There may be a reason to think twice before you sip – a lawsuit filed in California Thursday contends some top selling wines contain high levels of arsenic.
Nineteen taxi companies sued Uber Technologies Inc. in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday, accusing the transportation network company of false advertising when it claims it has “the safest rides on the road.”
A sex-bias suit against Facebook has been filed by the same firm representing Ellen Pao, who is suing Kleiner Perkins for discrimination.
Two former employees of the San Francisco 49ers are reportedly suing the team, alleging age discrimination resulted in their firing in 2011.
With news of another U.S. Ebola infection, some people are pulling out their credit cards for the $1,000 body protection suits online. Others are trowing down about 40 bucks on a costume that likely won’t score any points for creativity.
The phrase “peak oil” was in vogue a few years back. Geologist M. King Hubbert theorized the world was about to hit the peak of its petroleum-extraction capabilities and it would all be downhill after that.
The city of Richmond sued Chevron Corp. in Contra Costa County Superior Court Friday for alleged negligence in last year’s massive refinery fire, accusing the oil company of “willful and conscious disregard of public safety.”
A federal appeals court in San Francisco Tuesday cleared the way for a trial on two civil rights lawsuits filed against former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle and other officers by the father of Oscar Grant III and five of Grant’s friends.
The Justice Department sued Apple and other publishers last year. The five other publishers named in the lawsuit have settled. The judge has urged Apple to do the same.
Oakland officials have agreed to a $4.6 million settlement with dozens of men who claimed they were illegally strip searched by the city’s police.