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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
FRESNO – Two employees allege a water district did not compensate them at the appropriate rate for overtime work.
FRESNO – Two consumers allege a vehicle they purchased has a defect and are seeking restitution from an auto maker.
FRESNO – A woman alleges she was harassed and stalked by her landlord.
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.
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.
FRESNO – A Kern County man alleges he was not paid the appropriate rate for overtime work during his employment with a Fresno County business.