Los Angeles County News

Lead paint amicus: Slumlords rewarded, low-income tenants stiffed if public nuisance decision stands

By Amanda Robert | Feb 9, 2018

SACRAMENTO - As the Supreme Court of California considers whether to review a ruling that holds major paint companies responsible for remediating lead paint across the state, it will weigh several amicus letters filed by community and business organizations that also request a different outcome in the case.

California appeals court grounds JetSuite’s taxation appeal

By David Hutton | Nov 2, 2017

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The California Court of Appeal for the 2nd District has upheld a lower court’s ruling in favor of Los Angeles County in its court battle against JetSuite Inc. over personal property taxes.

Candy maker accused of shortchanging customers

By Wadi Reformado | Mar 29, 2017

A consumer has filed a classaction lawsuit against a Pennsylvania candy manufacturer for allegedly shortchanging buyers on the amount of candy in its packages.

Lawsuit alleges fruit snack labels contain false health claims

By Wadi Reformado | Mar 28, 2017

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against the makers of Mott's fruit snacks, alleging that the foods are marketed as healthy for kids when they actually contain mostly corn syrup, a corn starch product and sugar.

Wells Fargo shareholders file class action, allege bank execs ‘concealed’ source of record sales

By Jessica Karmasek | Sep 29, 2016

On Tuesday, the bank, no doubt feeling the pressure from federal lawmakers and others, announced that the independent directors of its Board of Directors have launched an investigation into Wells Fargo’s retail sales practices and related matters. CEO John Stumpf will forfeit his salary and awards -- valued at more than $41 million -- amid the independent investigation.

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