TYLER, Texas - Ericsson violates a patent on channel-switching in wireless broadband networks, Adaptix claims in Federal Court.

     LAS VEGAS - Shareholders claim Ameristar Casinos is selling itself too cheaply through an unfair process to Pinnacle Entertainment, for $26.50 a share or $2.8 billion, in Clark County Court; they want $33 a share.

     SAN JOSE, Calif. - Pfizer cannot get summary judgment on claims that it fired Delina Ferretti after she found data problems while studying molecule that showed promise as a cancer inhibitor in a project known as PanHER, a federal judge ruled.

     SAN JOSE, Calif. - Netflix persuaded a federal judge to dismisses the third amended complaint accusing it of misrepresenting the amount of its movies that have captions.

     SAN FRANCISCO - Wells Fargo must still face some claims over forced-placed flood insurance, but a federal judge let Fannie Mae and Assurant Inc. off the hook.

     MANHATTAN - The SEC accused Volt Information Services and its former CFO Debra L. Hobbs of a $7.6 million accounting fraud; and another former Volt CFO, Jack J. Egan, in similar, but separate federal complaints.


     LOS ANGELES - JP Morgan Chase did not tell customers who accepted mortgage modifications that it would report them to credit reporting agencies, a class action for false advertising, wrongful credit reporting and unfair competition claims in Superior Court.

     SAN FRANCISCO - The United States sued Bazaarvoice, claiming its acquisition of PowerReviews was intended to, and did, reduce competition in the consumer-generated product ratings market, in a federal antitrust complaint.

     WASHINGTON - District of Columbia Metro police Officer Larry W. Seay handcuffed and raped a woman while on duty, more than once, she claims in Federal Court.

     SEATTLE - Arrow Outlet dba www.arrowoutlet.com used shill bids to drive up prices on its Internet auction site, the State of Washington claims in King County Court.


     BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Windstar Energy sued Kern County, claiming it approved the (nonparty) Avalon Wind Energy project, which will disturb the wind flow and cost Windstar money, in Superior Court.


     CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Wildearth Guardians challenges the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plan to remove protections and allow the extermination of the gray wolf in much of Wyoming, in Federal Court.

     SANTA ANA, Calif. - Mortgage Grader Inc. claims Charles Schwab, Costco and Trulia violate its patented "credit/financing process," in separate federal complaints.

     HOUSTON - A man claims the U.S. Bank National Association et al. can't foreclose on his home, under Texas law, because it's been more than 4 years since they began the foreclosure process, in Harris County Court.

     RIVERSIDE, Calif. - The United States sued Pacific Gas & Electric for the cost of cleaning up carcinogenic hexavalent chromium from its Topock Compressor Station, near Needles, in Federal Court.

     LOS ANGELES - One hundred and one more people sued Bank of America for fraud and wrongful foreclosures, alleging a string of abuses, including forgery and destruction of documents, in two Superior Court complaints.