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Wheelchair user alleges Al's Mini Mart is not readily accessible to customers with disabilities

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 30, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A Porterville business is alleged to have barriers that restrict access to patrons in wheelchairs.

Former Gold Coast Farms nursery workers allege they are owed unpaid overtime wages

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 30, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Two Tulare County residents allege the nursery they formerly worked for owes them unpaid overtime wages.

Man alleges disputed derogatory account is listed on Equifax report

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 30, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A consumer alleges an inaccurate report is still appearing on his credit report despite his dispute.

Adult film company can subpoena alleged illegal downloader

By Asia Mayfield | Jul 27, 2018

A federal judge will allow an adult film company to find out the identity of the person accused of illegally downloading porn movies off the Internet.

Navient Solutions alleged to have unlawfully called consumer after counsel representation notice

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 27, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A consumer alleges a debt collector unlawfully continued to contact him after he told it he was represented by counsel.

Earth Island Institute, Sequoia ForestKeeper can amend suit regarding logging near Giant Sequoia National Monument

By Asia Mayfield | Jul 26, 2018

FRESNO – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California recently granted a motion by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) for summary judgment in a suit claiming USFS ignored proper procedure when it authorized an extensive logging operation near the Giant Sequoia National Monument.

Former Ross Stores employee alleges she was sexually harassed, discharged for complaints

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 26, 2018

FRESNO – A former sales clerk for Ross Stores alleges she was terminated after reporting sexual harassment.

Judge dismisses suit claiming trademark services company unlawfully practiced law

By John Breslin | Jul 25, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A judge for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently dismissed claims that a trademark services company made "false and misleading statements" and engaged in the "unlawful practice of the law."

Google moves California company's lawsuit over AdSense program to federal court

By Takesha Thomas | Jul 25, 2018

SAN JOSE – Google recently filed a motion of removal to have a class-action lawsuit against Google regarding its AdSense program moved from Santa Clara Superior Court to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, San Jose Division.

Subaru vehicle owner alleges vehicle has defects with engine, transmission

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 25, 2018

FRESNO – A Lemoore consumer alleges a vehicle he purchased has issues with its engine and transmission and seeks rescission of the contract.

Heirs of woman killed in Selma accident file wrongful death suit against driver

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 25, 2018

FRESNO – The children of a woman killed in a Selma auto accident allege the driver that struck the woman's vehicle was driving while under the influence.

Fresno County woman alleges she was wrongfully accused of breaking into house

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 25, 2018

FRESNO – A Fresno County woman alleges that she has been injured by false and defamatory statements accusing her of burglarizing a residence.

Fresno seeks more than $40,000 from owners of demolished property

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 25, 2018

FRESNO – The city of Fresno is seeking reimbursement from the owners of a property after the city demolished it after multiple code violations.

Producers Dairy Foods alleged to have failed to provide breaks

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 25, 2018

FRESNO – A former employee of a Fresno County business alleges he is owed unpaid wages and that he was not provided breaks during his employment.

Nonprofit challenges city of Coalinga's ordinance regarding political signs

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 25, 2018

FRESNO – A Coalinga resident and a nonprofit corporation that advocates on behalf of Latinos are challenging the city's ordinance regarding political signs.

Defendant’s request to amend plaintiff selection process in WEN hair care suit denied

By Daniel Beauregard | Jul 25, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A defendant's request to amend the selection process of plaintiffs for a class action suit involving Los Angeles-based hair stylist Chaz Dean has been denied by a judge.

Summary judgment denied in case filed by Monster Film over fraud allegations

By Daniel Beauregard | Jul 25, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A California judge has denied the defendants' request for summary judgment in an alleged fraudulent film investment case, claiming that plaintiff Monster Film Limited has solid ground for a lawsuit.

From Legal Newsline

Bid to introduce cancer warnings on breakfast cereal packaging fails in California court

By John Breslin | Jul 25, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A doctor's attempt to force cereal companies to display cancer warnings on the packaging of household name products sold in California has failed.

Judge awards $4 million in damages to Chinese investors in investment scheme case

By Daniel Beauregard | Jul 25, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A California judge ordered $4 million in compensatory damages be paid to Chinese nationals involved in a fraudulent Los Angeles investment scheme.

From Legal Newsline

California ordered to immediately return subprime crisis money 'unlawfully diverted' to general fund

By John Breslin | Jul 25, 2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – California must immediately return more than $300 million transferred to the state's general fund from its share of billions of dollars paid by the country's largest mortgage services companies for their alleged roles in the subprime mess.

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