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Hertz, partner to pay San Francisco $3.65 million to settle city's suit regarding Golden Gate Bridge tolls

By Karen Kidd | Feb 19, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – Auto rental company Hertz Corp. and its business partner recently agreed to pay $3.65 million to San Francisco to settle a city lawsuit that alleged Hertz assessed "steep, hidden fees to unwitting rental car customers who crossed the Golden Gate Bridge," City Attorney Dennis Herrera said in a press release.

Class-action suit over alleged false marketing by Champion Pet Foods stayed

By Keri Carbaugh | Feb 19, 2019

A class-action lawsuit against Champion Petfoods over allegedly false marketing of its products was suspended by the Alameda County Superior Court.

State Farm seeks subrogation of nearly $20,000 over San Francisco vehicle collision

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 19, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – An insurance company alleges it is entitled to recover nearly $20,000 from two individuals over a San Francisco auto accident.

The Monarch hotel guests allege they were bitten by bedbugs during stay

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 19, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – Two guests at a San Francisco hotel allege they were bitten by bedbugs during a 2017 stay.

Jones, Schiller & Co. alleges it is owed nearly $20,000 from client for services

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 19, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A San Francisco accounting firm alleges a client failed to pay for its services.

Unit owner seeks more than $35,000 Travelers Property Casualty Co. of America to cover water damage

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 18, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – The owner of a unit in San Francisco alleges a broken water pipe caused more than $100,000 in damage and her insurer failed to cover the full amount.

Patient alleges Pinnacle Hip System is defective, caused excessive levels of cobalt in body

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 18, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A Connecticut man alleges he needed revision surgery to remove a defective hip implant system.

Court denies in limine motions on window-installation injury case

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 15, 2019

A window manufacturer that was sued by a man injured by one of its products after a faulty installation has suffered a loss in court.

As deadline looms for bill filing, fallout from Dynamex decision, arbitration on the watch list

By John Breslin | Feb 15, 2019

SACRAMENTO - Bills barring mandatory arbitration in employment disputes are likely to be filed ahead of next week's deadline for introduction of proposed legislation in the California legislature, according to a group that campaigns against what it believes is excessive litigation.

Oracle International denied motion to supplement expert reports in case against Hewlett Packard

By Chandra Lye | Feb 15, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge has denied a motion for a plaintiff to supplement expert reports in a copyright infringement case, stating it would "unreasonably burden the court."

Court grants motion for preliminary approval of class action settlement with T-Mobile

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 15, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A former T-Mobile employee who sued the company alleging violations of labor laws has obtained an approval for a settlement in his class action suit.

Court sides with Finjan in wording of patents in infringement suit against Cisco

By Chandra Lye | Feb 14, 2019

SAN JOSE – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently settled a dispute over the technical wording of several patents in an infringement case filed by cybersecurity company Finjan Inc. against tech conglomerate Cisco Systems.

Court denies PopSugar's motion to dismiss Instagram influencer's copyright infringement case

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 14, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – Celebrity news website PopSugar, which was sued by an Instagram "influencer" over an allegation of copyright infringement of her content, has suffered a loss in court.

Couple files malpractice suit against Wong & Associates, others

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 13, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A couple allege that an Alameda County law firm and attorneys negligently and erroneously advised them to proceed with a suit.

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance seeks more than $3,500 for damages to vehicle in collision

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 13, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – An insurance company alleges it is entitled to collect more than $3,500 for property damages sustained in an auto accident.

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance seeks more than $4,000 from Cascade Drilling, individual

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 13, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – An insurance company alleges it is entitled to recover more than $4,000 it paid to a driver for a collision in San Francisco.

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance seeks more than $1,300 from Impark Pacific Parking

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 13, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – An insurance company is seeking the recovery of costs it paid to its insured over a collision that occurred in San Francisco.

Former employee alleges The Pep Boys Manny Moe & Jack of California violated labor codes

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 12, 2019

FRESNO – A former employee of an auto service garage alleges he was not provided itemized wage statements in violation of state labor codes.

Client files suit alleging professional negligence against law firm Niesar & Vestal

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 12, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A woman alleges an attorney and a San Francisco law firm gave her incorrect and incompetent advice.

Amco Insurance seeks damages from LG Electronics USA over allegations defective washer caused fire

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 12, 2019

FRESNO – An insurance company alleges a defective washing machine caused a fire at a Fresno property.

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