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Lawsuit alleges San Mateo County jail is snooping on attorney-client communications

San Jose Mercury News September 14, 2022 Peninsula lawyers allege in federal complaint that with new system, jail officials have failed to shield protected legal communications from the eyes of correctional staff REDWOOD CITY — A group of Peninsula defense...

Interview on Complex Product Defect Matter

Ara Jabagchourian was recently interviewed regarding a complex product liability case the firm just handled in federal court involving a minor resulting in a serious brain injury.  The interview discusses the use of several forensic experts and a graphics team...

Claim Filed Against SF District Attorney’s Office For Death Caused By Felon Released 5 Times Without Charges

Law Offices of Ara Jabagchourian, P.C. filed a claim against the San Francisco District Attorney's Office for releasing a multi-felon after being arrested 5 times.  Troy McAlister then stole a car and raced through the streets of San Francisco, running...

College Students Breaching Apartment Leases During Campus COVID Shutdown

Ara Jabagchourian was interviewed by KRON 4 related to a U.C. Berkeley student who is in an apartment lease near campus but cannot attend on-campus classes at the university due to the COVID-19 shutdown.  Jabagchourian discusses the legal doctrine of...

Organizing Collection Of Health Supplies During Health Crisis

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Traffic Control Worker Sues Companies in S.F. Gas Explosion

KQED By: Ted Goldberg August 28, 2019   An Oakland man hired to help direct traffic around a fiber optic cable installation project, which became the scene of an underground natural gas line rupture, explosion and fire in San Francisco...

State Workplace Regulators Cite Firm In S.F. Gas Pipeline Explosion

KQED News By: Ted Goldberg State workplace regulators say a construction company hired for a fiber optic cable installation job in San Francisco's Inner Richmond neighborhood committed a series of safety infractions before an employee dug into an underground natural gas...

First Lawsuit Filed Regarding San Francisco Gas Line Fire

Ara Jabagchourian was interviewed outside the courthouse in San Francisco regarding the filing of the first lawsuit associated with the February 6, 2019 gas line explosion and fire that burned 5 buildings. https://vimeo.com/318860268?embedded=true&source=video_title&owner=67006352

SF residents sue contractors, Verizon over Inner Richmond gas line explosion, 3-alarm fire

San Francisco Examiner February 20, 2019 Two San Francisco residents filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the construction company and contractors involved in a gas line rupture that caused a three-alarm fire earlier this month on Geary Boulevard. According to the...

Lawsuit Filed In San Francisco Gas Line Explosion

Ara Jabagchourian was interviewed regarding the recent lawsuit filed regarding the gas line explosion in San Francisco at Geary and Parker that destroyed 5 buildings. https://vimeo.com/318804452?embedded=true&source=video_title&owner=67006352

Lawyers in shooting range explosion case say no more testimony needed

Lawyers in shooting range explosion case say no more testimony needed By Lewis Griswold The Fresno Bee A trial about whether jail inmates injured in a fatal gas line explosion in Fresno County should be classified as county employees resumed...

Once-secret trial probing 2015 PG&E explosion at sheriff’s range, now open to public

Once-secret trial probing 2015 PG&E explosion at sheriff’s range, now open to public The Fresno Bee By Pablo Lopez A trial that Fresno County wanted to keep closed to the public began Thursday with a former inmate testifying that he...

The Bee wins right to cover PG&E explosion trial Fresno County wanted closed

The Fresno Bee July 26, 2018 A workers compensation trial probing a 2015 PG&E pipeline explosion at the Fresno County Sheriff’s Foundation shooting range that left one jail inmate dead and 12 others injured will be open to the public...

Fresno County lawyers want PG&E explosion trial closed. Press freedom versus privacy at stake

Fresno County lawyers want PG&E explosion trial closed. Press freedom versus privacy at stake Fresno Bee By Pablo Lopez June 25, 2018 The right to privacy versus freedom of the press collided Monday when lawyers for Fresno County and Sheriff...

Judge closes hearing in case over PG&E pipeline explosion. Sheriff expected to testify

Judge closes hearing in case over PG&E pipeline explosion. Sheriff expected to testify The Fresno Bee By Pablo Lopez A civil case against Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims related to the 2015 PG&E pipeline explosion was stopped Monday to allow...

‘Mass Lateral’ Moves No Silver Bullet For Beleaguered Firms

Law360, New York (November 22, 2017, 3:26 PM EST) -- BigLaw firms at risk of insolvency may find plenty to like about a “mass lateral” move to a competitor in lieu of a full wind-down, one of several routes that Sedgwick...

Ex-Novak Partners Ink Wage Deal, Eye Polsinelli To Collect

Ex-Novak Partners Ink Wage Deal, Eye Polsinelli To Collect By Kat Greene Law360, Los Angeles (July 11, 2017, 6:44 PM EDT) -- Two former Novak Druce Connolly Bove & Quigg LLPpartners have inked a $500,000 settlement in their wage dispute with the...

Saratoga: Wrongful Death Suit Filed In Sergeant’s Shooting Of 86-Year-Old Vet

San Jose Mercury News April 28, 2017   The widow of an 86-year-old Navy veteran is suing Santa Clara County and the sheriff’s sergeant who fatally shot him. In a lawsuit filed April 17, Harue Craig alleges the sergeant used...

90 Year Old Woman Witnesses Husband Killed By Sheriff’s Deputy

The Law Offices of Ara Jabagchourian, P.C. filed a lawsuit against the County of Santa Clara related to the wrongful death of 86 year old Eugene Craig as his wife, Harue Craig, age 90, hid behind him.  Deputies stormed the Saratoga...

Firm Hosts Private Screening Of “The Promise”

Ara and Lori Jabagchourian proudly hosted a private screening of the movie "The Promise" a night before its general release.  Over 280 individuals, including members of the judiciary, local politicians, educators, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs attended this special event.  "The Promise" is...

86 Year Old Navy Veteran Shot In Own Home By Santa Clara Sheriff Deputy

Complaint filed against the County of Santa Clara related to the shooting death of 86 year old Navy veteran Eugene Craig by the Law Offices of Ara Jabagchourian, P.C. https://vimeo.com/218981802?embedded=true&source=video_title&owner=67006352

Jabagchourian Interviewed Regarding The Supreme Court Possible Review of California Gun Rights Case

April 18, 2017 California concealed carry gun case could headtto Supreme Court By Joshua Sebold Daily Journal Staff Writer A hotly-contested California gun control case has a chancetto be among thefifirst matters reviewed by tthe U.S. Supreme Court since Justice...

Jabagchourian Placed On Armenian Bar Association’s Judicial Evaluations Committee

Formation of Judicial Evaluation Committee The Armenian Bar Association has assembled a team of accomplished and highly-reputed trial attorneys from across California to serve as members of the organization’s newly-established Judicial Evaluation Committee (JEC). Spearheading the sizable efforts of the...

Sewage Flood Brings Lawsuit

Sewage flood brings lawsuit: Millbrae homeowner alleges infrastructure failure resulted in human waste spill December 09, 2016, 05:00 AM By Austin Walsh Daily A Millbrae resident is suing the city on claims she suffered significant property damage when raw sewage...

Court backs ‘concealed carry’ limits

Divided 9th Circuit likely tees up case for US Supreme Court Daily Journal June 10, 2016   California residents cannot carry a concealed weapon without showing "good cause" to do so, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday....

Fresno County Supervisors Reject Pipeline Claims

The Fresno Bee July 10, 2015 Eleven claims filed against Fresno County for its alleged involvement in the gas line explosion at the Fresno Sheriff’s Foundation will likely be rejected by supervisors when the board meets on Tuesday. The claimants...

Judge OKs Class In Yahoo Email Privacy Suit

The Recorder May 27, 2015   SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo Inc. must face a class action challenging the company's interception, scanning and storage of incoming emails, a federal judge ruled Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh of the Northern District...

FTC accuses AT&T of misleading customers with unlimited data plans

By Ross Todd, From The Recorder SAN FRANCISCO — The Federal Trade Commission sued AT&T Mobility on Tuesday, claiming the company misled smartphone customers who have unlimited data plans. AT&T reduced speeds for some customers with unlimited data plans, in...

Driver liability issues raise questions for car-sharing startups

FORTUNE — When is an Uber driver an Uber driver, and what happens when there’s an accident? Million-dollar questions like these — and more — are being asked in the aftermath of Sofia Liu’s death. On New Year’s Eve, the...

Yahoo Sued for Eavesdropping on E-Mail Communications With Non-Yahoo Users

Oct. 3 --Yahoo! Inc. is violating California privacy and federal electronic communications laws by scanning nonusers' e-mails in order to target advertisements, a complaint filed Oct. 2 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California alleged (Kevranian...

Exposing The Patent Trolls

This segment originally aired on the August 18th, 2013 episode of Ring of Fire on Free Speech TV. Innovation is what helps drive the US economy and keep American businesses competitive both at home, and on the global market. So...

Couple who escaped from deadly apartment fire in Redwood City sue building’s owner

Two tenants who say they lost most of their possessions in a fire that heavily damaged a Redwood City apartment complex sued the building's owner on Tuesday, according to their lawyer. The six-alarm fire in the 72-unit Hallmark House Apartments...

2012 Consumer Attorney of the Year finalist Ara Jabagchourian

HELPING VICTIMS OF A PONZI SCHEME SECURE JUSTICE Ara Jabagchourian, Donald R. Fischbach and Aron K. Liang MASSOYAN, ET AL. V. HL LEASING, INC., ET AL. Over the course of more than a decade, 800 people were swindled out of...

SF Key Officials Embroiled In Byzantine Legal Case

SF key officials embroiled in byzantine legal case San Francisco Chronicle February 14, 2012   It's not every day a sitting mayor is called to the witness stand. But the case of a nearly decadelong legal battle between the city...

Inga Barks Interviews Jabagchourian Regarding Fraud Trial On KMJ 580

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Widow in Ponzi scheme must pay $115M to victims

FRESNO, Calif. — A judge has ordered the widow of a Fresno businessman targeted by fraud investigators to pay $115 million to hundreds of victims of his alleged Ponzi scheme throughout California. Fresno County Superior Court Judge Donald Black said...

Fresno-based scam case in limbo

It's been nearly two years since John W. Otto, the alleged mastermind of a Fresno-based scam that ensnared as many as 1,200 victims in California and other states, committed suicide just a few miles from his home in Palm Desert....

Armenian-Americans File Multi-Billion Dollar Lawsuit Against Turkey

The Huffington Post August 8, 2010   After struggling for decades to get the Armenian Genocide recognized, and having taken legal action against western banks and insurance companies, Armenian-Americans filed their first lawsuit against the Republic of Turkey last week,...

BAY AREA INVESTORS SUE OVER PONZI SCHEME

Roberto Heckscher and his attorney walked in to San Francisco's FBI office three weeks ago. They came in on their own to talk with agents, who were getting complaints from Heckscher's former clients -- 300 of them who say they...