Posts Tagged: Current Cases

Class Action Lawsuit Against Central Mortgage

Alfredo Torrijos | March 3, 2016 | Class Actions , Consumer Protection

Central Mortgage has been named in a consumer class action for failure to pay property tax refunds in a case currently pending in the Superior Court of Los Angeles. The case alleges that Central Mortgage, a mortgage servicer, was required to return tax refunds from the county to the property tax owners. The refunds were… Read more

Class Action Against CVS

Alfredo Torrijos | April 16, 2016 | Class Actions , Employment Class Actions , Employment Law

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

Franchise Tax Board

Alfredo Torrijos | April 20, 2016 | Class Actions , Disability Rights

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.

Court grants preliminary approval of class action settlement with the City of Los Angeles

Alfredo Torrijos | November 2, 2016 | Class Actions , Disability Rights

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

Dollar Tree Class Action

Alfredo Torrijos | March 17, 2016 | Class Actions , Employment Class Actions , Employment Law

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

Safeway Class Action

Alfredo Torrijos | January 3, 2016 | Class Actions , Employment Class Actions , Employment Law

The Superior Court of Los Angeles has certified a class action of hourly Safeway employees for Safeway’s alleged failure to allow for duty free meal breaks. The class consists of 220,000 hourly employees alleging Safeway had a policy in place through June 2007 to not pay meal break premiums even where meal breaks were provided.

Sunshine Canyon Class Action

Alfredo Torrijos | April 13, 2016 | Class Actions

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

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