SAN FRANCISCO – A San Francisco attorney alleges a client failed to pay for his services in a family dispute.
News from February 2019
SAN FRANCISCO – An insurance company alleges it is entitled to collect more than $3,500 for property damages sustained in an auto accident.
SAN FRANCISCO – A couple allege that an Alameda County law firm and attorneys negligently and erroneously advised them to proceed with a suit.
SAN FRANCISCO – A woman is seeking damages from two drivers over a collision on Highway 280.
Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that Taylor C. Morosco has joined the Firm’s Los Angeles office as an associate in the Labor & Employmentgroup, which recently welcomed partner Mara B. Levin in the New York office and announced the elevation of Stephanie Gantman Kaplan to partner in the Philadelphia office.
SAN FRANCISCO – A MUNI bus passenger alleges he was injured when a taxi driver collided with the bus in San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO – A patient alleges two physicians performed a procedure on him without his consent.
FRESNO – A motorist alleges she was injured in a collision in Fresno County.
ALAMEDA – A doctor brought as a witness for plaintiff Terry Leavitt said on Wednesday Leavitt has three months to live without further treatment for the mesothelioma she claims she contracted from Johnson & Johnson baby powder, but perhaps a year or longer if treated with a newly developed immunotherapy.
SAN FRANCISCO – Celebrity news website PopSugar, which was sued by an Instagram "influencer" over an allegation of copyright infringement of her content, has suffered a loss in court.
SAN JOSE – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently settled a dispute over the technical wording of several patents in an infringement case filed by cybersecurity company Finjan Inc. against tech conglomerate Cisco Systems.
SAN FRANCISCO – Three California residents who worked for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company and filed a class-action against MetLife for several labor law violations recently lost their bid to have the case moved back to state court.
SAN FRANCISCO – A former T-Mobile employee who sued the company alleging violations of labor laws has obtained an approval for a settlement in his class action suit.
SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge has denied a motion for a plaintiff to supplement expert reports in a copyright infringement case, stating it would "unreasonably burden the court."
SAN FRANCISCO – A district court judge has vacated an early judgment and issued a new one against two individuals who filed a negligence complaint against Techtronic Industries North over injuries alleged caused by a saw.
SACRAMENTO - Bills barring mandatory arbitration in employment disputes are likely to be filed ahead of next week's deadline for introduction of proposed legislation in the California legislature, according to a group that campaigns against what it believes is excessive litigation.
ALAMEDA – Attorneys defending Johnson & Johnson in the trial of a woman suing the company for allegedly causing her mesothelioma attempted to blunt criticism J&J failed to use a more comprehensive heavy-liquid testing method for detecting asbestos in baby powder, saying the method was not foolproof.
A window manufacturer that was sued by a man injured by one of its products after a faulty installation has suffered a loss in court.
CALIFORNIA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Becerra Announces Sentencing in $4 Million Southern California Mortgage Fraud Scheme
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced the sentencing of Prakashumar ("Kash") Bhakta for operating a mortgage fraud scheme throughout Southern California and the Inland Empire that preyed on homeowners facing foreclosure.
ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF CALIFORNIA: Sierra Pacific Mortgage Agrees to Pay $3.67 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations Related to the FHA Loan Program
U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced that Sierra Pacific Mortgage Company Inc. (SPM), a national mortgage lender headquartered in Folsom, has agreed to pay the United States $3,670,000 to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by falsely certifying compliance with Federal Housing Administration (FHA) mortgage insurance requirements in connection with certain loans.