SACRAMENTO – An Arizona woman alleges a Sacramento hotel has architectural barriers that restrict access to wheelchair users.
SACRAMENTO – A Stockton resident alleges a debt collector contacted third parties regarding an alleged debt without her authorization.
SACRAMENTO – An attorney alleges she was terminated by a county office in retaliation for exercising her protected rights.
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.
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
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.
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.”
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.
SACRAMENTO – A Visalia restaurant is alleged to have barriers that made it difficult for a wheelchair user to dine at the location.
FRESNO – A former employee of Family Dollar Stores alleges that his insurer wrongfully denied his claim for long-term disability benefits.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County consumer alleges that a bank has contacted him more than 100 times since he asked it to stop.
LOS ANGELES – An insurance company alleges that the federal government has failed to respond to its property damage claim.
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
LOS ANGELES – A Wilmington gas station is alleged to have barriers that restrict access to customers with disabilities.