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Cialis makers allege individuals sold counterfeit products

SACRAMENTO – A pharmaceutical company alleges that four California individuals have been selling counterfeit versions of a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction.

Man claims Prudential, others wrongfully terminated benefits

SAN FRANCISCO – A disabled man alleges he was terminated from receiving disability benefits because his insurer claims he is able to work.

Driller alleges he was misclassified and wasn't paid overtime

SACRAMENTO – An Indiana man alleges he was misclassified as an independent contractor and was not paid overtime.

Litigation funding is 'shadow' industry that needs oversight, expert says; Prometheus in SEC crosshairs

A San Francisco-based litigation funding company is a type of business that operates in the shadows, according to a legal expert, and now that the Securities Exchange Commission is going after Prometheus Law on charges of defrauding investors, other third-party litigation funders may find themselves subject to greater oversight.

Man files suit seeking disability benefits

SAN FRANCISCO – A man alleges his benefits were wrongfully terminated without a reasonable basis.

Man alleges Prudential Insurance Co. wrongfully terminated benefits

SACRAMENTO – A man alleges his benefits were wrongfully terminated after receiving them for several years.

PB&A Inc. alleged to have breached contract

SAN FRANCISCO – A San Rafael business is accused of not designing a bracing system and trestle in accordance with the terms of a professional service agreement.

Intrexon Corp. accused of misleading shareholders

SAN FRANCISCO – A couple has filed a class-action lawsuit against a Maryland company and its officers alleging that they made false and misleading statements to shareholders.

Corporation seeks damages from insurance company

SAN FRANCISCO – A Singapore corporation has filed suit against a New Jersey insurance company alleging that it is owed for a breach of contract.

Pleasant Hill business claims New Mexico company is operating under a similar name

SAN FRANCISCO – A California business alleges that a New Mexico corporation infringes its trademark.

Insurance firms seek reimbursement for settlement

FRESNO – An Ohio-based insurance firm has filed suit against a Nebraska-based insurance company seeking declaratory relief regarding a settlement.

Beebe Diversified Limited Partnership accused of not paying contributions

SAN FRANCISCO – Several labor union trust funds claim a Rancho Cordova employer has not paid contributions per a bargaining agreement.

Woman claims bank called several hundred times over alleged debt

SAN FRANCISCO – A Richmond woman is suing an Ohio-based bank over claims it repeatedly made more than 500 annoying calls to her cellphone.

Veteran files medical malpractice suit, alleges surgery caused paralysis

SACRAMENTO – A veteran has filed suit alleging that a surgery performed at a government medical center made his health conditions worse.

Grande Lum returns to California's Accordence

SAN FRANCISCO – Grande Lum, former director of the U.S. Department of Justice's Community Relations Service (CRS), has returned to Accordence, the California negotiation training and consulting company he founded, to serve as a senior adviser.

Civil Justice Association of California leader sounds off on Facebook tagging class-action suit

SAN FRANCISCO – A Northern California case involving three young men whose privacy violation allegations against Facebook were recently upheld has spurred a practical response from a legal expert who cautions consumers and companies alike against “meritless” cases.

Court declines to end suit against California company over arbitration agreement

ST. LOUIS – A federal appellate court in Missouri has ruled that a company forfeited its right to arbitration by participating in litigation for months – including an attempt to get the case moved to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California – when company officials knew all along that an employment contract had contained an arbitration clause.

Individual files class action against blood testing company over alleged fraud

SAN FRANCISCO – An Arizona individual has filed a class-action lawsuit against a pharmacy chain and a Palo Alto blood test manufacturer over allegations they marketed and sold tests that were not accurate.

Suit filed against Pluralsight LLC over subscription service

SACRAMENTO – A subscriber has filed a class-action lawsuit against a Utah company alleging that it did not offer how to cancel a subscription to its service.

Subscriber files suit against Appgrinders over free trial

SACRAMENTO – A subscriber has filed a class-action suit against an Atlanta business alleging it did not tell consumers that services were automatically renewed or how to cancel it.