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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.

Construction firm denied bid to dismiss insurer's claim in case related to contaminants leak at preschool

By Elizabeth Alt | Jul 2, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently declined to stay proceedings or dismiss a suit brought by an insurance provider alleging their policy does not cover a construction company being sued for allowing asbestos and other contaminants to leak into the air of a preschool.

Dr. Seuss Enterprises granted motion to strike several defense claims in book infringement case

By Sandra Lane | Jul 2, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California recently ruled on Dr. Seuss Enterprises LP's (DSE's) motions to strike several affirmative defenses by defendants in an ongoing infringement battle regarding two books.

Apple's patent infringement suit against Samsung dismissed after settlement is reached

By Elizabeth Alt | Jul 2, 2018

SAN JOSE – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, San Jose Division, recently issued a court order to dismiss Apple Inc.’s lawsuit claiming Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. copied Apple’s patented designs, ending the 7-year-old case.

Michael Grecco Productions alleges media company unlawfully used photos

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 2, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Santa Monica photography studio alleges an online media publisher used five of its photos without permission.

Metropolitan Life Insurance alleged to have wrongfully terminated woman's benefits

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 2, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Santa Clarita woman is appealing the termination of her disability benefits by an insurance company.

Inmate alleges Kohl's account opened through unauthorized use of identity

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 2, 2018

LOS ANGELES – An inmate in a New York federal correctional institution alleges that an account with Kohl's was opened and charged off through unauthorized use of his identity.

Pacific Research Institute says Janus ruling has different meanings for different employees

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 28, 2018

The Pacific Research Institute says Wednesday's landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Janus v. AFSCME will mean different things to different people in California.

Former employee alleges Dukes Shenanigan's owes unpaid overtime wages

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 28, 2018

FRESNO – A Fresno business is alleged to have failed to provide meal and rest periods to a former employee.

Man claims Powers Electric Products terminated him in retaliation for reporting alleged drug activity

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 28, 2018

FRESNO – A Fresno County company is alleged to have terminated an employee after he reported alleged drug dealing during company time.

Judge denies EPA's motion to dismiss suit over pesticide registration

By Sandra Lane | Jun 28, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A judge has denied the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's motion to dismiss a complaint over allegations it violated duties regarding the registration of pesticides under a federal act.

Judge refuses to award all of the fees sought Christmas tree maker in patent case

By John Breslin | Jun 27, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently refused to award all of the attorney and expert fees that a company that produces artificial Christmas trees claims it is entitled to for its defense of a firm that marketed and sold its trees.

Consumer claims Ford Fusion has defects, seeks replacement or restitution

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 27, 2018

FRESNO – A Ford vehicle purchased by a Palier consumer is alleged to have defects that have not been repaired despite attempts to do so.

Former Nations Roof West employee alleges he was wrongfully terminated

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 27, 2018

FRESNO – A Fresno County man alleges he was wrongfully terminated from his job at a roofing company after only two months.

From Legal Newsline

Judge boots global warming cases of San Francisco, Oakland against oil industry

By John O'Brien | Jun 26, 2018

A California federal judge has rejected the efforts of municipal officials who teamed with private lawyers to seek to hold the energy industry liable for the alleged future effects of climate change.

Queen of the Valley Medical Center doctors, nurse seek to have child birth injury suit moved to federal court

By Charmaine Little | Jun 26, 2018

Queen of the Valley Medical Center physicians and workers named in a negligence suit claiming an infant suffered major injuries after birth filed a notice of removal earlier this month to have the case moved from Napa County Superior Court to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Double Image Barber Shop in El Cajon alleged to not have accessible parking

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 26, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A paraplegic alleges that an El Cajon property no longer has accessible parking spaces for patrons with disabilities.

Judge dismisses patent infringement claim in e-cigarette case

By Sandra Lane | Jun 25, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California recently granted summary judgment in favor of defendants in a lawsuit alleging patent infringement concerning vaping products, popularly known as e-cigarettes.

Former cook alleges Four Seasons Chinese Restaurant owes unpaid wages

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 25, 2018

FRESNO – A Clovis restaurant is alleged to have failed to pay a former cook the appropriate rate for overtime and minimum wages.

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