Lawsuit

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

School Beating

Student Dumped From Wheelchair Files Lawsuit Against Oakland School District

An Oakland High School student who was dumped out of his wheelchair by a campus security guard last year has filed a lawsuit against the school district.

05/15/2015

(Photo Illustration by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Uber Founders Sued, Accused Of Stealing Idea For Ridesharing Service

A California entrepreneur sued Uber Technologies Inc., its founders and several investors in San Francisco Superior Court Thursday, claiming they stole his idea and plans for a cellphone-based ride service.

05/14/2015

A cable car passes by Wells Fargo bank branch in San Francisco, California.  ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Wells Fargo Sued, Accused Of Opening Accounts Without Customer Knowledge

A Wells Fargo customer is suing the bank, accusing it of deceiving customers by giving them new accounts and credit cards without their knowledge.

05/05/2015

Blue Moon beer. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for NYCWFF)

Angry Beer Drinker Sues MillerCoors For Marketing Blue Moon As Craft Beer

A San Diego man is suing MillerCoors for portraying Blue Moon as a craft beer — a title beer aficionados are willing to pay high prices for.

05/04/2015

(CBS SF)

Cupertino Cement Quarry To Pay $7.5M For Pollution Violations

Cement quarry Lehigh Hanson will pay millions of dollars to settle a lawsuit alleging it dumped millions of gallons of toxic wastewater into a nearby creek.

04/29/2015

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