Published on January 5, 2017

UPDATE: California Lawsuits You Might Be A Part Of

Lawsuit Seeks to Ban Google From US Government Contracts

“The company isn’t discriminating against workers based on gender or race”.

The review of how Google pays the thousands of workers at its Mountain View, California, headquarters is allowed under decades-old laws regulating U.S. government contractors.

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Coca-Cola, ABA Accused of Tobacco-Like Deception in Lawsuit

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-01-04/coca-cola-accused-of-tobacco-industry-like-deception-in-lawsuit“Like the tobacco industry, Coca-Cola needs to replenish the ranks of its customers, and it tries to recruit them young,” Praxis said in its complaint, filed Wednesday in federal court in Oakland, California.

Coca-Cola products have labels providing …

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California investigators wanted to sue Mnuchin bank over foreclosures

http://money.cnn.com/2017/01/04/news/mnuchin-onewest-california-memo/California investigators wanted to file a lawsuit in 2013 against a bank owned by Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to run the Treasury Department, for misconduct during foreclosures, according to an internal memo obtained by CNN.

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California Woman Files Bard G2® X IVC Filter Lawsuit

https://dailyhornet.com/2017/california-woman-files-bard-g2-x-ivc-filter-lawsuit/The lawsuit was filed by Francis L. a woman from California who was implanted with the C.R. Bard G2® X Vena Cava Filter on November 17, 2009 at a hospital in Oregon.

The G2 X was introduced in 2008 while Bard was still selling the G2, an earlier …

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Google Faces A New California Employee Lawsuit

https://calaborlawnews.com/legal-news/employees-rights-google-wall-street-journal-21958.phpSan Francisco, CA
A Google employee has filed a California labor lawsuit alleging the company violates compliance laws by requiring employees to maintain illegal standards of confidentiality.

Although companies are allowed to maintain confidential …

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State Supreme Court to hear Banning Ranch lawsuit Wednesday

The California Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday in San Francisco on a preservation group’s lawsuit challenging the Newport Beach City Council’s approval of a proposed development at Banning Ranch.

The Banning Ranch …

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Tesla Model X owner files lawsuit in California

http://speedlux.com/tesla-model-x-owner-files-lawsuit-california/The lawsuit, submitted in U.S. District Court in the Central District of California, looks for class action status.

It mentions 7 other complaints submitted in a database put together by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) …

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California court rules VW must face US investor lawsuits over Dieselgate

http://www.dw.com/en/california-court-rules-vw-must-face-us-investor-lawsuits-over-dieselgate/a-37012501Volkswagen had requested to have an investor lawsuit in California dismissed, arguing that German courts were the proper place to handle cases relating to the Dieselgate emissions scandal.

However, in a 41-page ruling, US District Judge Charles Breyer …

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Wells Fargo Whistleblower Files California Harassment Lawsuit

https://calaborlawnews.com/legal-news/california-wrongful-termination-lawsuit-21949.phpSan Francisco, CA
A woman who reported wrongdoing at Wells Fargo has filed a lawsuit in California alleging she was fired in retaliation for reporting illegal activity and was harassed by her superiors.

Diana Duenas-Brown, who worked at Wells Fargo in …

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Lawsuit Challenges Fracking Off California Coastline

http://www.maritime-executive.com/article/lawsuit-challenges-fracking-off-california-coastlineAttorney General Kamala D. Harris and the California Coastal Commission have filed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Department of the Interior’s final environmental assessment, which clears the way for hydraulic fracturing (fracking), acidizing, and …

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California AG Revives Backpage.com Lawsuit

http://www.pymnts.com/news/2016/california-ag-revives-backpage-com-lawsuit/Backpage.com Chief Executive Carl Ferrer, along with two controlling shareholders, are facing fresh charges from California Attorney General Kamala Harris, who last week filed a lawsuit alleging the online media company engaged in pimping and …

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California man fights DUI charge for driving under influence of caffeine

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/dec/24/california-dui-caffeine-lawsuit-solano-countyCaffeine may be the “nootropic” brain drug of choice in Silicon Valley, but an hour’s drive north in Solano County, California, the stimulant could get you charged with driving under the influence.

That is according to defense attorney Stacey Barrett …

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Family of 20-year-old brings first suit in California fire

SAN FRANCISCO
The parents of a 20-year-old college student who died in the arms of her boyfriend in Oakland’s deadly warehouse fire filed the first lawsuit Friday in the disaster, blaming the building’s owner, chief tenant and others.

The lawsuit …

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