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CAOC bills make headway
in final weeks of session



SACRAMENTO– As the 2015-16 Legislative Session winds to a close, CAOC President Elise Sanguinetti provides a brief video rundown of how consumer justice has fared so far in the state Capitol. Among the bills being sponsored by Consumer Attorneys of California is a series of measures to help citizens deal with forced arbitration clauses that deny a constitutional right to their day in court. CAOC is also backing a bill to ensure fair compensation for undocumented persons injured through no fault of their own and another measure requiring doctors to use the state’s lifesaving prescription drug database. Watch


August 31, 2016
Parade of CAOC-backed civil
justice bills go to Gov. Brown

As the Legislature wrapped up its 2015-16 session, CAOC won approval of seven measures addressing forced arbitration, doctor shopping, elder abuse, eco-disasters. All await governor's signature.
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August 26, 2016
Bill protecting abused elders
goes to the governor’s desk

CAOC-sponsored SB 1065 brings swifter justice for seniors victimized by nursing home abuse, speeding frivilous arbitration appeals that can drag on up to three years and deny the elderly a day in court.
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August 17, 2016
Brown signs bill ensuring fair
compensation for immigrants

Gov. Jerry Brown’s signing of AB 2159 eliminates 30-year injustice for undocumented immigrants. Requires equal treatment for all regardless of immigration status when seeking damages in court. 
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(9/3/2016) Roger Dreyer tackles the problem of traumatic head injuries in football with the case of a Sacramento-area high school player who collapsed after a game in 2015. 
(9/6/2016) Tim Tietjen secures a big settlement for a woman left a paraplegic by a horrific rollover auto wreck caused when a driver swerved into her lane while reporting a drunk driver.   READ HERE


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  July/Aug 2016
  Vol. 46, No. 4