A federal agency that has jurisdiction over California’s bullet train says it has the authority to pre-empt state environmental law, creating uncertainty for numerous lawsuits fighting the project.
A wide-ranging initiative that would dramatically alter medical malpractice lawsuits in California has qualified for the November ballot, officials said Friday.
After a four-year legal battle, Toyota is entering settlement talks on nearly 400 state and federal lawsuits that allege sudden unintended acceleration problems with its vehicles led to deaths and injuries.
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.
The city has paid out about $110 million in jury awards and settlements for lawsuits that police officers have brought against the police department over a six-year period, according to an audit report released Friday.
Customers are ultimately paying the price for lawsuits against some Los Angeles-area restaurants, according to CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein.
The Los Angeles Unified School District Wednesday announced it has offered approximately $17 million to dozens of students who alleged they were abused by a former teacher at Miramonte Elementary School.
A California district attorney has reached a $16 million settlement with Toyota Motor Corp. over a safety recall of vehicles that were at risk for unintended acceleration.
Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday it has reached a settlement worth more than $1 billion in a case involving unintended acceleration problems in its vehicles.
The city of Anaheim will circulate the claim through police and risk management officials before offering a response within the next three months.
State Senator Tom Harman fears the landmark bill will adversely affect the housing market and allow lawyers to collect huge fees.
After years of legal wrangling, the first of hundreds of lawsuits over acceleration problems against Toyota Motor Corp. has been scheduled for trial.
A federal judge in California says hundreds of lawsuits filed against Toyota over possible sudden-acceleration defects can move forward.
A federal agency has sued a California-based labor contractor and farms in Washington and Hawaii alleging discrimination against more than 200 Thai workers in what it has called its largest human trafficking case in agriculture to date.
One of the attorneys leading the class-action federal lawsuits pending before U.S. District in Santa Ana says the report’s findings are flawed and won’t stop legal action.