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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

CASD wants to help you address some of the most common questions asked by clients.  These FAQs will provide quick answers to common questions.  You may also be directed to lengthier articles or links to other resources.  Although you may find the information valuable, this is not legal advice and should not substitute for consultation with an attorney.

Civil Matters

Civil Matters

Class Action Lawsuits

Find out what a class action lawsuit is and your responsibilities in this type of case.  Click here to find out basic information about class action lawsuits.

Elder Abuse and Neglect

Click here to address questions concerning the mistreatment of the elderly and find resources available to help.

Employment / Sexual Harassment

These questions relate to issues of sexual harassment in the workplace.  Click here for Sexual Harassment FAQs.

Employment / Wage and Hour

Click here to review information about wage and hour issues related to employment in the state of California.

Employment / Wrongful Termination

These questions address issues related to wrongful termination of employment in the State of California.  Click here  for Wrongful Termination FAQs. 

Insurance Bad Faith

Click here to address questions related to issues arising from an insurance companies actions towards you as a policy holder.


Often used as a voluntary means for parties to settle disputes, review some of the basics of mediation by clicking here. 

Medical Malpractice

Every other day, it seems, we hear about another medical horror story.  While up to 98,000 Americans die each year due to medical malpractice, only a small percentage of those cases result in lawsuits.  Learn the answers to the most common questions by  clicking here .