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A California health sciences company files lawsuit over alleged patent infringement

Wadi Reformado Dec. 10, 2016, 1:36pm

CALIFORNIA — A California company is suing Quantum, Inc., an Oregon business, citing alleged patent infringement of a migraine relief product.

A man alleges Prudential and Rite Aid Corp. terminated disability payments without cause

Wadi Reformado Dec. 9, 2016, 3:51pm

CALIFORNIA — A man is suing the Prudential Insurance Company of America and Rite Aid Corp. Long Term Disability Plan, claiming his disability payments were wrongfully terminated.

A woman accuses doctor and government agency of alleged medical malpractice

Wadi Reformado Dec. 9, 2016, 3:41pm

CALIFORNIA — A woman is suing Penelope Velasco, M.D. and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

California River Watch accuses Hillsborough of failing to prevent water pollution from its sewage collection system

Jenie Mallari-Torres Dec. 9, 2016, 3:33pm

SAN FRANCISCO — California River Watch is suing the Town of Hillsborough, citing alleged violations of the Clear Water Act or CWA.

Woman claims AT&T's insurance plan failed to provide disability payments rightfully owed her

Jenie Mallari-Torres Dec. 9, 2016, 3:24pm

SAN FRANCISCO — A woman is suing AT&T Umbrella Benefit Plan No. 1, an insurance plan, citing alleged breach of contract.

Technology developer accuses a doctor of wrongfully applying for a patent

Jenie Mallari-Torres Dec. 9, 2016, 3:17pm

SAN JOSE — A technology developer is suing Ford Albritton IV, a medical doctor, citing alleged breach of contract.

Man accuses the U.S. Postal Service of allegedly allowing unsafe conditions that led to a fall at its property

Jenie Mallari-Torres Dec. 9, 2016, 3:01pm

SAN FRANCISCO — A man is suing the U.S. Postal Service, citing alleged premises liability and negligence that led to a fractured neck.

Woman alleges Lincoln National Life Insurance wrongfully denied disability benefits

Wadi Reformado Dec. 9, 2016, 2:22pm

CALIFORNIA — A woman is suing The Lincoln National Life Insurance Co. and Moffatt & Nichol Long Term Disability Plan, insurance firm, citing alleged breach of contract for denial of disability benefits.

Plant Nanny Co. accuses another company of alleged trademark infringement over plant watering system

Jenie Mallari-Torres Dec. 9, 2016, 2:14pm

SAN FRANCISCO — A New Hampshire corporation is suing Green Mountain Imports LLC and others, citing alleged trademark infringement.

Travelers Indemnity Co. files suit against construction company for refusing to allow insurer to appoint legal counsel

Jenie Mallari-Torres Dec. 9, 2016, 1:58pm

SAN FRANCISCO — Travelers Indemnity Co. is suing DeSilva Gates Construction LP, a California company, citing alleged seek declaratory relief.

Crew member alleges vessel owner's negligence led to burns

Jenie Mallari-Torres Dec. 9, 2016, 1:49pm

SAN FRANCISCO — A crew member is suing Patriot Contract Services LLC, a vessel owner, citing alleged failure to warn and negligence.

Marijuana reform is a work in progess despite Prop 64 victory

Nicole Balli Dec. 8, 2016, 10:29pm

The law says "OK," but your boss says "no way!" That's the dilemma many California residents are now facing in the wake of Prop 64.

Construction company claims insurance provider failed to protect it

Kristin Danley-Greiner Dec. 8, 2016, 10:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A trial date has been set for the end of January in an insurance coverage case to determine who is responsible for water and mold damage sustained in a condominium.

Panel on track to present state Legislature with revised Political Reform Act, spokesman says

Karen Kidd Dec. 8, 2016, 9:53pm

SACRAMENTO, California – After beginning initial review last spring of California's landmark Political Reform Act, the Fair Political Practice Commission is on schedule to present the state Legislature with a proposed revision in January, an FPPC spokesman said during a recent interview.

Report argues new zoning laws could be the key to solving California's affordable housing crisis

John Myers Dec. 8, 2016, 8:28pm

SAN FRANCISCO – Changes to California's zoning laws could reduce the state's affordable housing gap, according to a report from a global consulting firm that specializes in developing policy for the evolving business and economic landscape.

LA public firm representing Detroit suit on literacy as a constitutional right

Kerry Goff Dec. 8, 2016, 8:14pm

LOS ANGELES – A lawsuit filed on Sept. 13, by Los Angeles-based Public Counsel, the nation's largest public interest law firm, is representing seven Detroit school children over the right to literacy.

Prop 64 affecting court sentences, lawyer says

John Myers Dec. 8, 2016, 8:05pm

SAN FRANCISCO – Recreational use of marijuana is now legal in the state of California, but the new laws are taking effect under a haze of confusion.

Ross Stores, others accused of using fabric designs without permission

Wadi Reformado Dec. 8, 2016, 5:30pm

LOS ANGELES – A South Korea-based company alleges its fabric designs were used without authorization in garments.

Woman alleged to owe more than $24,000 in student loans

Wadi Reformado Dec. 8, 2016, 5:18pm

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County woman is alleged to have defaulted on student loans.

Beachbody alleges eBay user is selling counterfeit DVDs, exercise kits

Wadi Reformado Dec. 8, 2016, 5:00pm

LOS ANGELES – A Santa Monica company alleges counterfeit versions of its exercise kits are being sold on eBay.