Articles Tagged With ‘Lawsuits’


a claim or dispute brought to a court of law for adjudication.



Court orders Medicaid to reinstate dental care

A federal appeals court on Friday invalidated a California law that eliminated coverage of some healthcare services for the poor including adult dental and optometry. [Reuters] A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court Appeals said the federal Medicaid program... (Continue reading)

Woman sues Albertson’s for losing baby

An Atascadero woman filed a lawsuit against Albertson’s accusing the company of forcing her to do strenuous labor which caused her to lose her baby. Rayna Garcia was working as the stores general manager and her duties required heavy lifting.... (Continue reading)

Jury awards half million to tech exec fired by Paso Robles firm

A former Paso Robles technology firm executive has received a $500,000 judgment against his former employer for wrongful termination. Paso Robles law firm Kinman and Curry successfully sued Applied Technologies Associates on behalf of Mark Kenyon, whom the company fired... (Continue reading)

Injured man files lawsuit against SLO firefighter

The man beaten unconscious by a San Luis Obispo firefighter filed a civil lawsuit on May 31. [Tribune] In June 2011, John Ryan Mason, 34, allegedly beat Jory Brigham, 32, unconscious in a bathroom after an eight-month rift stemming from... (Continue reading)

Cuesta Title ex-employee tight-lipped at deposition

By KAREN VELIE A former Cuesta Title employee refused to answer questions posed to her at a Kelly Gearhart-linked deposition, asserting her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. In 2009, investors filed a lawsuit alleging Stewart Title and Cuesta Title aided... (Continue reading)

Friends of Oceano Dunes appeals judge’s ruling

The legal battle over the controversial San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control Disctict dust rule will continue in an appellate court. San Francisco attorney Thomas Roth has filed an appeal on behalf of Friends of Oceano Dunes over San... (Continue reading)

Lawyers say Brown defiant of prison order

Prison inmates’ lawyers have filed court papers requesting federal judges to find Gov. Jerry Brown and his tool corrections official in contempt of court for the way the pair has handled prison overcrowding in California. (San Jose Mercury News) According... (Continue reading)

Nipomo board votes to borrow $4 million for pipeline

Nipomo Community Services District Board members voted unanimously for a plan to borrow an additional $4 million for the construction of a water pipeline from Santa Maria, shortly after a lawsuit was filed contesting drawing the money from a reserve... (Continue reading)

Brennler files anti-SLAPP motion against Torres

By CALCOASTNEWS STAFF Mike Brennler’s attorney filed a motion to strike down a lawsuit filed against him by a Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo (CAPSLO) coordinator, citing laws enacted to stop people with deep pockets from attempting to... (Continue reading)

First Amendment case threatens public employee unions

OPINION By PETER SCHEER Public employee unions face a new, and mortal, threat. It’s not the unfunded liability of union pension plans or municipal governments’ resort to bankruptcy to void union contracts. It’s not state initiatives to restrict collective bargaining... (Continue reading)