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CAOC's 2016
Legislative Package



SACRAMENTO– CAOC President Elise Sanguinetti provides a two-minute video rundown of what’s at stake this year for consumer justice 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: 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


May 2, 2016
CAOC measure that would
protect elders passes Senate

SB 1065 will limit delays in nursing home abuse cases when a judge rejects use of forced arbitration to decide a dispute and instead sends the case to a court of law. Read more

April 26, 2016
Bills targeting forced arbitration
win big in first legislative hearings

Four CAOC-backed bills passed out of legislative committees. They protect Californians’ legal rights be restricting the use of forced arbitration, which gives corporations a big advantage over consumers.

Read more

April 19, 2016
CAOC-backed service member
employment protections advance

AB 2879 would shield military reservists from unfair forced arbitration hearings if they lose a civilian job after being called to duty.
Read more


(3/7/2016) Bruce Broillet scores a big victory for sportscaster Erin Andrews in her case against a Nashville hotel and the stalker who shot a "peephole" video while she changed clothes in her hotel room.                             READ HERE
(4/13/2016) Mike Bomberger garners state's biggest medical malpractice settlement for a mom and her 3-year-old daughter, brain damaged by a hospital error. READ HERE


Education & Events
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Rancho Mirage
May 20-22
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San Francisco
Nov 10-13

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Forum Magazine

  Mar/Apr 2016
  Vol. 46, No. 2