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Melchiori, subs tangle over county project

By   /  Friday, August 26th, 2011  /  Law, Real Estate, Top Stories  /  3 Comments

General contractor Melchiori Construction Co. has faced 31 claims from subcontractors and suppliers that it did not pay them for their work on Santa Barbara County’s $4.5 million Emergency Operations Center. Melchiori’s subcontractors and suppliers filed 31 so-called “stop notices” with county officials for $1.5 million worth of work. In public works projects, a subcontractor Read More →

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Court rulings shake up Santa Barbara media world

By   /  Friday, August 19th, 2011  /  Law, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Court rulings shake up Santa Barbara media world

The two biggest print news organizations in Santa Barbara could change for years to come as a result of legal decisions in early August.

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Fire remnants smolder: Tea, Jesusita litigation flares anew

By   /  Friday, August 19th, 2011  /  Features, Law  /  Comments Off on Fire remnants smolder: Tea, Jesusita litigation flares anew

The attorneys trying to recover millions of dollars in damages for the Tea and Jesusita fires are focusing their litigation on defendants with the resources to pay.

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Software firm asks court to let it sue China

By   /  Friday, July 22nd, 2011  /  Law, Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Software firm asks court to let it sue China

A Santa Barbara firm’s case that determine whether U.S. firms can sue the Chinese government and its contractors.

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Bryan Cave case could land in L.A. court

By   /  Friday, July 22nd, 2011  /  Law, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Bryan Cave case could land in L.A. court

A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision could decide whether Bryan Cave’s case is heard in federal court.

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Wage and hour ruling puts California employers in a sticky spot

By   /  Friday, July 1st, 2011  /  Columns, Law  /  Comments Off on Wage and hour ruling puts California employers in a sticky spot

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$22M verdict tossed

By   /  Friday, July 1st, 2011  /  Law, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on $22M verdict tossed

The state Supreme Court has overturned a personal injury verdict in a ruling that will affect any California business that hires drivers.

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