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Cal Suprema Cheese alleges it is owed more than $14,000 for storing, shredding cheese

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 8, 2018

STOCKTON – A Riverbank corporation is alleged to have failed to pay a San Joaquin County for storing and shredding cheese.

Safe Credit Union seeks more than $20,000 for allegedly defaulted loan

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 8, 2018

STOCKTON – A credit union alleges it is owed more than $20,000 on a defaulted auto loan.

Allegedly inoperable truck subject of California Park Association's suit against property owner

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 7, 2018

OROVILLE – A homeowners association has filed a suit against a Chico property owner over an inoperable truck on his property.

Summary judgment denied in dispute alleging infringement regarding outdoor garden broom

By Charmaine Little | Nov 6, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California recently denied motions for summary judgment in case alleging infringement of trade dress rights regarding an outdoor garden broom.

Apple loses bid to dismiss patent infringement suit involving iPhone camera technologies

By Charmaine Little | Nov 6, 2018

SAN JOSE – A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently denied Apple’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit by camera technology developer Corephotonics accusing Apple of infringing on several of its patents for smartphone and mobile devices.

Former Scientific Specialties employee alleges he is owed unpaid wages

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 6, 2018

STOCKTON – A San Joaquin County man alleges his former employer failed to pay all wages earned.

Farm owners allegedly suffered damages to grapes to due herbicide used by BNSF Railway

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 6, 2018

FRESNO – Farm owners allege parts of their grape crop were damaged because of an herbicide applied by a railroad company.

BH Financial Services alleges individual owes more than $5,000 on loan

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 6, 2018

STOCKTON – A debt buyer alleges an individual with a last-known address in Brentwood defaulted on a loan.

Buyers of The Pita Pit Willow allegedly failed to pay amount due under agreement

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 5, 2018

FRESNO – A Fresno individual alleges buyers of business failed to honor contract.

Attorney: 'There are no minimum safety standards for scooters right now'

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 5, 2018

LOS ANGELES – Following the introduction of electric scooters to the Los Angeles area, lawsuits have been plentiful, with plaintiffs alleging that the scooter companies are to blame for damages caused, as well as alleging that the scooters incite civil unrest and more.

Consumer alleges Subaru WRX has defects, seeks restitution

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 5, 2018

FRESNO – A Fresno County man is seeking to replace or restitution of a Subaru vehicle he purchased over allegations it has defects.

Court rejects late complaint against the Carmel-by-the-Sea

By Asia Mayfield | Nov 4, 2018

A resident’s complaint against the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea over a permit to develop land adjacent to her property has been rejected because she did not file her complaint within 90 days.

State appeals court reverses $1.2 million 'catalyst theory' attorney's fee award to Ag Land Trust

By Karen Kidd | Nov 4, 2018

A Salinas-based land trust will not receive the more than $1.2 million in attorney's fees that it had been awarded in a dispute over a defunct water desalination project, following a state appeals court's ruling earlier this month.

Santa Cruz not liable for woman’s injuries from Davenport Beach tunnel

By Elizabeth Alt | Nov 4, 2018

A court of appeal affirmed that the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission is not liable for injuries to a woman who fell while walking through a rock tunnel.

California High-Speed Rail Authority settles lawsuit with city of Shafter

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 2, 2018

SACRAMENTO – California's High-Speed Rail Authority recently settled a lawsuit with the city of Shafter over the alleged lack of efforts from the rail authority to mitigate environmental effects that the route through the city would cause.

Oak River Insurance seeks subrogation from trucking company for workers' compensation claim

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 2, 2018

FRESNO – An insurance company is seeking compensation from a trucking company and its driver for a workers' compensation claim it paid on behalf of an injured driver.

Los Angeles lawyer says she receives calls daily about scooter injuries

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 2, 2018

LOS ANGELES – The introduction of electric scooters to the Los Angeles area has left many pedestrians in fear for their safety as multiple individuals have tripped over or been struck by these scooters, in addition to two deaths that occurred as a result of an electric scooter accident in Washington, D.C. and Dallas.

Tenant of San Francisco property alleges notices of violation have not been abated by property owner

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 2, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A tenant alleges his monthly rent for a San Francisco property was raised to $4,000 a month after repeated requests to make repairs.

From Pennsylvania Record

Attack on paint industry spreads to Pennsylvania; Sherwin-Williams asks judge for help

By John O'Brien | Nov 1, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - Pennsylvania will be the next battleground in historically hard-fought litigation over lead paint, as private lawyers seeking one-third of possible multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements are teaming with county officials on lawsuits.

Court declines summary judgement in 'SLAM!' and 'GRAND SLAM' automotive-degreaser trademark case

By Carrie Salls | Nov 1, 2018

A trademark infringement lawsuit over automotive degreasers "SLAM!" and "GRAND SLAM" will proceed, after a court denied a motion put forward by the alleged infringer for summary judgement.

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