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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.