PG&E Accuses Ex-Employees Of Taking Bribes To Funnel Business To Camp Fire Cleanup ContractorUtility giant Pacific Gas & Electric accused two of its former employees of accepting bribes to funnel business to a waste-hauling company after the Camp Fire, the deadliest wildfire in California history.
Widow, Friend Of Man Killed In Tahoe Avalanche Sue Alpine MeadowsThe widow and a friend of a man killed in an avalanche at a Lake Tahoe ski resort last year have filed lawsuits accusing the resort of negligently rushing to open the slopes in unsafe conditions.
Journalist Sues Richmond After Allegedly Being Shot With Rubber Bullet At George Floyd ProtestAn independent journalist and photographer who works in the East Bay has brought a lawsuit in federal court alleging that she was shot with a rubber bullet by a City of Richmond police officer while she was covering a protest last year in Oakland over the killing of George Floyd.
Family Sues Robinhood After Stock Trader Kills Himself Mistakenly Believing He Lost $700KA family has filed a lawsuit against Robinhood Financial claiming the company's practices led to their son's suicide because he mistakenly believed he lost $700,000.
Bayer Submits $2B Settlement To San Francisco Federal Court Over Roundup Weed Killer ClaimsBayer AG has reached a settlement to resolve many current and anticipated future claims against its agrochemical subsidiary Monsanto Company arising from its Roundup weed killer, alleged to cause non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).
Grocers Association Sues Oakland Over Grocery Worker Hazard Pay MandateThe move by the City of Oakland to mandate hazard pay for grocery store workers has prompted a lawsuit from an industry group.The move by the City of Oakland to mandate hazard pay for grocery store workers has prompted a lawsuit from an industry group.
'Nightmarish': Gay, Black SF Firefighter Sues Over Alleged Discrimination At Castro StationIn a lawsuit, a San Francisco firefighter alleges that during the years he served at Station 6 in the Castro District, he experienced "a nightmarish series of events" because he was gay and black.
Martinez Sued By Concord-Based Developer In Rift Over Housing ProjectA Concord-based housing developer has sued the City of Martinez over what the developer sees as unwarranted barriers to building a housing tract on a former golf course.
COVID: Wine Country Business Coalition Sues Gov. Newsom Demanding To ReopenGovernor Newsom is facing another lawsuit for actions he has taken during the pandemic. The Wine Country Coalition for Safe Reopening is demanding outdoor dining be allowed to open.
EDD Fraud: Class Action Suit Filed Against Bank of America Over Hacked Unemployment Debit CardsA class action suit has been filed against Bank of America for its role in the widespread fraud involving California EDD debit cards provided by the bank to people receiving unemployment benefits.
Some Uber, Lyft Drivers Sue To Overturn Prop. 22 Over Constitutionality ClaimsDrivers for app-based ride-hailing and delivery services filed a lawsuit Tuesday to overturn a California ballot initiative that makes them independent contractors instead of employees eligible for benefits and job protections.