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NYC's climate change lawsuit faces scrutiny from judge during dismissal arguments

By Daniel Fisher | Jun 14, 2018

A clearly skeptical federal judge questioned the basic premise behind New York City’s lawsuit against five of the world’s biggest oil companies over climate change on Wednesday

States allege EPA violated Clean Air Act by failing to respond to state-submitted emissions plans

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 13, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – Eight states are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and its administrator after the states claim they have violated the Clean Air Act.

Levi Strauss alleges Dorsaz, Nanal copied stitching design on jeans

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 13, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – Levi Strauss & Co. is suing two companies for trademark infringement over their alleged use of its Arcuate stitching design.

Transgender woman claims she was harassed by deputies while demonstrating at San Francisco City Hall

By Sandra Lane | Jun 12, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – Shawn Sunshine Strickland, a homeless, transgender woman who persisted in protesting on the steps of the San Francisco City Hall without first obtaining a permit, recently filed a petition in the U.S. District Court of Northern California claiming she was harassed by sheriff’s deputies, thereby threatening her civil rights and inflicting great emotional harm.

Doctor ordered by Southern District court to produce emails in defamation suit

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 12, 2018

SAN DIEGO – On May 24, the Southern California District Court granted part of Dr. Jason Toranto’s motion to compel another doctor to produce emails relating to his suit over allegations that multiple doctors conspired to keep him from getting a job with the Children’s Hospital of Orange County.

Individual dismissed as plaintiff in securities fraud suit against Face It CEO

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 12, 2018

SAN DIEGO – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California granted a motion to dismiss an individual plaintiff who alleged fraud and elder abuse.

Water canal men allege Panoche Water District failed to pay overtime wages

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 12, 2018

FRESNO – Two employees allege a water district did not compensate them at the appropriate rate for overtime work.

Ford Flex owners allege vehicle has excessive wind noise, seeks restitution from auto maker

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 12, 2018

FRESNO – Two consumers allege a vehicle they purchased has a defect and are seeking restitution from an auto maker.

Los Angeles attorney faces suspension for alleged misconduct, failing to report court sanctions

By Karen Kidd | Jun 11, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) – Los Angeles attorney Richard J. Sullivan faces suspension and probation following a recent California State Bar Court recommendation regarding allegations that include professional misconduct and failing to report court sanctions.

Longtime Los Angeles attorney faces disbarment for alleged probation violations

By Karen Kidd | Jun 11, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) – Longtime Los Angeles attorney Joseph Walch faces disbarment by default following a recent California State Bar Court recommendation for allegedly violating probation initially handed down more than a decade ago after debilitating illness prevented him from properly supervising his practice.

Former Bee Sweet Citrus employee alleges he is owed unpaid overtime wages

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 11, 2018

FRESNO – A Kern County man alleges he was not paid the appropriate rate for overtime work during his employment with a Fresno County business.

Man alleges city of Fowler's fees for public records request are 'exorbitant'

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 11, 2018

FRESNO – A Kings County man alleges a California city is charging him "exorbitant" fees for public records.

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