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Ex-Giants Minor Leaguer Joins MLB Class-Action Suit Over Wages

A lawsuit filed by three former minor league baseball players against Major League Baseball in federal court in San Francisco appears to be the nation’s first attempted class-action case claiming the players aren’t paid the minimum wage, their lawyer said Tuesday.

02/19/2014

A DNA test provided by 23andMe of Mountain View. (CBS)

Google-Backed Genetic Testing Company 23andMe Faces Class Action Lawsuit

Genetic testing company 23andMe is facing a class action lawsuit alleging that the Silicon Valley startup misled customers with advertising for its personalized DNA test kit.

12/04/2013

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Attorneys Ask Oakland Federal Judge To Expand Prison Solitary Confinement Lawsuit

A federal lawsuit is moving forward in the latest legal turn over solitary confinement at a California prison with attorneys asking a U.S. District judge to expand to a class-action case.

09/27/2013

Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

5,000 More People Sue Chevron Over Richmond Refinery Fire

A new lawsuit was filed against Chevron on behalf of more than 5,000 people Monday seeking compensation for damage caused by the catastrophic fire at the company’s refinery in Richmond a year ago.

08/13/2013

A man pushes shopping carts outside of a Walmart store. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

San Francisco Judge Denies Class Action For Wal-Mart Bias Suit

A judge has rejected an attempt to file a class action discrimination lawsuit on behalf of Wal-Mart women workers in California who claimed their male colleagues were paid more and promoted faster than them.

08/02/2013

Basketball player Ed O'Bannon. (Photo by Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images)

Oakland Judge Hears Arguments On Class Action Status In NCAA Athlete Suit

Former college basketball standout Ed O’Bannon and his lawyers sought on Thursday to dramatically expand his lawsuit challenging the NCAA’s ban on compensating athletes in a move that could expose the organization and its member schools to billions of dollars in damages.

06/20/2013

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Gilroy Blue Shield Customer Sues Over Company’s Coverage Change

According to the class action lawsuit, Blue Shield is forcing customers to either pay higher premiums or switch to a worse policy.

06/13/2012

Wells Fargo Bank in San Francisco

Wells Fargo Reaches $590 Million Wachovia Settlement

The settlement would end a 2008 suit that charges Wachovia misled investors in its bonds and preferred securities by understating losses associated with risky mortgages. Wells bought Wachovia that year.

CBS San Francisco–08/05/2011

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Judge Tosses Extortion Lawsuit Against San Francisco’s Yelp

A federal judge who dismissed a class-action lawsuit accusing consumer review website Yelp of extortion is giving plaintiffs a month to refile their complaint.

CBS San Francisco–04/01/2011

A computer screen displays the Google eBooks online bookstore. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Judge Calls Off Plans For Google Library

A federal judge in New York City has rejected a deal between Google Inc. and lawyers for authors and publishers to let the gigantic search engine make money presiding over the world’s largest digital library.

CBS San Francisco–03/22/2011

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