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Lawsuit

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Girls, Parents Found Liable For Branding South Bay Teacher As ‘Perv’

A Santa Clara jury that found three schoolgirls and their parents liable for defaming a Catholic school teacher they branded as a “perv,” is about to decide how much one of the students should pay in punitive damages.

11/18/2013

Trick or treaters walk during Boo at the Zoo at the Smithsonian's National Zoo October 25, 2013 in Washington, DC. Those who purchased tickets were able to walk through the zoo and trick or treat in celebration of the upcoming Halloween. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

East Bay Family Sues HOA, Says Kids Banned From Trick-Or-Treating

A couple who say their children have been barred by their homeowner’s association from playing or trick-or-treating in their own neighborhood filed a federal lawsuit against the HOA this week.

11/08/2013

San Bruno Explosion

PG&E Shareholders Suing Over San Bruno Pipeline Explosion

This comes after the utility’s president on Wednesday called for full review of how management handled another flawed pipeline in San Carlos.

11/07/2013

The family of slain Sant Rosa teenager Andy Lopez speaks at a press conference, November 4, 2013. (CBS)

13-Year-Old Shooting Victim’s Family Files Federal Suit Against Sonoma Co., Deputy

The shooting of 13-year-old Andy Lopez in Santa Rosa two weeks ago has galvanized his family, friends, and the Latino community in Sonoma County. After nearly having seen daily demonstrations the family has now filed a federal lawsuit.

11/04/2013

Seton Medical Center in Daly City. (CBS)

Baby Stillborn At Daly City Hospital Ends Up At Laundry Facility

A Bay Area family, devastated by the stillborn birth of their daughter, are now suing over a stunning mistake by the hospital following the infant death.

11/01/2013

A San Francisco Fire Department fire engine. (CBS)

San Francisco Firefighters Awarded $3.7M In Age Discrimination Suit

Fifteen veteran San Francisco firefighters will share $3.7 million awarded by a jury in their age discrimination suit against the city’s fire department.

10/30/2013

Cellphone camera image of a burning 1999 Lincoln Town Car limousine on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, May 4, 2013. (CBS)

San Mateo Bridge Limo Fire Victims’ Families File Wrongful Death Suits

Family members of the victims of a fatal limousine fire on the San Mateo bridge are filing wrongful death lawsuits.

10/25/2013

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Bed Bug Problem Prompts Lawsuit Against Concord Apartment Landlord

More than a dozen residents of a Concord apartment complex are suing their landlord over an array of issues, including a bed bug infestation.

10/24/2013

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Berkeley PD To Change Policies After Wrongful Death Settlement

The wife and two sons of a man who was killed outside his home in the Berkeley Hills last year have reached a resolution of their wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Berkeley.

10/22/2013

A student wears one of the shirts disallowed at Live Oak High School (CBS)

School Ban On American Flag Clothing Lands In SF Federal Appeal Court

Unpleasant verbal exchanges and altercations marked the previous year’s Cinco de Mayo celebrations at Live Oak High School. So when students told administrators that trouble was a possibility because of the American flag attire, the students were ordered to turn their shirts inside out or go home.

10/17/2013

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