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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. Read compelling opinion articles by Tyndall survivors Nicole Haynes and Mai Mizuno here and by Sadie Retana here.  


August 15, 2019
Asbestos victim protections
goes to the governor's desk

Senate gives final approval to SB 645 by Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel). It would ensure that Californians dying from illnesses caused by exposure to asbestos or silica will no longer have to endure debilitating marathon depositions that sometimes end in death. Read more

August 14, 2019
Finalists for CAOC's top 
awards are announced

Consumer Attorney of the Year and Street Fighter of the Year awards will be revealed Nov. 16 at the organization's Annual Installation and Awards Dinner on Saturday Nov. 16 during the CAOC 2019 Convention at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. Read more

July 30, 2019
Bill eliminating bigotry in civil
awards signed by Gov. Newsom 

CAOC-backed SB 41 by Sen. Bob Hertzberg will overcome cynical efforts by defense attorneys to diminish awards to women and minorities in personal injury and wrongful death cases. It didn't receive a single no vote from the Legislature. 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(7/17/2019) Justin Berger helps achieve a historic settlement with three lead paint manufacturers for funding to clean up the poison paint in 10 California cities and counties. READ HERE  


Education & Events
Board Nominations
July 15 - Aug 16
Annual Convention
San Francisco
Nov 14-16

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