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Lawsuit: Youth Soccer Leagues In SoCal Accused Of Failing To Prevent Concussions

A class action lawsuit was recently filed against California youth soccer leagues that are accused of failing to prevent players from getting concussions.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2014

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Does ‘Heart Healthy’ Mean Low Sodium? Not With These Soups

If you’re trying to watch your salt intake, figuring out which foods to stay away from can sometimes be tricky. But you’d think food products with the American Heart Assn.’s “heart check” certification would be good for you, right?

11/08/2013

A sign stands in front of California Public Employees' Retirement System building July 21, 2009 in Sacramento, California. CalPERS, the state's public employees retirement fund, reported a loss of 23.4%, its largest annual loss. (credit: Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Alleges Over 100,000 Retirees Misled Over Rate Hike By CalPERS

A class action lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses CalPERS of intentionally misleading over 100,000 retirees over the past 18 years by selling them long-term insurance that turned out to be insufficiently funded and under duress for a decade.

08/06/2013

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Judge To Approve $1.6 Billion Toyota Settlement

A federal judge is expected to formally approve a $1.6 billion settlement Friday in the class-action lawsuit against Toyota over sudden-acceleration problems.

CBS Los Angeles–07/19/2013

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Judge OKs $1M Settlement Of UC Davis Pepper-Spray Suit

A federal judge has approved a $1 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit filed by demonstrators who were pepper-sprayed during a protest at the University of California, Davis in 2011.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/09/2013

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Nutella Makers To Pay Out $2.5M To Consumers Who Believed The Chocolate-Hazelnut Spread Was Healthy

The makers of Nutella have agreed to pay out $3.05 million to settle a lawsuit from a San Diego mother who says she was duped into believing the chocolate-hazelnut spread was good for her kids.

04/27/2012

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Judge Awards $850 To iPhone User Over Throttled Data Usage

A judge in Southern California on Friday awarded $850 to an iPhone user because AT&T Inc. reduced his download speeds in an attempt to manage usage on its network.

02/24/2012

A photo of this unidentified man was included in a lawsuit filed by the ACLU, accusing Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department brass of ignoring deputy violence in county jails.

ACLU Accuses LA County Sheriff’s Brass Of Ignoring History Of Deputy Violence Against Inmates

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal class-action lawsuit Wednesday, accusing Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca and his top commanders of ignoring a widespread and historical culture of violence by deputies against inmates.

01/18/2012

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Investigation: Drivers File Class-Action Lawsuit Over Stop Sign Cameras

Last year, CBS2 Investigative Reporter David Goldstein exposed stop sign cameras for nailing unsuspecting drivers who were charged millions of dollars in fines. Now, many of those drivers have turned the corner, literally. They have filed a class-action lawsuit trying to recoup some of the money they lost.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/21/2011

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Group Sues Calif. Over Race-Based Prison Lockdowns

California’s use of race as a basis for locking prisoners in their cells after fights amounts to illegal discrimination and should be banned, attorneys representing inmates said in a class-action lawsuit filed Wednesday.

04/28/2011

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Taco Bell Fights Back On Beef Lawsuit With Ad Push

Taco Bell went big and bold to respond to a lawsuit claiming its taco filling can’t be called beef, buying up newspaper ads Friday that trumpet “Thank you for suing us.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/28/2011

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Advocates Sue To Restore $133M Mental Health Program

Advocates have filed a class-action lawsuit against the state over the cutoff of a $133 million program that provided mental health services to more than 20,000 special education students across California.

10/22/2010

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