Lawsuit

San Francisco Hall of Justice (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Former SF Jail Inmates Allegedly Forced Into Gladiator-Style Fights File Claim Against City

Former jail inmates at San Francisco’s Hall of Justice have filed a claim against the city and county accusing deputies of forcing them to fight each other.

18 hours ago

The planned parenthood logo (CBS)

Lawsuit: Anti-Abortion Group Secretly Recorded Abortion Providers

An association of abortion providers moved Friday to block the release of recordings it claims were made by an anti-abortion group that has previously revealed secretly recorded videos of a Planned Parenthood leader discussing the use of aborted fetuses for research.

21 hours ago

CVS Pharmacy on June 15, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Getty Images)

Lawsuit Accuses CVS Of Overcharging For Generic Drugs

CVS Health Corp. deliberately overcharged some pharmacy customers for generic drugs by submitting claims to their insurance companies at inflated prices, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in San Francisco.

07/31/2015

Accident Scene

Family Of 6-Year-Old Girl Killed By Uber Driver In San Francisco Settles Lawsuit

The family of a 6-year-old girl who was struck and killed by an Uber driver in 2013 settled a lawsuit against the ride-for-hire company Monday, according to court documents.

07/14/2015

Oakland Athletics at O.Co Coliseum (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oakland A’s Season Ticketholder’s Lawsuit Seeks More Safety Netting At MLB Ballparks

An Oakland Athletics season ticket-holder asked a federal court Monday to protect fans from flying bats and balls by ordering Major League Baseball to extend the safety netting at its ballparks the entire length of the foul lines.

07/13/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed 6 people. (CBS)

State Licensing Board Didn’t Know Contractor In Berkeley Balcony Collapse Paid Millions In Settlements

The construction company that built the Berkeley apartment complex where a balcony collapse killed six people nearly two weeks ago has paid out millions to settle numerous lawsuits alleging shoddy work.

06/29/2015

49ers defensive end Ray McDonald speaks with reporters outside the locker room at Levi's Stadium, November 11, 2014. (CBS)

Judge Dismisses Ray McDonald’s Defamation Lawsuit Against Woman Who Accused Him Of Rape

A California judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by former San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald against a woman who accused him of rape.

06/08/2015

Ellen Pao

Kleiner Perkins Says Ellen Pao Wants $2.7M To Drop Appeal In Gender Bias Case

Attorneys for Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers included the figure in court documents filed in San Francisco Superior Court against Ellen Pao, and a spokeswoman for the company said Pao sought the money in exchange for not appealing.

06/05/2015

Sgt. Tom Smith (BART Police)

Wife Of BART Police Officer Killed On Duty Files Lawsuit, Says BART Ignored Husband’s Pleas For Training

Sgt. Tommy Smith was shot and killed by a fellow BART officer during a search of a Dublin apartment last year. Smith’s widow said she is filing a lawsuit against BART, saying the transit agency ignored her husband’s pleas for more training.

06/01/2015

BART Police Sgt. Tom Smith during a 2013 interview. Smith was accidentally shot and killed by a colleague on January 21, 2014. (CBS)

Family Of BART Officer Killed In The Line Of Duty Files Lawsuit, Alleges Improper Training

One year after a BART Police officer was killed in the line of duty by his partner, the officer’s family has filed a lawsuit, accusing the transit agency of improper police training.

05/29/2015

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