A lawyer for four small businesses said Wednesday his clients haven’t yet decided whether to appeal a federal circuit court’s dismissal of a lawsuit that claimed Yelp Inc. extorted advertising payments from them in exchange for manipulating online reviews.
Central Valley farmers opposed to construction of California’s high-speed rail may face their last legal stop this week. Attorneys will petition the State Supreme Court to halt the rail plan dead in its tracks.
Judge Refuses To Block SF Law Increasing Relocation Payments To Evicted Tenants; Trial Put On Fast Track
A federal judge in San Francisco declined Friday to issue an immediate order blocking a new city law that sharply increases the relocation payments landlords must give tenants evicted under the state’s Ellis Act.
The family of a San Lorenzo man who was fatally shot by Alameda County Sheriff’s deputies at his home in February has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit alleging that deputies knew he was disabled […]
The nation’s largest trash hauler has filed a lawsuit claiming the city of Oakland illegally awarded a $1 billion contract to a local garbage company.
Wrongful-Death Lawsuit Filed By Family Of Chinese Girl Run Over By San Francisco Fire Rigs After Asiana Crash
The family of a 16-year-old Chinese girl, who was run over by fire rigs after the crash last year of Asiana Flight 214 at the San Francisco International Airport, filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the city on Wednesday saying that rescuers were reckless and poorly trained.
Health care providers and community members filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday to stop the downsizing and potential closure of Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo, which is seeing major cuts to staff and services amid longtime financial struggles.
A jury has awarded a $730,000 verdict to a whistleblower who reported on an unethical pain management study on prison inmates by researchers at the University of California, Davis.
The U.S. Forest Service will postpone a tree-thinning project intended to decrease the wildfire risk at Lake Tahoe after a lawsuit raised concern about its effect on an endangered frog species.
A federal judge rejected as too low a $324.5 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit alleging Google and Apple conspired with several other technology companies to block their top workers from getting better job offers.