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.
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.
SAN DIEGO – The Southern California District Court issued a ruling to deny a group of plaintiffs’ motions to certify a class of people who bought or leased certain year models of the Dodge Dart they allege has a defective clutch.
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 FRANCISCO – U.S. Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently granted a motion for final approval and certification of a settlement in a class action regarding worker wages and hours.
SAN DIEGO – Left Coast Wrestling LLC was granted judgement in its suit over allegations a former partner of the company took its trademarked name Battle of the Midway used for youth wrestling tournaments and created his own wrestling tournament.
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.