Uber Agrees To Pay $84 Million, Keep Drivers Independent ContractorsUber agrees to pay $84 million to settle lawsuits and keep its drivers independent contractors instead of employees.
Businesses Could Avoid ADA Lawsuits With Proposed 90-Day Grace PeriodA measure sponsored by California representative Jerry McNerney could give businesses 90 days to correct Americans with Disabilities Act violations before a lawsuit could proceed.
Widow of American Military Contractor Killed by ISIS Files Lawsuit Against TwitterThe widow of an American military contractor killed in Jordan by ISIS last year filed a lawsuit Wednesday against Twitter, claiming that the San Francisco-based social media company allows terrorist groups to use its site to spread extremist propaganda.
California Supreme Court Approves Organic Labeling LawsuitsFederal law does not bar consumers from filing lawsuits under California law alleging food products are falsely labeled "organic," the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
Governor Jerry Brown Fast-Tracks Environmental Review For Warriors Planned San Francisco ArenaThis limits the number of days courts would have to rule on any lawsuit contesting the arena’s environmental impact report.
San Francisco To Pursue Civil Charges Against Repeat Graffiti Vandals To Recover Cleanup CostsLegislation introduced by San Francisco Supervisor London Breed aiming to cut back on graffiti vandalism throughout the city was unanimously passed by the city’s Board of Supervisors.
Court Hears Lawsuits To Keep City College Of San Francisco AccreditedThe fight to keep City College of San Francisco open continued Thursday in a local courtroom where attorneys argued that the practices a regional commission used in deciding to revoke the school’s accreditation do not amount to proper due process.
Lawsuits Prompt Bay Area Sheriffs To Issue Concealed Weapons PermitsThe Bay Area has traditionally been a tough place to legally carry a concealed loaded gun. But that may be changing.
Tech Report: Lawsuits May Stop Increased Rollout Of Self-Driving Car Proponents of self-driving cars say the roads will be much safer once the cars are available. But, some are worried that the threats of lawsuits could put the brakes on their introduction.
Gov. Brown: Inmate Lawsuits, Prison Reform Conflicts Of Interest Costing MillionsGov. Jerry Brown has begun aggressively challenging federal court oversight of California's prison system by highlighting what he says is a costly conflict of interest.
Hundreds Of Richmond Residents Seeking Claims Against ChevronMore than a thousand people have filed into the office of Richmond attorney Nicholas Haney, looking for compensation from Chevron.
Facebook Seeks To Consolidate 40+ Lawsuits Over IPOFacebook is seeking to consolidate the more than 40 lawsuits it faces following its rocky initial public offering of stock last month.