Mike Arias has filed numerous lawsuits against the University of Southern California and Dr. George Tyndall on behalf of women who allege they were sexually abused and illicitly photographed by the disgraced USC OB/GYN. Those lawsuits are now pending in the Los Angeles Superior Court, where Mr. Arias has been designated as co-liaison counsel for… Read more
Mike Arias represents roughly 80 women who are part of a class action lawsuit against USC claiming they are victims of disgraced gynecologist George Tyndall. On Friday, October 19, USC announced a proposed settlement in the amount of $215 million to settle the federal class action filed against the school. Several media outlets including ABC,… Read more
The Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Los Angeles has preliminarily approved the proposed settlement of two class actions involving curb ramps and curb cuts that provide access to sidewalks and other pedestrian pathways located in the City of Los Angeles. The lawsuits that will be resolved by the proposed… Read more
Arias Sanguinetti Stahle & Torrijos, LLP filed a class action against Southern California Gas Company arising from the massive natural gas leak that was discovered on October 23, 2015 at the Aliso Canyon storage facility owned by SoCalGas. The gas leak has injured residents of the Porter Ranch community in multiple ways. Local residents have reported… Read more
A class action is currently pending in Los Angeles Superior Court against Integral Senior Living for its failure to provide duty free meal breaks to its medical technicians. The claims allege that the employees had a right to the breaks without being required to perform certain duties during the breaks.
Class action against Ashley Furniture arising from company’s sale of DuraBlend upholstery “blended leather,” which fails to stand up to normal wear and tear, and instead easily peels and flakes off, revealing a rough, off-white layer underneath.
Allegations have been brought against the Franchise Tax Board for failure to comply with ADA requirement. The FTB failed to provide communications to blind tax payers in a form they could access, such as braille or email. Instead, the FTB sent regular print mail, which consumers that are blind were unable to access.
An employer is required to follow certain laws when determining if an employee should be classified as an exempt or non-exempt employee. If employees are misclassified, they can lose wages they have a right to collect. In this wage and hour class action, it is alleged that CVS misclassified many employees and did not pay… Read more
Arias Sanguinetti Stahle & Torrijos is pursuing a class action against Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc. arising from the company’s Sunshine Canyon Landfill. The landfill is placed in the middle of a canyon, thus creating a situation where odors that are not properly controlled are carried into the neighborhoods nearby, including the Granada Hills area. The… Read more
Claims have been brought against Dollar Tree in a wage and hour class action in the Central District of California for its failure to pay overtime. Employees have been misclassified by Dollar Tree keeping them from collecting their wages that they have lawfully earned. Dollar Tree has also failed to provide their California employees printed… Read more