plaintiff Terry Leavitt was one of those unlucky people who developed mesothelioma “spontaneously” for no known reason and not from baby powder made by Johnson & Johnson.

Alameda County Superior Court: Actions Taken on Feb. 28

By The Northern California Record | Feb 28, 2019

The Alameda County Superior Court reported the following activity on Feb. 28 in the suits below:

Feb. 28: Alameda County Superior Court docket for other employment cases

By The Northern California Record | Feb 28, 2019

The following other employment-related cases were on the docket in the Alameda County Superior Court on Feb. 28. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Court activity on Feb. 28: Caludia B Nunez vs FCA Us LLC

By The Northern California Record | Feb 28, 2019

The Alameda County Superior Court reported the following activity in the suit brought by Caludia B Nunez against FCA Us LLC and HWM Auto Corp. on Feb. 28: 'Complaint Breach Of Contract/Warranty Filed'

Court activity on Feb. 28: Martha A Sementilli vs Crane Co.

By The Northern California Record | Feb 28, 2019

The Alameda County Superior Court reported the following activity in the suit brought by Martha A Sementilli and Michael C Sementilli against Crane Co., Flowserve Us Inc., Greene Tweed & Co., Hill Brothers Chemical Company, Ingersoll-rand Company, Kelly-moore Paint Company Inc., Metalclad Insulation LLC, O.G. Supply Inc., Soco West Inc., Syd Carpenter Marine Contractor Inc., The Darcoid Company of

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