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Consumer seeks to update credit report, remove alleged debt

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles County consumer is suing a debt collector, alleging misrepresentation in collection.

Disabled customer alleges Baldwin Park restaurant violated ADA standards

LOS ANGELES — A disabled customer is suing the owners of a Baldwin Park restaurant, alleging disability discrimination.

Passenger blames Princess Cruises for injuries

LOS ANGELES — A New Jersey passenger is suing Princess Cruises, alleging negligence in allowing a ship's stair to remain slippery, leading to injuries for the plaintiff.

British artist alleges greeting card company copied her designs without consent

LOS ANGELES — A British artist is suing a greeting card company, alleging copyright infringement.

Father blames Bakersfield police for son's death

SACRAMENTO — A father is suing a Bakersfield police officer, alleging breach of duty in causing the wrongful death of the plaintiff's son.

Manufacturers group continues transparency initiative with records request to Richmond, the latest climate change plaintiff

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RICHMOND, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – In an effort to defend energy manufacturers against climate liability lawsuits, the Manufacturers Accountability Project has filed a California Public Records Act with many of the cities and counties regarding their contact with private attorneys working on contingency fees.

Federal judge declines to dismiss Facebook photo tagging class-action

A class-action lawsuit that challenges Facebook's use of facial recognition and biometric data-collection software to identify people in user-uploaded photos is moving ahead following a recent order handed down by a federal judge in California.

South San Francisco not entitled to help from Pacifica in firefighter's cancer settlement, appeals court says

South San Francisco is not entitled to help from Pacifica to pay a settlement for the cancer of a firefighter who worked for both cities, according to a recent appeals court decision.

Consumer accuses debt collector of violating FDCPA

SAN DIEGO — A San Diego consumer is filing a class action lawsuit against a debt collector, alleging violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).

Energy company accuses NCR of patent infringement

SAN DIEGO — An energy company with its main office in San Diego is suing NCR, alleging patent infringement.

Closed circuit distributor accuses Chula Vista restaurant of unlawfully showing programs

SAN DIEGO — A distributor of boxing events is suing the owners of a Chula Vista restaurant, alleging unlawful interception of a program signal.

New Jersey corporation alleges Beverly Hills surgical company owes $184,000

SAN DIEGO — A New Jersey corporation is suing a Beverly Hills surgical company, alleging breach of contract by defaulting on scheduled payments of more than $184,000.

Store clerk alleges Dollar Tree failed to pay proper wages

LOS ANGELES — A store clerk is suing Dollar Tree, alleging unpaid wages.

Hantavirus case formally dismissed after 2017 settlement

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) A California woman's lawsuit against Yosemite National Park and others, following her diagnosis with hantavirus cardiopulonary syndrome in 2012, has been formally dismissed by a federal judge after the parties reach a settlement in spring 2017.

Appeals court rules FCC regulatory order 'does not rob' FTC authority to pursue case against AT&T

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — A federal appeals court recently uphelp the Federal Trade Commission's regulatory authority over large Internet service providers and allowed the commission to move ahead in its case against AT&T for allegedly throttling the data speeds of millions of unlimited data plan customers.

Farmers Group accuses competitors of trademark infringement

SACRAMENTO — The Farmers Group is suing insurance competitors, alleging trademark infringement.

Pay-per-view distributor accuses restaurant owners of showing unauthorized programs

SAN DIEGO — A distributor of pay-per-view boxing events is suing La Mesa restaurant owners, alleging tortious conversion. .

Consumer accuses credit agencies of violating FCRA

SAN DIEGO — A San Diego County man is suing consumer credit reporting agencies, alleging violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

Ninth Circuit gearing up to rehear San Francisco soda warning label case

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — A federal appeals court is preparing to give San Francisco another shot at enforcing its ordinance requiring large warning labels in sugary drink advertisements. The ordinance is opposed by beverage retailers who allege it violates their First Amendment rights to free speech.

Disabled customer accuses liquor store owners of violating ADA

LOS ANGELES — A disabled man who required a wheelchair is suing the owners of a Torrance liquor and food market, alleging negligent violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Unruh Civil Rights Act, Unfair Competition Act.