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Tyndall survivors bring fight
for justice to the Capitol


Photo of Consumer Attorney of the Year 2018 winners Craig Peters on the left and David Winnett on the right

SACRAMENTO -- Olympic gymnastics gold medalist Aly Raisman joined 60 sexual assault survivors to rally for a measure seeking to hold USC's Dr. George Tyndall accountable for sexual assault and harassment during exams over the course of nearly three decades at the student health center. Read about AB 1510 by Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes. Watch the press conference here.   


June 10, 2019
Bill goes to gov to ensure elderly
aren't abandoned in emergencies

SB 314 by Sen. Bill Dodd (D-Napa) came out of the Wine Country wildfires of 2017, when more than 20 frail elderly residents of an assisted living facility were abandoned by the staff and only survived because of heroic rescue efforts by family and first responders.  Read more

June 4, 2019
Bill advances to limit marathon
depos of dying asbestos patients

Assembly Judiciary approves CAOC-backed SB 645 by Sen. Bill Monning to limit depositions of dying asbestos patients to seven hours. Defendants turn the depos into exhausting marathon sessions, and some patients die before their cases can be concluded. Read more

June 4, 2019
Effort to ensure civil awards
free of bigotry advances 

CAOC-backed SB 41 by Sen. Bob Herzberg would prevent the introduction of racially biased data that defense attorneys in California and across U.S. are using to justify lower court awards for women and minorities in personal injury and wrongful death cases. Read more

(6/13/2019) Denyse Clancy and Joe Satterley score a victory for a retired school teacher in a mesothelioma talc case against Johnson & Johnson and Colgate. READ HERE  
Ebby Bakhtiar, attorney for plaintiffs in Jack in the Box case(6/13/2019) Ebby Bakhtiar and Keith Griffin win justice for a Jack in the Box supervisor fired after she reported inappropriate sexual conduct by two other managers. READ HERE  


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