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Peters and Winnett are named
Consumer Attorneys of the Year

 


SACRAMENTO (Nov. 17, 2018) – Craig M. Peters of Altair Law in San Francisco and David L. Winnett of The Veen Firm in San Francisco are Consumer Attorneys of California’s 2018 Consumer Attorneys of the Year for holding Mazda accountable for a defective seatback design that left a California woman a partial paraplegic. The announcement was made Saturday night at the awards dinner as part of CAOC’s 57th Annual Convention at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco. Taylor Rayfield of Greene Broillet & Wheeler in Santa Monica, who has been an attorney for only eight years, was also honored Saturday night as CAOC’s Street Fighter of the Year for winning a settlement that compensated more than two dozen victims of a high school wrestling coach who was hired despite being a known sexual predator. Read more

 

October 23, 2018
CAOC releases 2018
election voter guide

Consumer Attorneys of California is support candidates up and down the ballot for statewide office and the state Legislature. The unifying thread: Each is a champion for the underdog and a defender of the civil justice system. Read more


September 30, 2018
Gov. Brown signs bill to
end s
ecret settlements
SB 820, co-sponsored by CAOC, was spawned by the #MeToo movement to protect victims of sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace by targeting secret settlements that allow predators to keep offending. Read more


September 19, 2018
Bill OK'ed requiring doctors
on probation to alert patients 

Governor signs SB 1448 by Sen. Jerry Hill and backed by CAOC to lift the veil of secrecy that has put patients at risk. It requires doctors place on probation for serious offenses like sexual misconduct, drug abuse or criminal acts to alert their patients. Read more

 

(10/19/2018) Mike Arias fights on behalf of sexual assault victims of Dr. George Tyndall, the USC gynecologist accused of abusing hundreds of student-patients over a three-decade career. READ HERE  
 
(10/16/2018) Mary Alexander is among a team of consumer attorneys who fought a successful two-decade battle to hold the lead paint industry accountable for poisoning thousands of children. READ HERE  
 

 

 
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Forum Magazine

  Sep/Oct 2018
  Vol. 48, No. 5