Below are links to articles, press releases, and video regarding the law practice of Kingsley & Kingsley, which may be of interest to California workers and consumers looking for topical information regarding the law in matters ranging from unpaid overtime wages and class actions to consumer fraud, unfair competition, and false advertising claims.

To discuss these matters further, or for advice and representation on a particular issue or claim, contact our firm for a free consultation with one of our attorneys.

In the News

Beck’s Furniture Facing Class Action Lawsuit: as reported by CBS13 in Sacramento, Beck’s Furniture placed an ad offering free groceries to customers, but failed to deliver on its promise.

Customers Sue Beck’s Over Promotion: the story mentioned above as reported by KCRA news.

Furniture buyers sue Beck’s over a discount snafu: As reported by the Sacramento Bee, a class action lawsuit was filed for customers who purchased furniture at Beck’s but did not receive the benefit of the promised free groceries.


Law Is Too Harsh on Class Counsel: Los Angeles Daily Journal Editorial by Eric b. Kingsley and Elana R. Levine regarding legislative attempts to make the class certification process more difficult and more costly for plaintiffs and their attorneys.

Opinion Poll Issues Flawed Results – Los Angeles Daily Journal

Press Releases

Los Angeles Wage and Hour Lawyer Eric B. Kingsley Receives Martindale-Hubbell(R) BV(R) Distinguished(TM) Peer Review Rating(SM)
Los Angeles unpaid wages attorney Eric B. Kingsley at Kingsley & Kingsley receives the prestigious BV(R) Distinguished(TM) Peer Review Rating(SM) from Martindale-Hubbell(R).

Pharmacuetical Representatives ARE Entitled to Overtime
On July 6, 2010, a unanimous United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, in the case of Kuzinski v. Schering Corp., 09-1945, affirmed a federal district court’s ruling that pharmaceutical “sales” representatives for Schering-Plough are entitled to overtime for hours worked over 40 per week.

DOL Weighs in on Ninth Circuit Pharmaceutical Rep Overtime Case
On August 11, 2010, the Obama Administration weighed in on the pharmaceutical representative overtime debate. The Federal Department of Labor filed an amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit case of Buchanan v. SmithKline Beecham Corp., 10-1525, declaring that in their analysis of the legal issues, pharmaceutical representatives are not exempt under the outside sales exemption or the administrative exemption of the FLSA.

Los Angeles Labor Lawyers at Kingsley & Kingsley Launch Nationwide Long-Term Disability Insurance Claims Practice in U.S.
ENCINO, Calif., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Kingsley & Kingsley, a California employment law firm that represents individuals in lawsuits against employers in unpaid wage, discrimination, overtime, and other cases based on corporate wrongdoing, today announced the launch of a national Long-Term Disability Insurance Claims practice.

E & J Gallo and French Supplier Mislabeled French Pinot Noir to Deceive Customers Lawsuit Alleges: Kingsley & Kingsley has filed a class action complaint alleging that Defendant E&J Gallo defrauded consumers in the marketing and selling of Pinot Noir wine under its Red Bicyclette label that was, in fact, not Pinot Noir. Instead, the wine was cut with cheaper merlot and syrah grapes, leaving consumers to pay for a more expensive wine that they were not actually receiving.

Beck’s Furniture Facing Class Action Lawsuit


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