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Why Are Women Safer Drivers than Men?

San Diego women drive more safely than men, according to data released by San Diego County. From 2000 to 2009, men died in car accidents three times more often than women did. The driver who survived the crash was four times more likely to…
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Pom Wonderful Sues Coca Cola Over Deceptive Marketing

In a trademark infringement case, a plaintiff does not have to prove profit loss to win his case. If he can prove customer confusion and damage to his brand, he is still eligible to collect damages. In 2008, Pom Wonderful accused Coca Cola…
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Cities Investing in Cycling Attract Millennials, Women

San Diego and several other cities are investing in cycling-specific infrastructure while encouraging residents to ride bikes as a way to reduce traffic and air pollution, promote fitness and discourage sedentary lifestyles. Cycling already…
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Military Mom Mourns Daughter’s Death

A San Diego military mom was returning from Afghanistan when she received the tragic news that her daughter had been found dead in Ocean Beach just four days after she arrived. Investigators believe she was the victim of a hit-and-run accident. Police…
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Driver Loses Control, Two Fatalities Reported

A suspected drunk driver caused two fatalities when he lost control of his vehicle on Interstate 8. On Saturday, April 19, the 26 year old was traveling west on the highway in the early morning hours when he drifted onto the center median. Traveling…
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Technology Giants in Battle Over Patents

Apple is currently suing Samsung for patent infringement over features in several Samsung phones. Apple is seeking two billion dollars in damages over technological innovations like slide-to-unlock, word correction and contextual links. Samsung…
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Nickel-and-Dimed By Your Employer?

A column in the Los Angeles Times recently explained how employers across the country are attempting to save money by quibbling with low-wage employees. The column, by Michael Hiltzik, explained that a survey done by UCLA discovered that respondents…
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Calif. Truckers Awarded $2.2 Million in Labor Misclassification Lawsuit

A California logistics company must pay $2.2 million to several short-haul truck drivers it misclassified as independent contractors. According to ThinkProgress.org, the California state labor board ruled last month that by labeling the drivers…
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Samsung's Expert Witnesses Testify Against Apple

In the ongoing patent infringement suit between Apple and Samsung, the latter has just changed the balance considerably through its expert witness testimonies. Most of their witnesses were computer science academics who claimed that the allegedly…
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Samsung's Expert Witnesses Testify Against Apple

In the ongoing patent infringement suit between Apple and Samsung, the latter has just changed the balance considerably through its expert witness testimonies. Most of their witnesses were computer science academics who claimed that the allegedly…
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Are Box Trucks As Dangerous As Semi-Trailers?

“I was asleep and next thing you know I was jumping out for my life,“ said a survivor of a horrific bus crash on Thursday, April 10. A FedEx box truck crossed a median and collided with a charter bus filled with students. The bus was part…
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Los Angeles County Deputy Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy has filed a lawsuit that claims that a group of male deputies sexually harassed female trainees and demanded sexual favors as part of an initiation. According to NBC News, the lawsuit, filed by Guadalupe…
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Where to Look for Trademark Infringement Evidence

A lot of valuable evidence hidden within a company’s website code can be used as evidence in a trademark infringement case. For example, FenF, LLC is currently suing Smartthingz, Inc. for trademark infringement. The former’s attorneys found…
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New Bike Path Opened in Oceanside

A new bike lane will connect Oceanside Boulevard to Wisconsin Avenue. The corridor is a dream come true for bike commuters wishing to travel from downtown to the Oceanside Transit Center. “A lot of people want to be able to bike to the transit…
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Trial For L.A. Council Member Accused of Sexual Harassment Expected to Begin in November

A judge has a set a trial date in the sexual harassment case filed for a longtime aide to city council member Joe Huizar. According to the Los Angeles Times, the trial is expected to begin on November 10. Huizar is accused of harassing former…
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Three Minor League Baseball Players File Wage Lawsuit

Three minor league baseball players have filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California over alleged violations of wage and overtime laws. According to Sports Illustrated, Aaron Senne, Michael Liberto and…
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Can Bad Weather Be Responsible For A Car Accident?

If drivers lose control of their vehicles in the midst of inclement weather, they cannot simply blame the accident on the weather. Motorists are expected to proceed with extreme caution during bad weather to avoid car accidents in the first…
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California Bus Maker Pays Fine Over Alleged Wage Disputes

An automaker has agreed to pay a fine in California over wage payment disputes, according to Reuters. China’s BYD Co Ltd has agreed to pay a fine to settle a California lawsuit that alleged that it failed to pay five Chinese workers temporarily…
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When Does Parody Become Trademark Infringement?

According to The International Business Times, Starbucks is suing comedian Nathan Fielder for trademark infringement. Fielder created what he claims is a parody of Starbucks called Dumb Starbucks, which features all of the trademarked Starbucks…
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Is The Bikes & Beers Ride Safe?

According to the San Diego Free Press, a group of bicyclists are organizing a four hour ride to highlight local craft brewing businesses. The 26-mile ride will take place on March 29 at 9:30 a.m. Organizers hope that the event will be an example…