News from February 2019

Feb. 28: Alameda County Superior Court docket for asbestos cases

By The Northern California Record | Feb 28, 2019

The following asbestos-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: Ar'maney Lewis vs ABB Con-cise Optical Group LLC

By The Northern California Record | Feb 28, 2019

The Alameda County Superior Court reported the following activity in the suit brought by Ar'maney Lewis against ABB Con-cise Optical Group LLC and ABB Optical Group LLC on Feb. 28: 'Complaint-Other Employment Filed'

Court activity on Feb. 28: Malathi Acharya vs Alpine Builder Construction Company Inc.

By The Northern California Record | Feb 28, 2019

The Alameda County Superior Court reported the following activity in the suit brought by Malathi Acharya and Shrinath Acharya against Alpine Builder Construction Company Inc. and Antranik Andre Palyan on Feb. 28: 'Complaint Breach Of Contract/Warranty Filed'

Feb. 28: Alameda County Superior Court docket for breach of contract/warranty cases

By The Northern California Record | Feb 28, 2019

The following breach of contract/warranty-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:

Industrial hygienist says Leavitt’s asbestos exposure not more than background levels

By John Sammon | Feb 28, 2019

ALAMEDA – An industrial hygienist appearing as a witness for the defense told a jury on Wednesday that plaintiff Terry Leavitt’s exposure to asbestos did not rise above what is considered background levels---the amount regulatory agencies like the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) do not consider excessive.

Club Imperio patron alleges security guard's use of pepper spray caused injuries

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 28, 2019

FRESNO – A woman alleges she was injured at a Fresno club on New Year's Day when a security guard used pepper spray on another patron.

Court activity on Feb. 28: Jamie Gangwer vs Sas Retail Servicesllc

By The Northern California Record | Feb 28, 2019

The Alameda County Superior Court reported the following activity in the suit brought by Jamie Gangwer against Sas Retail Servicesllc on Feb. 28: 'Complaint-Other Employment Filed'

Motorist seeks damages from driver, vehicle owner over Fresno collision

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 28, 2019

FRESNO – Damages are being sought from the owner and the driver of a vehicle involved in a Fresno collision.

Pedestrian alleges San Francisco failed to fix storm grate that injured foot

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 28, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A pedestrian alleges the city and county of San Francisco failed to repair a storm grate that injured her left foot.

Pedestrian seeks damages from San Francisco, Mitchell Engineering over fall on sidewalk

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 28, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A pedestrian alleges she was injured while walking on a San Francisco sidewalk because of a metal object left in the area by an engineering firm while repairing the sidewalk.

Tenants allege San Francisco unit does not comply with codes, does not have heat

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 28, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – The tenants of a San Francisco apartment allege the unit does not have heat and mold is present in several rooms.

Judge grants motion to dismiss San Diego woman's product liability suit against Abbott Laboratories

By Takesha Thomas | Feb 28, 2019

SAN DIEGO – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California recently granted a motion by Abbott Laboratories to dismiss a San Diego's woman's lawsuit that claimed she suffered injuries because of a failed medical device.

Trial lawyer: Design flaw makes e-cigarettes dangerous

By North California Record Submission | Feb 28, 2019

Though e-cigarettes are being marketed as a safer alternative to tobacco smoking, design flaws in the products can cause severe injuries or even kill their users, an attorney representing several plaintiffs in personal-injury cases said.

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