Civil Action Podcast

Join us as hosts Brian Kabateck and Shant Karnikian analyze legal issues and developments in California law affecting plaintiff lawyers and their practices.


Kabateck LLP presents Civil Action with California trial lawyers Brian and Shant. The show presents a summary of recent appellate decisions affecting all area of plaintiff-side civil litigation, from personal injury to employment, from landmark cases to changes in procedure. This weekly series keeps you informed on a variety of hot legal topics from throughout the state. This is Civil Action.


57. Insurance Cases Part 2

Brian and Shant discuss Insurance Cases the Duties of the Insureds, the Genuine Dispute Doctrine, Forum Selection Clause in an Insurance Contract, and Vertical versus

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54. Attorney Fees Cases

Brian and Shant discuss Attorney Fees in Lemon Law Litigation; a Civil Rights Matter; an Elder Abuse Case; and in Class Actions. Mikhaeilpoor v BMW

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53. Arbitration Cases

Brian and Shant discuss Unconscionability of Arbitration Agreements; the Inability to Arbitrate PAGA Claims; and Reviewing Arbitration Awards—Vacatur of Award Dougherty v. Roseville Heritage (5th DCA)

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49. Insurance Cases

Walker v Life Insurance Co. of the Southwest (USDC Central) A UCL Violation—pre-application illustrations in a life insurance policy. Textron, Inc. v. Travelers Casualty and

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