Lawsuits

Members of the media preview the new iPad during an Apple product launch event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 7, 2012. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Apple’s Market Clout Likely To Draw More Scrutiny From Regulators

Apple’s clout is coming under scrutiny as the U.S. Justice Department considers filing a lawsuit against the company and five U.S. publishers for an alleged scheme that has driven up the prices of electronic books since the 2010 release of the iPad.

03/12/2012

(CBS)

Storms Cause Sewage Systems To Overflow Into Bay

The recent rains caused 900 gallons of wastwater to spill out in Sonoma County on Monday.

01/24/2012

San Bruno Explosion

Trial Date Set For San Bruno Explosion Lawsuits Against PG&E

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge on Thursday set a trial date for lawsuits filed by victims of the San Bruno pipeline disaster to proceed against PG&E.

09/22/2011

A firefighter is seen running as a massive fire roars through a San Bruno neighborhood. (AP)

Judge Postpones Decision On San Bruno Explosion Lawsuit

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge on Thursday decided to postpone a decision on how a lawsuit filed by victims of the pipeline explosion in San Bruno should proceed against PG&E.

09/01/2011

Firefighters douse a massive fire, following an explosion in a San Bruno neighborhood on September 9, 2010. (AP)

PG&E Amends Filing, Doesn’t Blame San Bruno Blast Victims

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said a court filing in response to lawsuits over the fatal San Bruno pipeline explosion was not intended to hold victims at fault in any way for the blast.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/12/2011

Two firefighters assess the flames resulting from the gas line explosion in San Bruno on September 9, 2010. (AP)

PG&E San Bruno Explosion Lawsuit Defense Includes Blaming Victims

The utility company whose ruptured pipeline killed eight people in a massive explosion is seeking a jury trial to fight dozens of lawsuits, and part of its defense includes placing partial blame on some of the victims of the blast.

CBS San Francisco–07/11/2011

A firefighter is seen running as a massive fire roars through a San Bruno neighborhood. (AP)

Judge To Hear 74 San Bruno Blast Lawsuits

A county judge who will hear the dozens of civil lawsuits filed against Pacific Gas & Electric Co. after last year’s natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno says proceedings will get going later this summer.

CBS San Francisco–05/26/2011

real estate, housing, home, property

ConsumerWatch: Calif. Homeowners Warned About Lender Lawsuits

The California Department of Real Estate is warning homeowners to be wary of solicitations asking them to join so-called “Mass Joinder” lawsuits against their lenders.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/23/2011

Credit card transaction, economy, commerce, retail,

California Retailers Sued Following Zip Code Privacy Ruling

Consumers have filed lawsuits against more than a dozen national retail chains operating in California since the state Supreme Court ruled it’s illegal for clerks to ask customers for their ZIP codes.

CBS San Francisco–02/15/2011

Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Al Davis Discusses Tom Cable’s Firing & Gives State Of The Raiders

Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis said Tuesday that he fined former coach Tom Cable $120,000 because of the strain on the organization from lawsuits involving Cable assaulting a former assistant coach and a former girlfriend.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/18/2011

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