Articles Tagged With ‘Lawsuits’


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



Driver who killed triathlete was on the phone, suit alleges

A lawsuit filed by the family of triathlete Bridget Dawson alleges the driver who struck and killed the champion competitor was on the phone at the time of the crash. [Tribune] Phone records show Oceano resident Lisa Smith, 53, was... (Continue reading)

Nipomo marijuana dispensary proponents lose legal battle

The owners of Ethnobotanica, a marijuana service seeking to open a pot shop in Nipomo, lost a lawsuit they filed against San Luis Obispo County over the board of supervisors’ decision to reject a proposed brick and mortar dispensary in... (Continue reading)

Rizzo amends his SLO rental inspection lawsuit

By KAREN VELIE Local activist Kevin Rice has joined a property owners association and several landlords in filing a lawsuit against the city of San Luis Obispo over its controversial rental inspection program. On Oct. 28, attorney Saro Rizzo filed... (Continue reading)

CCN trial delayed until March

CalCoastNews and its founders will face trial March 6 after a delay was granted by San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge Barry LaBarbara. The trial had been scheduled to start this week. The libel action has been brought by... (Continue reading)

CCN set to battle pernicious lawsuit

By CalCoastNews staff CalCoastNews is preparing to defend itself against a claim of libel in a trial now set for next month in a San Luis Obispo County courtroom. A Northern California journalist predicts the outcome “may determine the fate... (Continue reading)

Lawsuit filed against SLO over rental inspection program

A property owners association and several landlords filed a lawsuit Thursday against the city of San Luis Obispo contending the city’s controversial rental inspection program is unconstitutional. A month earlier, another group started the process to have the program stricken... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande mayoral candidate suing brother, sister and son

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Arroyo Grande mayoral candidate Richard Waller says he will be able to unite the community and bring civility to the council if he’s elected. Waller touts his family’s long-term ties to the community and his ability to... (Continue reading)

California companies accused of selling aborted fetal tissue for profit

The Orange County District Attorney’s Office has filed a lawsuit against two Yorba Linda-based medical companies, alleging they illegally profited from the sale of fetal tissue that was donated by abortion providers. [OC Register] State and federal allow companies to... (Continue reading)

Templeton football player’s family launches lawsuit

The family of Templeton High School football player Isaac Lindsey filed a lawsuit Friday against Templeton Unified School District and Riddell All-American Sports Corp. for failing to properly protect Isaac Lindsey. Lindsey suffered a brain injury during a game at... (Continue reading)

Fifty-three nurses files claims against Twin Cities hospital

A year and a half after nine nurses sued Twin Cities Community Hospital, 53 nurses filed claims against the Templeton medical center, alleging widespread violations of California labor laws are still ongoing. An attorney representing the nurses argues the hospital... (Continue reading)