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City of Fresno seeks subrogation from individual who allegedly injured officer

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 8, 2018

FRESNO – The city of Fresno is seeking subrogation from an individual who allegedly injured one of its police officers.

Department of Defense wins lawsuit involving endangered dugong

By Daniel Beauregard | Aug 8, 2018

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) followed appropriate laws protecting endangered species during the planned relocation of a military base in Japan, a federal judge ruled on Aug. 1.

Flextronics International USA alleges companies fixed prices of resistors

By Charmaine Little | Aug 8, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A Japanese electronic manufacturing company and others already facing a class action lawsuit are now looking at more price-fixing allegations in the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of California.

AJY International alleges supplier submitted false documents, seeks declaration it is not liable

By Charmaine Little | Aug 8, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – On July 26, a California food distributor submitted a lawsuit in a U.S. district court against several U.S. government entities seeking declaration it is not liable for any alleged misdeeds after a Korean supplier allegedly provided false documents to the federal government.

McKesson seeks to remove San Mateo County's suit over controlled substances orders to federal court

By Charmaine Little | Aug 8, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A drug distributor the County of San Mateo sued over allegations it didn’t report suspicious opioid activity has filed a notice of removal to transfer the case to federal court.

San Diego loses bid to have suit over overtime pay dismissed

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 7, 2018

SAN DIEGO – The city of San Diego recently lost bid to have a civil case alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) tossed by the U.S. District Court of Southern District of California.

Malibu homeowners allege neighboring property owners have trespassed on land

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 7, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Texas couple who owns a vacation home in Malibu, California allege the owners of a neighboring property have built unlawful structures that extend onto their property.

Man alleges Equifax is reporting inaccurate information on credit report

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 7, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Tehachapi consumer alleges his credit file has been damaged because of inaccurate reporting.

Senior client service manager alleges Arthur J. Gallagher Service owes unpaid wages

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 7, 2018

LOS ANGELES – An insurance broker is alleged to have misclassified some employees to avoid paying overtime wages.

Premier Installations alleged to owe more than $80,000 in contributions to union funds

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 7, 2018

LOS ANGELES – The administrators for union welfare funds allege an employer has failed to pay contributions on behalf of its employees.

Jonathan Agency and Insurance Brokerage alleged to have made unlawful telemarketing calls

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 7, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Redondo Beach man alleges an insurance brokerage company unlawfully called him for telemarketing purposes.

S K Liquor in Hawthorne alleged to not have ADA-compliant parking spaces

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 7, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Hawthorne business is alleged to have denied a customer full and equal access because it did not have a compliant parking space for those with disabilities.

Consumer claims Meridian Financial is reporting debt he does not owe

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 6, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A La Mesa man alleges two debts are reported on his credit report that he has previously disputed and does not owe.

Snooze HIC server files class action over allegations of unpaid wages

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 6, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A server employed by a restaurant owner alleges that it did not pay servers overtime, meal and/or rest period wages or waiting time wages.

African-American man files discrimination complaint against head of Department of Homeland Security

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 6, 2018

SAN DIEGO – An African-American man alleges he faced harassment and discrimination at his federal job.

Bristol Bay Native role-players allege they are owed unpaid wages

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 6, 2018

SAN DIEGO – Several San Diego County residents allege they are owed unpaid wages for working as role-players for military training.

Star Fabrics alleges Hot Ginger, others used textile design without consent

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 6, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles corporation alleges one of its textile designs was unlawfully used in garments without its consent.

From Legal Newsline

Calif. court reduces penalties against law firm in paralegal's wage dispute

By Sandra Lane | Aug 6, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – The First Appellate District of the Court of Appeal of California has reduced the penalties on a law firm in a wage dispute between a paralegal and the law firm.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection employee files discrimination suit

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 6, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A man employed as a seized property specialist with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Department of Homeland Security has filed a suit over allegations of racial discrimination.

Lexington Insurance sues Durham Construction, alleging breach of contract

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 5, 2018

Lexington Insurance alleges the defendants allegedly broke a fire sprinkler, causing significant damage to insured property. The plaintiff is seeking to recoup its costs to cover the claims, alleging negligence.

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