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Consumers allege Paul Blanco's Good Car Co. Fresno fabricated income for financing

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 21, 2018

FRESNO – Two consumers have filed a suit over allegations of fraud against a Fresno car dealership.

Homeowners allege houses have defects, seek cost of repairs from Evergreen Communities

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 21, 2018

FRESNO – Several owners of Fresno County homes allege that the properties have defects and are seeking costs for repairs from the developers.

Man seeks removal of case involving child custody to federal court

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 20, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A California man recently filed a notice of removal in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California regarding a lawsuit against the state of California over alleged deprivations of fundamental rights in a dispute involving child custody.

Federal judge denies motions to alter $85,600 jury award in re-manufactured engine case

By Kory Oswald | Jun 20, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A federal judge in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California recently let stand a jury decision to award plaintiffs $85,600 in a dispute involving two re-manufactured aircraft engines.

Pelco Industries alleged to have terminated man because of age, thumb injury

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 20, 2018

FRESNO – A former employee of a Fresno County business alleges that he was terminated because of his age and because of an injury.

Customer claims 365 Auto failed to repair leak in car's roof

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 20, 2018

FRESNO – A Fresno County consumer alleges that a vehicle she purchased from a dealership has a leaky roof and that it has refused to repair it.

Sierra Club alleges EPA failed to timely respond to FOIA requests

By Karen Kidd | Jun 19, 2018

OAKLAND – The Sierra Club has asked a federal court in Oakland to order the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to more timely produce records the grassroots environmental organization has been requesting for almost a year under the Freedom of Information Act.

Drill Tech Drilling & Shoring seeks more than $300,000 for equipment damaged in truck fire

By Karen Kidd | Jun 19, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – An Antioch drilling company is suing a Washington shipping company and an Illinois shipment contractor over damage to a large piece of drilling equipment during a truck fire during interstate transit in 2016.

Jitrade alleges Giti Online manufactured garments with its fabric design without consent

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 19, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Commerce corporation alleges a Florida business has unlawfully used one of its textile designs.

Long Beach resident alleges Wilshire Consumer Loans continues to call after she requested it stop

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 19, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Long Beach consumer alleges a Beverly Hills debt collector has harassed her with phone calls.

From Legal Newsline

California agency's Prop 65 lead regulation upheld by appellate court

By Sandra Lane | Jun 19, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The California Court of Appeal,1st Appellate District, Division Two recently affirmed the ruling of a lower court in favor of the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), regarding acceptable levels of lead in water as it relates to reproductive health.

From Legal Newsline

Uber driver says he was told to create fake accounts to mess with Lyft drivers; Lawsuit will not go to arbitration

By Sandra Lane | Jun 19, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A California appellate court has affirmed a ruling of a lower court that in the case of Ryan Smythe v. Uber Technologies Inc., “the court correctly found that the action is beyond the scope of Smythe’s arbitration agreement with Uber.”

Big Ray's Drive In alleged to have failed to maintain parking space for disabled customers

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 19, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A wheelchair user alleges a Compton restaurant failed to maintain the parking space for patrons with disabilities.

From Legal Newsline

'They're always wrong': NYC's hired guns cite overturned case as authority for climate change lawsuit

By Daniel Fisher | Jun 19, 2018

It was a surprising opening move, to say the least. Arguing for the City of New York in its climate lawsuit against five major oil companies, attorney Michael Pawa cited AEP v. Connecticut, a 2009 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, as “persuasive authority” in his clients’ favor.

Oakland Housing Authority wants IT director's lawsuit over demotion moved to federal court

By Karen Kidd | Jun 18, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) – An Oakland Housing Authority official recently filed a notice to have a suit filed by the authority's IT director over his demotion last year to be moved to U.S. District Court for California's Northern District, San Francisco Division.

Judge rules patent infringement case against Belkin can proceed to trial

By Kory Oswald | Jun 18, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) – A federal judge in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently ruled a patent infringement case involving two cellphone car-mount providers can proceed to a trial by jury to determine if one’s company’s mount design infringes on the other’s patent.

Former Majestic Hotel cook alleges he is owed unpaid wages

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 18, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A San Francisco hotel is alleged to have failed to pay a former cook for all hours that he worked.

Republic Bank & Trust alleged to have called consumer 150 times after she asked it to stop

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 18, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County consumer alleges a debt collector contacted her more than 150 times after she requested it to stop.

Former VA worker files suit claiming violations of the Civil Rights Act

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 14, 2018

A former U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs employee recently filed a lawsuit alleging her supervisor punished, harassed and threatened her based on her gender and religion and retaliated against her for making a complaint.

Lendingtree files to move former employee's discrimination lawsuit to federal court

By Sandra Lane | Jun 14, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – Lendingtree LLC, et al., defendants in a lawsuit filed by a former employee that alleges, among other things, sex discrimination, age discrimination and demotion and discharge in violation of public policy, recently served notice that they had taken proper actions to move the case from the Superior Court of California of San Mateo County to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco Division.

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