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Kabateck LLP provides an exceptional resource for seminars ranging from MCLE-qualified courses to those discussing how to approach new laws that effect the plaintiffs’ practice.  The Kabateck team also offers seminars that discuss the overall functionality of a law practice and how to approach potential pitfalls to avoid.

Upcoming Seminars

Traumatic Brain Injury Cases: The Fundamentals

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

6:00pm – 6:30pm: Refreshments, wine and networking.

6:30pm – 8:00pm: Seminar.

U.S. Bank Tower
Eighth Floor Conference Center
633 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Free of Charge. Space is limited.

Reservations are REQUIRED.

Free parking vouchers provided for the U.S. Bank Tower, and for LA Central Public Library parking lot across the street at 524 South Flower Street Garage


Seminar topics will include:

  • Recent cases plaintiffs’ lawyers should be familiar with concerning damages in California.
  • How to introduce the full billed amounts for medical services to prove the reasonable value of economic damages.
  • Changes in the law regarding non-economic damages, including in wildfire cases against utility companies.
  • How to get large settlements before trial by asking the right questions in written discovery, depositions, etc.
  • How to maximize your client’s recovery by negotiating medi-care and medi-cal liens.
  • How to deal with defense counsel so that they WANT to give your client money.

The seminar will provide you with useful and worthwhile information, followed by a Q&A session. Takeaways include outline, Powerpoint slides and sample mediation briefs, motions, and other documents.

Who should attend?

  • Lawyers who want to learn about recent case law developments concerning damages in California that affect the plaintiffs’ practice.
  • Lawyers who represent Plaintiffs in all types of tort cases, including personal injury, premises liability, and product liability.
  • Lawyers who are interested in learning more about maximizing their clients’ recoveries.

 

Presenter Bios:

Shant Karnikian

  • Senior Associate with seven years of experience handling all types of cases at Kabateck LLP.
  • Trial Counsel with multiple multi-million verdicts, including recent $40 million verdict.
  • Consumer Attorneys of California Board of Governors (2018-Present)
  • Loyola Law School Board of Governors (2015-Present)

Stephanie Charlin

  • Associate at Kabateck LLP.
  • Practice focuses on personal injury, product liability actions, wrongful death and insurance bad faith claims.
  • Member of KBK Trial Team on multiple successful cases

Click on the link below to register or RSVP. REGISTER NOW!

Sexual Abuse & Molestation Cases Against Public Entities, Schools, and Private Institutions

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

6:00pm – 6:30pm: Refreshments, wine and networking.

6:30pm – 8:00pm: Seminar.

U.S. Bank Tower
Eighth Floor Conference Center
633 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Free of Charge. Space is limited.

Reservations are REQUIRED.

Free parking vouchers provided for the U.S. Bank Tower, and for LA Central Public Library parking lot across the street at 524 South Flower Street Garage


Seminar topics will include:
  • Complex rules governing pursuing schools, public entities, and private entities for sex abuse and molestation.
  • Provides practical, efficient strategies for properly evaluating the case, knowing the recently-changed time limitations for bringing a claim, and effectively litigating a case.
  • Litigation strategies involving evaluating claims, damages, and applicability of insurance.

The seminar will provide you with useful and worthwhile information, followed by a Q&A session. Takeaways include outline, PowerPoint slides and sample mediation briefs, motions, and other documents.

Who Should Attend:
  • Lawyers who want to understand why their cases or claims are not moving.
  • Lawyers who represent anyone subject to statute of limitations concerns.
  • Lawyers who are handling matters against public entities.

 

Presenter Bios:

Katherine Bruce
  • Senior Associate at Kabateck LLP.
  • Practice focuses on insurance recovery, insurance bad faith, class action, and sexual assault matters.
  • Consumer Attorney Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) Member, 2012-2014.
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, 2014-2019.
Joana Fang
  • Associate at Kabateck LLP.
  • Practice focuses on insurance bad faith, class actions, personal injury, and wrongful death.
  • The American Association for Justice (AAJ) Member.
  • Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (WLALA) Member.

Click on the link below to register or RSVP. REGISTER NOW!

Insurance "Dirty Tricks" and How to Avoid Them

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

6:00pm – 6:30pm: Refreshments, wine and networking.

6:30pm – 8:00pm: Seminar.

U.S. Bank Tower
Eighth Floor Conference Center
633 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Free of Charge. Space is limited.

Reservations are REQUIRED.

Free parking vouchers provided for the U.S. Bank Tower, and for LA Central Public Library parking lot across the street at 524 South Flower Street Garage


Seminar topics will include:
  • The present state of claims handling – claims laundering.
  • Insurer fraud and detecting it
  • Influencing reserve setting.
  • Disaster response and how to deal with it.
  • Strategies for dealing with the tactics depending on timing.
  • Opening your own fraud investigations – American Policyholder Association (APA).

The seminar will provide you with useful and worthwhile information, followed by a Q&A session. Takeaways include outline, PowerPoint slides and sample mediation briefs, motions, and other documents.

Who Should Attend:
  • Lawyers who want to understand why their cases or claims are not moving.
  • Lawyers who represent anyone looking for reimbursement through insurance, whether 1st party or 3rd party.
  • Lawyers who are handling transactions where insurance benefits are being transferred.

Presenter Bios:

Michael Childress
  • Of Counsel at Kabateck LLP.
  • Global practice focuses on insurance recovery and insurance bad faith.
  • Illinois Super Lawyers )2005 – 2020).
  • Leading Lawyer for Insurance Coverage Law – Leading Lawyers Network (2010 – 2018).
Stephanie Charlin
  • Associate at Kabateck LLP.
  • Practice focuses on insurance bad faith, class actions, personal injury, and business litigation.
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) Member.
  • Consumer Attorney Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) Member.

Click on the link below to register or RSVP. REGISTER NOW!

Taking Depositions and Using Them at Trial

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

6:00pm – 6:30pm: Refreshments, wine and networking.

6:30pm – 8:00pm: Seminar.

U.S. Bank Tower
Eighth Floor Conference Center
633 W. Fifth St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Free of Charge. Space is limited.

Reservations are REQUIRED.

Free parking vouchers provided for the U.S. Bank Tower, and for LA Central Public Library parking lot across the street at 524 South Flower Street Garage


Seminar topics will include TBD:
  • The present state of claims handling – claims laundering.
  • Insurer fraud and detecting it
  • Influencing reserve setting.
  • Disaster response and how to deal with it.
  • Strategies for dealing with the tactics depending on timing.
  • Opening your own fraud investigations – American Policyholder Association (APA).

The seminar will provide you with useful and worthwhile information, followed by a Q&A session. Takeaways include outline, PowerPoint slides and sample mediation briefs, motions, and other documents.

Who Should Attend TBD:
  • Lawyers who want to understand why their cases or claims are not moving.
  • Lawyers who represent anyone looking for reimbursement through insurance, whether 1st party or 3rd party.
  • Lawyers who are handling transactions where insurance benefits are being transferred.

Presenter Bios:

Serena Vartazarian
  • Associate at Kabateck LLP.
  • Practice focuses on catastrophic personal injury, medical malpractice, and products liability.
  • Consumer Attorney Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) Member; 2018 graduate of CAALA’s Plaintiff’s Trial Academy.
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) Member.
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ) Member.
  • Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charity Member.
TBD
  • Associate at Kabateck LLP.
  • Practice focuses on insurance bad faith, class actions, personal injury, and business litigation.
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) Member.
  • Consumer Attorney Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) Member.

Click on the link below to register or RSVP. REGISTER NOW!

Proven Track Record of Recovery for Victims

KBK is dedicated to maximizing recovery.  We have recovered over One Billion Dollars for injured and abused plaintiffs.  KBK has experience fighting for and obtaining justice for women and children who have suffered sexual abuse at the hands of perpetrators permitted to flourish while public institutions turned a blind eye to their suffering. Most recently, KBK obtained a $6.8 Million settlement from a K-8 school that turned a blind eye to the sexual abuse of several boys by their teacher.

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