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Attorney on Seinfeld alleged counterfeit Porsche case: 'Protection for consumers is a question of cost and benefit'

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 7, 2019

SAN DIEGO – According to USA Today, comedian Jerry Seinfeld was recently sued by a company over claims that the 1958 Porsche it purchased at an auction from his collection was a counterfeit; in response, Seinfeld filed a counterclaim on Feb. 25, stating that European Collectibles of Costa Mesa sold him the vehicle first and sold it to him as an authentic Porsche.

Roundup trial continues as San Francisco judge sets tone; Allows sprayer to be shown to jurors

By Rich Peters | Mar 5, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – The second Monsanto Roundup case is beginning to take shape as each side continued to carefully prepare their arguments on Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Pitman Farms employee alleges supervisor, manager sexually harassed her

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Mar 4, 2019

FRESNO – A Fresno County resident employed by a Sanger poultry processing plant alleges the company's human resource department did not take corrective action when she reported that she was harassed by a manager and a supervisor.

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.

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.

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.

From Legal Newsline

Trial lawyers are paying millions to a handful of experts necessary to push their talc cases

By Dan Fisher | Feb 26, 2019

A small group of highly paid experts, one of whom recently testified his firm has made $30 million offering mostly pro-plaintiff testimony, are the key ingredient for more than 10,000 lawsuits claiming talcum powder is laced with deadly asbestos, forming the tip of an inverted pyramid upon which the rest of the cases depend.

Judge denies motion to remand 34 'clean diesel' suits against Volkswagen to California courts

By Dan Churney | Feb 25, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently ruled that 34 lawsuits against Volkswagen alleging the automaker falsely advertised its diesel vehicles as producing low emissions will remain in federal court because they involve parties that are from more than one state.

Employee alleges hostile work environment at Lakos Filtration Solutions

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 25, 2019

FRESNO – A Fresno County man alleges he reported sexual harassment to his supervisors and they failed to take corrective action.

Roundup trial set to begin at federal court in San Francisco

By Ann Maher | Feb 25, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO - Trial is set to begin today at U.S. District Court involving claims that weedkiller Roundup caused a man's non-Hodgkins lymphoma.

From Legal Newsline

Class action lawyers pounce after Hill's Pet announces dog food recall

By Charmaine Little | Feb 25, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Class action lawsuits are rolling in against a major pet nutrition food producer after it recalled canned dog food products because of potentially elevated amounts of vitamin D.

Supreme Court affirms part of ruling against City of Carson over potential NFL stadium

By Takesha Thomas | Feb 24, 2019

A company initially hired to assist in the negotiations to bring a National Football League stadium to the City of Carson has won, in part, an anti-SLAPP appeal against the city.

Court grants partial judgement to beauty manufacturer in breach of contract case

By Takesha Thomas | Feb 24, 2019

A beauty product manufacturer has been granted, in part, a motion for default judgment in a breach of contract lawsuit.

Court grants dismissal of SPF-labeling class action against CVS

By Takesha Thomas | Feb 22, 2019

A federal court has granted CVS Pharmacy's motion to dismiss a class-action complaint over its sunscreen.

California State Bar says it is working to grow fund that provides legal aid grants

By Keri Carbaugh | Feb 21, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – The California State Bar is pushing efforts to increase interest rates on the Interest on Lawyers’ Trust Accounts (IOLTA), a fund that helps in part to provide legal aid grants.

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