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Hireforce files suit against former employee alleging he deleted information

Wadi Reformado Jun. 13, 2016, 3:39pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A San Francisco corporation alleges that a former employee deleted and took with him copies of secret information.

Corporate Construction Services Inc. accused of not paying contributions

Wadi Reformado Jun. 13, 2016, 3:30pm

SAN JOSE – Several labor group funds allege a California business did not pay contributions.

Quicklegal Inc., et al accused of not paying former employee

Wadi Reformado Jun. 13, 2016, 3:19pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A former in-house consultant for an online legal corporation based in San Francisco alleges he was not properly paid.

ITRenew Inc. files suit over patent infringement allegations

Wadi Reformado Jun. 13, 2016, 1:51pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Newark company is seeking declaratory judgment from the court over allegations from a Georgia company of patent infringement.

City of Tracy employee alleges he was not paid overtime, files class action

Wadi Reformado Jun. 13, 2016, 1:42pm

SACRAMENTO – A man has filed a class-action lawsuit against a city over allegations he was not paid overtime.

Watchdog group publishes PUC Papers website

Andrew Burger Jun. 10, 2016, 7:53pm

SANTA MONICA – California citizens' rights group Consumer Watchdog recently created an online portal where it published more than 100,000 emails and other digital documents chronicling alleged misdeeds and corruption among utility executives, attorneys, Wall Street investment bankers and Gov. Jerry Brown's administration.

Uber driver files class action after closure of Texas operation

Wadi Reformado Jun. 10, 2016, 4:15pm

SAN FRANCISCO – An Austin, Texas Uber driver has filed a class-action lawsuit against the car service alleging it shut down operations in the city without properly warning its employees.

Company alleges former employee shared trade secrets with competitor

Wadi Reformado Jun. 10, 2016, 4:07pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A New York-based company alleges that a former Novato employee misappropriated confidential information from it and provided the information to a competitor.

Woman alleges she was wrongfully terminated from Caithness companies

Wadi Reformado Jun. 10, 2016, 3:55pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Marin County resident alleges she was wrongfully terminated after voicing complaints of gender discrimination.

Insurer files suit against Muir Wood National Monument for reimbursement

Wadi Reformado Jun. 10, 2016, 12:56pm

SAN FRANCISCO – An insurance firm is suing federal national park and unknown defendant seeking reimbursement for a workers' compensation claim.

Suit filed against Lyft after closure of Texas operations

Wadi Reformado Jun. 10, 2016, 12:37pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Texas man has filed a class-action complaint against a San Francisco-based company alleging it shut down operations without adequately warning its workers.

Suit filed against Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation over man's death

Wadi Reformado Jun. 10, 2016, 12:30pm

SACRAMENTO – A mother alleges her son was fatally wounded during a riot at a correctional institution.

California Supreme Court reinforces constitutionality of independent medical reviews

Jake Richardson Jun. 10, 2016, 12:20pm

SAN FRANCISCO – The California Supreme Court recently decided not to consider a challenge to the state's independent medical reviews (IMRs) for injured workers as part of workers' compensation appeals and in doing so supported a prior ruling by the California 1st District Court of Appeal, which said that such medical reviews are constitutional.

Appellate briefs latest step in battle over California carbon auctions

Carrie Salls Jun. 9, 2016, 6:53pm

SACRAMENTO – Six supplemental appellate briefs were filed on May 23 in the latest leg of a four-year lawsuit filed by manufacturers in connection with California’s carbon market auction system.

Name change at Walter and Wilhelm Law Group reflects Bauer’s contributions

Jamie Kelly Jun. 9, 2016, 4:18pm

FRESNO – The decision to rename the Walter and Wilhelm Law Group to Walter Wilhelm Bauer earlier this year both recognizes the contributions that shareholder Paul J. Bauer has made to the firm, and highlights the fact Bauer brings years of experience in employment and labor law to the table.

Attorney says judge's decision leaves questions in serving dissolved corporations

Robert Lawson Jun. 9, 2016, 4:11pm

MINNEAPOLIS – In Core Distrib. v. Xtreme Power (USA) Inc., a case filed in a Minnesota court, a judge there wrestled with whether or not a California corporation's former directors or officers were properly served with a court summons to appear, and a California securities attorney says this leads to problems of accountability.

Produce company claims it wasn't paid for invoices

Wadi Reformado Jun. 9, 2016, 3:34pm

SAN JOSE – A San Jose wholesale produce company alleges it was not paid for deliveries.

Polycom Inc. stockholder files suit over proposed sale

Wadi Reformado Jun. 9, 2016, 3:28pm

SAN JOSE – A stockholder has filed a class-action lawsuit alleging that the board of directors for Polycom Inc. misled investors in the proposed sale of the company.

Man alleges he was misled about position with Maine company

Wadi Reformado Jun. 9, 2016, 3:12pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A U.S. Navy veteran is suing a Maine company and its CEO alleging it misled him about the company's finances and left him without a job.

Sacramento Metropolitan Cable Television Commission accused of withholding deposit

Wadi Reformado Jun. 9, 2016, 3:04pm

SACRAMENTO – The owners of video franchises allege that they are owed their security deposits.