You can't sue businesses just because you don't like something they do

Yesterday PLF filed this letter brief asking the California Supreme Court to review an Unfair Competition Law (UCL) case that threatens important civil justice reforms enacted by California voters. The … ›

CEQA: Special interest groups’ favorite toy

Union activists in San Francisco recently filed suit to block Google’s commuter buses from stopping at City bus stations– a privilege for which Google pays the City handsomely. Why might … ›

Frivolous lawsuit against McDonald’s dismissed

A judge in San Francisco yesterday threw out a liberal private interest group’s frivolous lawsuit against McDonald’s that was filed back in December of 2010 on the grounds that McDonald’s … ›

Non-injury class actions don’t belong in federal court

California often marches to the beat of a different drummer. This is certainly true of the state’s Unfair Competition Law (UCL), which stands as an open invitation to plaintiffs with … ›

PLF urges Ninth Circuit: don’t allow people to sue when they haven’t even been hurt

Last year, you may have heard about the allegations that Toyota cars were experiencing “sudden, unintended acceleration”—that is, that the cars would suddenly just start going when the driver didn’t … ›

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You can't sue businesses just because you don't like something they do

Yesterday PLF filed this letter brief asking the California Supreme Court to review an Unfair Competition Law (UCL) case that threatens important civil justice reforms enacted by California voters. The … ›

CEQA: Special interest groups’ favorite toy

Union activists in San Francisco recently filed suit to block Google’s commuter buses from stopping at City bus stations– a privilege for which Google pays the City handsomely. Why might … ›

Frivolous lawsuit against McDonald’s dismissed

A judge in San Francisco yesterday threw out a liberal private interest group’s frivolous lawsuit against McDonald’s that was filed back in December of 2010 on the grounds that McDonald’s … ›

Non-injury class actions don’t belong in federal court

California often marches to the beat of a different drummer. This is certainly true of the state’s Unfair Competition Law (UCL), which stands as an open invitation to plaintiffs with … ›

PLF urges Ninth Circuit: don’t allow people to sue when they haven’t even been hurt

Last year, you may have heard about the allegations that Toyota cars were experiencing “sudden, unintended acceleration”—that is, that the cars would suddenly just start going when the driver didn’t … ›

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You can't sue businesses just because you don't like something they do

Yesterday PLF filed this letter brief asking the California Supreme Court to review an Unfair Competition Law (UCL) case that threatens important civil justice reforms enacted by California voters. The … ›

CEQA: Special interest groups’ favorite toy

Union activists in San Francisco recently filed suit to block Google’s commuter buses from stopping at City bus stations– a privilege for which Google pays the City handsomely. Why might … ›

Frivolous lawsuit against McDonald’s dismissed

A judge in San Francisco yesterday threw out a liberal private interest group’s frivolous lawsuit against McDonald’s that was filed back in December of 2010 on the grounds that McDonald’s … ›

Non-injury class actions don’t belong in federal court

California often marches to the beat of a different drummer. This is certainly true of the state’s Unfair Competition Law (UCL), which stands as an open invitation to plaintiffs with … ›

PLF urges Ninth Circuit: don’t allow people to sue when they haven’t even been hurt

Last year, you may have heard about the allegations that Toyota cars were experiencing “sudden, unintended acceleration”—that is, that the cars would suddenly just start going when the driver didn’t … ›

You can't sue businesses just because you don't like something they do

Yesterday PLF filed this letter brief asking the California Supreme Court to review an Unfair Competition Law (UCL) case that threatens important civil justice reforms enacted by California voters. The … ›

CEQA: Special interest groups’ favorite toy

Union activists in San Francisco recently filed suit to block Google’s commuter buses from stopping at City bus stations– a privilege for which Google pays the City handsomely. Why might … ›

Frivolous lawsuit against McDonald’s dismissed

A judge in San Francisco yesterday threw out a liberal private interest group’s frivolous lawsuit against McDonald’s that was filed back in December of 2010 on the grounds that McDonald’s … ›

Non-injury class actions don’t belong in federal court

California often marches to the beat of a different drummer. This is certainly true of the state’s Unfair Competition Law (UCL), which stands as an open invitation to plaintiffs with … ›

PLF urges Ninth Circuit: don’t allow people to sue when they haven’t even been hurt

Last year, you may have heard about the allegations that Toyota cars were experiencing “sudden, unintended acceleration”—that is, that the cars would suddenly just start going when the driver didn’t … ›