A small group of highly paid experts, one of whom recently testified his firm has made $30 million offering mostly pro-plaintiff testimony, are the key ingredient for more than 10,000 lawsuits claiming talcum powder is laced with deadly asbestos, forming the tip of an inverted pyramid upon which the rest of the cases depend.
SAN FRANCISCO – A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently ruled that 34 lawsuits against Volkswagen alleging the automaker falsely advertised its diesel vehicles as producing low emissions will remain in federal court because they involve parties that are from more than one state.
FRESNO – A Fresno County man alleges he reported sexual harassment to his supervisors and they failed to take corrective action.
SAN FRANCISCO - Trial is set to begin today at U.S. District Court involving claims that weedkiller Roundup caused a man's non-Hodgkins lymphoma.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Class action lawsuits are rolling in against a major pet nutrition food producer after it recalled canned dog food products because of potentially elevated amounts of vitamin D.
A company initially hired to assist in the negotiations to bring a National Football League stadium to the City of Carson has won, in part, an anti-SLAPP appeal against the city.
A beauty product manufacturer has been granted, in part, a motion for default judgment in a breach of contract lawsuit.
A federal court has granted CVS Pharmacy's motion to dismiss a class-action complaint over its sunscreen.
SAN FRANCISCO – The California State Bar is pushing efforts to increase interest rates on the Interest on Lawyers’ Trust Accounts (IOLTA), a fund that helps in part to provide legal aid grants.
OROVILLE – A Chico man is alleged to owe more than $5,000 to a debt buyer.
A vitamin company that was sued by a vitamin distributor on claims of false statements and misleading advertising has obtained a victory in court.
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California threw out several claims in a lawsuit against Volkswagon and Audi over allegedly defective gearboxes.
Court grants motion to lift stay, schedules case management conference for semiconductor patent case
A semiconductor company that sued the U.S. division of a Taiwanese company claiming that it infringed patents of products has obtained a victory in court.
Motion to dismiss denied in dispute over dairy cattle transfer between Shelton Livestock and Miranda Dairy
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California denied a motion to dismiss a case between Harry Shelton Livestock and plantiffs Miranda Dairy partners Tim and Dorice Miranda.
SAN FRANCISCO – A tenant alleges she had to involuntarily vacate her San Francisco unit because of conditions that interfered with her use and enjoyment of the property.
SAN FRANCISCO – A medical group has been sued by a former employee over her 2017 termination.
OROVILLE – A consumer alleges a Ford Mustang he purchased as a defective clutch and is seeking restitution.
OROVILLE – The County of Butte is seeking damages from a motorist over a collision that injured one of its employees in the county.
SAN FRANCISCO – A company with its principal place of business in San Francisco County alleges a brochure was published by a competitor that contained false statements about its product.
SAN FRANCISCO – Two vehicle buyers are seeking a rescission of a sales contract over allegations the vehicle they purchased has defects.