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Michigan Man Suing California-Based Furniture Company After His Chair Collapsed

A California company and a retailer are denying responsibility for injuries suffered by a Michigan furniture executive who hurt his back when a chair collapsed.

02/06/2014

Joanne Marlene Conrod claims her injuries kept her from working and compromised her ability to use social media. (Getty Images)

Woman Claims Car Accident Injuries Prevent Her From Using Facebook

Joanne Marlene Conrod claims her injuries kept her from working and compromised her ability to use social media.

02/01/2014

The case that goes to trial Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court is the latest battle in a growing nationwide challenge to union-backed protections for teachers in an effort to hold them more accountable for their work.  (Getty Images)

Calif. Students File Suit To Hold Union-Backed, Tenured Teachers More Accountable

The case that goes to trial Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court is the latest battle in a growing nationwide challenge to union-backed protections for teachers in an effort to hold them more accountable for their work.

01/26/2014

Federal officials will avoid shackling immigrants at the San Francisco immigration court in many hearings. (Getty Images)

ICE To Limit Use Of Shackles At Immigration Court

ACLU class action lawsuit settlement applies only to cases in Northern California.

01/23/2014

McDonald’s To Pay $50,000 To Muslim Employee In Discrimination Lawsuit

McDonald’s has agreed to pay $50,000 to settle a lawsuit that claimed it discriminated against a Muslim employee in Fresno who wasn’t allowed to grow a beard.

12/20/2013

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Kardashian And West Sue Over Leaked Proposal Video

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West sued a co-founder of YouTube on Thursday claiming he violated a confidentiality agreement by posting a video of the couple’s marriage proposal to his new video-sharing website.

11/01/2013

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13-Year-Old Girl Awarded $150 Million In Wrongful Death Case

A jury has awarded more than $150 million in damages to a 13-year-old girl who watched her family perish in a fiery crash on a Southern California freeway.

10/28/2013

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New Bill Gives Sex Assault Victims More Time To Sue Organizations That Protected Alleged Abusers

Some victims of childhood sexual abuse would have more time to file civil lawsuits against private or nonprofit organizations that protected their alleged abusers under a bill that passed a key legislative committee Wednesday.

08/21/2013

A judge is expected to issue a ruling Monday on whether yoga is a religious practice that shouldn't be allowed to be taught in public schools. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Glamour)

Judge Ruling If Yoga Is Tied To Religious Practice, Allowed In Public Schools

A judge is expected to issue a ruling Monday on whether yoga is a religious practice that shouldn’t be allowed to be taught in public schools.

07/01/2013

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Lawsuits Filed Over Plan To Manage Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta

Several opposing groups have filed lawsuits against a broad, long-range plan to manage the ailing Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta that was adopted in May.

06/17/2013

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Brown Mystified At Growing Prison Legal Case

Gov. Jerry Brown is defending his approach to a legal battle over the state prison system by saying California has undergone an “incredible transformation” since the federal courts took over the prison health care system.

05/06/2013

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Man Wins $8K After Disney ‘Small World’ Breakdown

An attorney says a disabled man was awarded $8,000 by Disneyland after the “It’s A Small World” ride broke, stranding him for a half hour while the theme song played continuously.

03/26/2013

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