Christina Tabacco

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Du Pont to Pay $3.1M to Settle Environmental Law Complaint Against Texas Petrochemical Facility

According to a proposed consent decree filed in the Eastern District of Texas late last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the regional arm of the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Texas Commission...

Judge: AT&T Must Litigate California Wage and Hour Class Action

A ruling from a federal court in Fresno, California permitted a former AT&T Mobility Service LLC employee’s wage claims to proceed in their entirety. The 2019 putative class action against the mobile carrier contends that...

Plaintiffs Largely Prevail in HP Printer Firmware Class Action Dismissal Opinion

Last Friday, a Northern District of California court issued a 24-page opinion in the case over HP Inc.’s internet-based updates that purportedly slow and reduce its printers’ capabilities. The decision leaves the complaint largely intact.

San Francisco Asks Court to Toss DoorDash and Grubhub Fee Cap Ordinance Case

Last Friday, the city rejected allegations that its cap of fifteen percent on the commissions that third-party food delivery service platforms charge independent restaurants contravenes state and federal law. The 33-page motion to dismiss claims...

Jury Hands Victory to Facebook and Oculus VR Founder in Rift Ownership Trial

According to a special verdict form issued by a San Francisco, California jury on Wednesday, Palmer Luckey and Facebook Technologies LLC (FBT), the entity which purchased virtual reality headset company Oculus in 2014, did not...

Zendesk Urges 9th Cir. to Let Securities Suit Dismissal Stand

San Francisco-based customer service software company Zendesk has refuted allegations that it misled investors over a 2016 data breach and subpar sales performance in an answering brief submitted on Wednesday. Zendesk Inc. asks for affirmation...