Lawsuit

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

Jerome Hill

Man Claiming He Lost An Eye When Fairfield Police Tased Him Suing For $25M

A 31-year-old man has filed a $25 million lawsuit against the Fairfield police department, saying he lost his left eye after police Tased him.

05/28/2015

27-year-old Edgar Covarrubias. (CBS)

Santa Clara County Accused Of Recklessness In Hiring Alleged Pedophile At San Jose Science Camp

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A claim was filed day against the Santa Clara County Office of Education alleging it hired a person who molested a 10-year-old boy at a science camp earlier this year. […]

05/21/2015

Lawrence Okoye and Philippa Okoye (source: Twitter/Okoye)

Wife Of 49ers Player Claims ‘Wolf Of Wall Street’-Style Sexist, Racist Environment At Former Workplace

The wife of a San Francisco 49ers player has filed a federal suit claiming racial and sexual harassment at her former New York workplace, a financial firm she likened to a “Wolf of Wall Street”-style office.

05/19/2015

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Former Foster Kids Suing Santa Rosa Children’s Home For Alleged Abuses

The allegations against Moon Children’s Home include children being strip-searched and locked in their rooms.

05/19/2015

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