Lawsuit

A detail view of a Boy Scout uniform. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Boy Scouts Settle Alleged Sex Abuse Lawsuit In California

The Boy Scouts of America agreed Thursday to settle a lawsuit by a 20-year-old California man who was molested by a Scout volunteer in 2007.

01/29/2015

Joan and Melissa Rivers in 2013 (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for VH1)

Melissa Rivers Files Lawsuit In Mother Joan Rivers’ Death

The lawsuit filed in Manhattan State Supreme Court paints a picture of a careless, cocky staff of doctors who ran roughshod over Rivers while she was unconscious, and it suggests that she died because of their incompetence.

01/27/2015

Police-involved Shooting

No Charges For Richmond Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Man Outside Liquor Store, DA Says It Was Self-Defense

No charges will be filed against an officer in the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old man in Richmond last September, a Contra Costa County deputy district attorney said.

01/21/2015

Contra Costa County seal

Sheriff’s Association Alleges Retaliation Threats Against Contra Costa Co. Supervisors In Federal Lawsuit

The Contra Costa Deputy Sheriff’s Association is filing a federal lawsuit against county supervisors for alleged threats of retaliation they made in relation to a controversial pay raise the supervisors have since rescinded for themselves.

01/20/2015

Diagram from lawsuit showing how Adobe, Apple, Google, Intel, Intuit, Lucasfilm and Pixar allegedly reached agreements on hires and compensation. (Lieff Cabraser Heimann and Bernstein)

$415M Settlement Reached In Silicon Valley Tech Suit Over Salary Fixing

Apple, Google and two other Silicon Valley companies have agreed to pay $415 million in a second attempt to resolve a class-action lawsuit alleging they formed an illegal cartel to prevent their workers from leaving for better-paying jobs.

01/15/2015

(L-R) A Sierra Nevada IPA and a Lagunitas IPA. (CBS)

Beer Battle Over IPA Label Between Lagunitas And Sierra Nevada Fizzles Out

After threatening to sue Sierra Nevada Brewing Company over the styling of the IPA in the company’s Hop Hunter beer, Petaluma-based Lagunitas Brewing Company has done an about-face.

01/14/2015

Sierra Nevada's 'Hop Hunter IPA' (Source: Sierra Nevada Brewing Company)

Lagunitas, Sierra Nevada Beer Makers Going To Court Over ‘IPA’ Lettering

Two Bay Area beer makers are going to court over how their brews are labeled.

01/13/2015

A sign is posted on the exterior of a Saks Fifth Avenue store on July 29, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Saks Fifth Avenue Says Transgender Employees Are Not Protected Against Discrimination

High-end retailer Saks & Co. has asked a Texas federal court to dismiss a discrimination lawsuit filed against the company by a former Saks Fifth Avenue employee, arguing that transgender people are not protected by the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

01/13/2015

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Napa To Pay $700K To Family Of Man Killed By Police In Shooting

The city of Napa and the family of a man who was fatally shot by Napa police in 2010 have settled a wrongful death lawsuit, both parties to the suit announced Monday.

01/12/2015

13 United Airlines flight attendants said they refused to work on a flight from San Francisco International Airport on July 14, 2014 after this message was scrawled on their jet. (CBS)

Ex-United Flight Attendants Who Discovered Spooky Message On Jet At SFO Sue Over Firings

More than a dozen former flight attendants have filed a lawsuit against United Airlines after they werer fired for refusing to work on a flight out of San Francisco International Airport last year following discovery of threatening writing on the plane’s fuselage.

01/08/2015

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