Civil Action Podcast

19. Armenian Genocide Insurance Litigation: Bad Faith Lawsuits Brought in the Wake of the First Genocide of the 20th Century

16. Notice Prejudice Case; Removal Case; Privacy Rights; Driver Privacy Protection Act; Arbitration of UCL Claim; Trail Immunity
  • Brian and Shant take an in depth look at the history, successes, and challenges faced in litigating insurance bad faith cases brought on behalf of descendants of victims of the Armenian Genocide. Brian shares his experiences handling these cases and talks about the political ripple effects which reached the highest levels of public office. As Armenian-Americans, Brian and Shant discuss the significance of these cases and the legislative and judicial landscape surrounding genocide recognition efforts.  This episode was recorded just days before the United State House of Representatives passed House Resolution 296 on October 29, 2019. The long-delayed resolution recognizes the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians at the hands of Ottoman Turkey as an act of genocide, and condemns Turkey’s efforts to deny recognition of the Genocide.


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