GM Tells Dealerships to Stop Selling 2013 and 2014 Chevrolet Cruzes Due to Air Bag Issue

2014 Chevy Cruze For the second time this year, GM has ordered car dealerships to stop the sale of 2013 and 2014 Chevrolet Cruzes due to defective air bags.  GM has identified 33,000 vehicles in the US and Canada that may have been built with parts from the bad batch from their air [...]

By | June 26th, 2014|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on GM Tells Dealerships to Stop Selling 2013 and 2014 Chevrolet Cruzes Due to Air Bag Issue

Uber Seeks A Protective Order to Block All Public Disclosure of Whether It Complies With Law

A group of San Francisco taxi drivers, who have undergone police background checks, drive cars with meters that have regulated rates to prevent consumer gouging, have the Statutorily required insurance to protect passengers as well as third parties in the event of an accident, and drive vehicles that have undergone periodic safety checks, all of [...]

By | June 18th, 2014|Uber|Comments Off on Uber Seeks A Protective Order to Block All Public Disclosure of Whether It Complies With Law

Judge Reverses Prior Ruling, Orders Full Discovery in Hershey Age Discrimination Case

In October 2013, at the insistence of Hershey, United States District Judge Charles Breyer ordered discovery limited to issues surrounding a release signed by some of the former Hershey high-level executives working as Customer Sales Executives (CSEs) and Category Development Managers (CDMs) in their age discrimination case against Hershey, entitled Barnes vs. Hershey (C 12-1334-CRB). Each [...]

By | June 16th, 2014|Hershey Age Discrimination Lawsuit|Comments Off on Judge Reverses Prior Ruling, Orders Full Discovery in Hershey Age Discrimination Case

Does Uber Really Do Background Checks?

Every time you get in a cab in San Francisco, your driver has been subjected to thorough background check by the San Francisco police department. Also, the cab you get into has one million in insurance, and the car has to meet inspection standards.  And, the meter that sets your fare has been checked.  Those [...]

By | June 6th, 2014|Uber|Comments Off on Does Uber Really Do Background Checks?

SF Airport Police Warn Against Using Uber

In a remarkable piece of investigative journalism, on June 3, 2014, Channel 11 in San Jose uncovered massive violations of the law by Uber drivers operating at SFO, including having no insurance, unlicensed drivers, unregistered vehicles, and ignoring Airport transportation rules. Click here to read the full article: Uber, Lyft and Sidecar Operate at SFO [...]

By | June 3rd, 2014|Uber|Comments Off on SF Airport Police Warn Against Using Uber