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Wheelchair user alleges she could not book room at Sacramento hotel because of barriers

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 9, 2018

SACRAMENTO – An Arizona woman alleges a Sacramento hotel has architectural barriers that restrict access to wheelchair users.

Consumer claims JPL Recovery Solutions contacted medical office, sister regarding debt

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 9, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A Stockton resident alleges a debt collector contacted third parties regarding an alleged debt without her authorization.

Former El Dorado County attorney files retaliation complaint over termination

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 9, 2018

SACRAMENTO – An attorney alleges she was terminated by a county office in retaliation for exercising her protected rights.

Consumer claims Dodge vehicle has defects, seeks rescission of contract

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 9, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A San Joaquin County consumer is seeking rescission of a sales contract of a Dodge vehicle over allegations it has defects that have not been repaired.

Consumer alleges Chase account on credit report was not updated

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 9, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A consumer claims her credit report has not been updated to reflect a bankruptcy discharge.

Department of Defense's policy regarding permanent resident military recruits challenged as discriminatory

By Elizabeth Alt | Jul 6, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – Two lawful permanent residents have failed a suit in federal court alleging that the U.S. military’s new policy discriminates against immigrant lawful permanent residents (LPRs) by imposing longer background investigations than those for U.S. citizens, preventing immigrants from serving.

Fitbit granted motion for sanctions against Smart Wearable Technologies in infringement case

By Elizabeth Alt | Jul 6, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granted technology company Fitbit’s motions for sanctions and attorney’s fees against Smart Wearable Technologies Inc., noting that plaintiff Smart Wearable’s arguments were “borderline frivolous.”

Son of late Navy veteran alleges delay in treatment at VA-contracted hospital caused death

By Elizabeth Alt | Jul 6, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – The son of a U.S. Navy veteran filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs, alleging the VA is directly responsible for his father's death after suffering three heart attacks.

Wheelchair user alleges Visalia restaurant has barriers that restricted his access

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 6, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A Visalia restaurant is alleged to have barriers that made it difficult for a wheelchair user to dine at the location.

Former Family Dollar Store employee alleges Liberty Life Assurance wrongfully denied claim

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 5, 2018

FRESNO – A former employee of Family Dollar Stores alleges that his insurer wrongfully denied his claim for long-term disability benefits.

Leasing agent alleges Conam Management failed to pay overtime wages

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 4, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A leasing agent has filed a class-action lawsuit against a real estate investment company over allegations of failure to pay overtime wages.

Field Asset Services workers awarded restitution in misclassification case

By Elizabeth Alt | Jul 4, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – Former workers at Field Asset Services in California were awarded restitution of more than $600,000 in May after the U.S. District Court of the Northern California District previously found the company misclassified the workers as independent contractors and were liable for damages.

Underground Specialties alleged to have failed to submit to audit per bargaining agreement

By Elizabeth Alt | Jul 4, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – The Board of Trustees for Northern California District Council of Laborers, et al. has filed a complaint for audit against Underground Specialties and requests that a federal court issue an injunction for the company to submit to an audit and pay damages.

Judge pares allegations against Disney, Fox and Paramount in patent infringement case

By Elizabeth Alt | Jul 3, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently denied most of Disney, Fox, and Paramount’s motions to dismiss an intellectual property lawsuit alleging the companies used a patented motion picture visual effects technology program.

Federal judge grants motion to prevent woman in wage dispute from filing a similar lawsuit in state court

By Sandra Lane | Jul 3, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – U.S. Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently granted a motion by Engineering Associates (EA) seeking a permanent injunction against a former employee in a wage dispute, preventing her from pursuing causes of action in California state court that were adjudicated.

Man allege Capital One Bank USA has called him 190 times

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 3, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County consumer alleges that a bank has contacted him more than 100 times since he asked it to stop.

Wawanesa General Insurance seeks subrogation from federal government

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 3, 2018

LOS ANGELES – An insurance company alleges that the federal government has failed to respond to its property damage claim.

Arrowhead Printing alleged to have failed to pay withdrawal liability

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 3, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A multiemployer pension plan alleges a corporation organized under the laws of Wisconsin failed to pay a withdrawal liability payment.

Wilmington Fuel Gas Station alleged to not have reserved parking spaces for customers with disabilties

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 3, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Wilmington gas station is alleged to have barriers that restrict access to customers with disabilities.

Account holder alleges Bank of America failed to transfer funds

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 3, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A consumer alleges Bank of America has failed to transfer money from her account.

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