Articles Tagged With ‘Lawsuits’


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



Lawsuit filed over Cal Poly president’s salary

UPDATE:  The lawsuit filed by Lillian Taiz was dismissed today by a judge in Los Angeles Superior Court. ORIGINAL STORY: A lawsuit against the California State University (CSU) system has been filed in Los Angeles, claiming that administrators broke the state’s... (Continue reading)

Train death spurs lawsuit against bar

Parents of a young North County man killed by a train have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the owners of a popular downtown Paso Robles bar and restaurant and are asking for a jury trial. Bryan Brady was celebrating his... (Continue reading)

Grocery bag ban heads to court

The debate over banning paper and plastic grocery bags took a predictable turn Monday with the filing of a lawsuit challenging the new Los Angeles County ban. [Fox & Hounds] The lawsuit was filed by Neilsen, Merksamer, Parrinello, Gross &... (Continue reading)

Advocates for the disabled file lawsuit against California

Advocates for Californians with developmental disabilities filed a lawsuit against the State of California Wednesday alleging the State is violating federal law by failing to adequately fund services needed by individuals with developmental disabilities. The suit claims the State has... (Continue reading)

Victim sues former city councilman Ed Arnold for alleged beating

An Arroyo Grande city employee who was the alleged victim of a home burglary and physical beating by former city councilman Ed Arnold in 2009 is suing for bodily injuries and emotional distress. [The Tribune] Arnold, who pleaded no contest... (Continue reading)

Bryan Cave wants Estate Financial case dismissed

A request by Bryan Cave attorneys to have a $184.7 million malpractice suit filed by Estate Financial Inc. (EFI) bankruptcy trustees dismissed is headed to federal court in Los Angeles. [PacificCoastBusinessTimes] On April 29, Thomas Jeremiassen, one of the EFI... (Continue reading)

How much money should a CSU president make?

The debate over how much money a California State University president should be paid flared up again with word that the new president of San Diego State University will make $100,000 more annually than his predecessor. [LA Times] Dr. Elliot... (Continue reading)

Illegal appointment will cost Oceano

The Oceano Community Services District will likely be slapped with nearly $75,000 in fees after losing a civil lawsuit that found the board illegally appointed one of its directors. In his tentative ruling released Tuesday San Luis Obispo County Superior Court... (Continue reading)

COLAB sues over wildlife guidelines

A group of business owners is suing Ventura County over an environmental policy passed by the Board of Supervisors in April. The policy, adopted to protect plants and animals, requires land owners to produce environmental impact reports when “important” species... (Continue reading)

Groups sue to stop SunPower plant in California Valley

Two conservation groups and a San Luis Obispo County resident have sued to stop construction of a SunPower Corp solar power plant, saying the project would harm the rural area’s wildlife, air quality and natural beauty. [Reuters] On May 20,... (Continue reading)