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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


June 29, 2016
CAOC-backed arbitration fairness
bill goes to Assembly floor

SB 1241 will keep Californians from having to leave the state to settle disputes and will ensure that the state's consumer-friendly rules apply in arbitrations over disputes spawned in the Golden State.
Read more

June 28, 2016
Measure ensuring justice
for abused elders advances

The Assembly Judiciary Committee approves CAOC-backed SB 1065 to provide speedy access to justice for frail California seniors in disputes with nursing homes over elder abuse. 
Read more

June 21, 2016
Four bills backed by CAOC leap
out of legislative committees

Measures that address the perils of forced arbitration, protect victims of toxic disasters and streamline legal procedures head into final stretch to desk of Gov. Jerry Brown.
Read more


(6/29/2016) Nick Rowley secures justice for a young man who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a beating inflicted during a pep rally at a Bakersfield high school.
(6/29/2016) Robert Allard prevails in a breach of fiduciary duty lawsuit brought by an up-and-coming swim star who saw her career undercut at USA Swimming. READ HERE


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Forum Magazine

  July/Aug 2016
  Vol. 46, No. 4