SF Law Firm Representing Huge Caseload Of Sex Assault Claims Against Uber Seeks To Unify LawsuitsA San Francisco-based law firm has requested to unify all its civil lawsuits against Uber, in an effort to manage the growing caseload against the ridesharing company.
California EDD Not Answering 60% Of Calls Due To Surge In Unemployment ClaimsCalifornia’s unemployment agency is not answering 60% of the calls it receives for help as the overwhelmed department struggles to work through more than 1 million pending claims five months into the pandemic.
California Lawmakers Slam EDD For Slow Payouts During COVID-19 PandemicCalifornia lawmakers accused the leader of the state’s unemployment department of failing the public in a tense hearing Thursday that featured stories of people waiting weeks or months to receive their benefits after losing their jobs because of the pandemic.
Uber Drivers Must Resolve Claims Without Class Action Lawsuits, Court RulesA federal appeals court ruled that most claims by Uber drivers against the ride-booking company must be resolved in arbitration.
List: 49er Players Who Have Been In Police Investigations Since 2012Amidst Aldon Smith's arrest in LAX, a number of other 49ers have run-in with the law...
ConsumerWatch: Allstate Denies SF Homeowners' Claims In Water Main Break“Good hands with Allstate. We didn’t get good hands, we got the finger!” said Allstate policyholder and homeowner Ray Moreno.
Injured Athletes Cashing In On California Workers’ CompensationPro athletes, many representing out-of-state teams, have been awarded millions of dollars from the California Workers’ Compensation program over the last three decades, according to a Los Angeles Times report.
Kim Kardashian & Old Navy Settle Ad LawsuitKim Kardashian has settled a lawsuit against Old Navy, after she claimed the company violated her publicity rights by using a lookalike in one of its ads....
Line Circles Block To File Claim With Chevron Over Refinery FireA long line of people formed around a help center that opened Friday at the Nevin Community Center in Richmond as residents waited to file liability claims against Chevron for costs related to Monday’s fire at the oil company’s refinery in the city.
Chevron Claims Office Opens In Richmond After Refinery FireBay Area residents who were planning to file a liability claim against Chevron related to the oil company’s refinery fire Monday may do so in person at an office in Richmond starting Friday, a company spokesman said.
Hundreds File Claims With Chevron Following Refinery FireAbout 1,000 claims forms have been filed since thick smoke and soot from a massive fire at Chevron’s Richmond refinery Monday evening sent 950 area residents to local hospitals, a Chevron spokesman said Wednesday afternoon.
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.
Veterans Complain Of Huge Backlog At Oakland VA OfficeMany veterans who attended Monday's meeting said they have been waiting months and sometimes even years for decisions.
California Unemployment Holds Steady At 12.4 PercentOfficials say California’s unemployment rate remained steady at 12.4 percent over the past month.
NorCal Prosecutors Sue Overstock.com Over Alleged False ClaimsSeven Northern California district attorneys have sued online retailer Overstock.com Inc., accusing the company of regularly making false and misleading claims about its prices.