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Family Of Student Who Committed Suicide At San Jose State Files Multi-Million Dollar Claim

The family of 18-year-old Brenden Tiggs, who was found dead in his dorm room on February 9, claims the university did not do enough to prevent his death.

07/17/2014

A Bay Area car owner says his insurer gave him two bad choices when he submitted a vandalism claim for his prized 2004 Volvo station wagon (CBS)

Bay Area Car Owner Battles Insurance Company Trying To Total His Volvo After Vandalism

Car insurance is supposed to protect you when your car gets damaged. But, a Bay Area car owner says his insurer gave him two bad choices when he submitted a vandalism claim for his prized 2004 Volvo station wagon – and neither would result in the simple repairs he needed.

07/07/2014

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Santa Clara County Looking For 1,060 People Owed Money By Government

The Santa Clara County Department of Revenue has published a list of approximately 1,060 people who are potential owners of nearly $244,000 in unclaimed money on deposit with the County.

04/22/2014

The campus of San Jose State University (SJSU)

San Jose State Task Force Issues Recommendations Over Alleged Hate Crimes In Dorm

A committee formed at San Jose State University after a black student said his white roommates racially harassed and tortured him has issued a set of recommendations to the school on how it can improve safety and diversity on campus.

04/18/2014

The campus of San Jose State University (SJSU)

SJSU Student Files $5M Claim Over Alleged Hate Crimes By Dorm Mates

An African-American San Jose State University student who said he was the victim of hate crimes by his dorm mates has filed a $5 million claim against the university and other parties.

03/21/2014

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Family Of Woman Found Dead In SF General Hospital Stairwell Files Claim Against City

The family of a woman found dead in a San Francisco General Hospital stairwell last October has filed a claim against the city for her death.

03/05/2014

A UPS driver delivers a package in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: UPS Customer Caught Off Guard By ‘Insurance’ Claim Denial

Byron Gee of San Francisco thought he did everything right when he recently shipped two headlights cross-country via UPS. The San Francisco chef re-packaged the headlights in their original boxes and added extra newspaper for cushioning. He made sure there was foam covering the edges of the headlights so they wouldn’t scratch. And when the clerk at his local UPS store asked him if he wanted to pay extra for “insurance,” Gee said “yes.”

06/11/2013

An injured 49er is attended to on the field. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Injured Athletes Cashing In On California Workers’ Compensation

Pro athletes, many representing out-of-state teams, have been awarded millions of dollars from the California Workers’ Compensation program over the last three decades, according to a Los Angeles Times report.

02/25/2013

Police say a 12-year-old girl was hit by this SUV near Novato Blvd. and Sandy Creek Way on September 27, 2012. (CBS)

Family Of 12-Year-Old Files Claim Over Fatal Novato Crash

The family of the Hailey Ratliff, the 12 year-old girl who was killed in September crash while riding her bike, has filed a claim against the city of Novato, alleging dangerous roadway conditions. They also disagree with police report clearing the driver of the SUV involved in the crash.

11/14/2012

America’s Cup: World Series 2012 II

Rescuer Of French America’s Cup Boat Seeks Huge Cash Award

A Bay Area sailor is seeking thousands in award money after rescuing a drifting catamaran belonging to the French America’s Cup World Series known as Energy, according to a report in the San Francisco Chronicle.

10/10/2012

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