By Brian S. Kabateck Elder abuse is a rising national crisis, often cited as a “hidden epidemic,” and is defined as the intentional act or failure to act that causes or creates a risk of harm to an older adult aged 60 or older. According to the National Institute on
Why SCOTUS’ refusal to review challenges to controversial labor legislation is a victory for workers By Brian Kabateck This summer, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear two separate challenges to California’s controversial state statute, Assembly Bill 5 (AB5). On June 30, 2020, SCOTUS rejected a challenge brought by the
By Brian Kabateck For years, employers in California have complained about the number of lawsuits brought to them under California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA). But a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling about a state labor law is being hailed as a victory for companies regarding potential legal action, but
KBK’s Trial team which included partner Shant Karnikian and attorney Barret Alexander recently secured a $350,000 Settlement of an insurance claim for vandalism to a vacant building, after the insurance company completely denied the claim, paid nothing, and forced their insured to sue.
Two Ohio men recently filed a lawsuit against a local minister who they claim sexually abused them for years while the church did nothing to stop the abuse. KBK’s Brian Kabateck, who is representing the plaintiffs, told the Sandusky Register that some of the abuse happened on trips the minister
Congratulations to our very own Brian Kabateck for being honored as one of 2022’s Top Plaintiff Lawyers in California by the Los Angeles Daily Journal. The publications recognized Brian for leading the efforts to modernize and make the civil justice system more efficient in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Press Enterprise | Sexual assault on Moreno Valley school bus focus of lawsuit heading toward trial
KBK prepares for trial against Moreno Valley Unified School District for failing to protect disabled student from sexual assault on its school bus. The Press-Enterprise profiles our case that raises awareness about student safety in Riverside County public schools. Read more below.
Boeing accepted responsibility for 737 MAX crashes and reached an agreement that avoids punitive damages. “The most import thing for Boeing is to put this as far behind them as they possibly can,” said KBK’s Brian Kabateck in an interview with Newsy on the announcement that Boeing admitted it
Should Nonlawyers be allowed to represent clients in legal proceedings? By Brian S. Kabateck The legal community is embroiled in a debate over a proposal to allow nonlawyers to practice law and own law firms. Recently the State Bar of California’s Board of Trustees gave a preliminary go-ahead to a
FOX 11 Los Angeles | Could Alec Baldwin face charges in fatal movie set shooting? Legal experts weigh in
Could Alec Baldwin face charges in fatal movie set shooting? Legal experts weigh in By Alexi Chidbachian SANTA FE, N.M. – The investigation continues into the fatal shooting of a cinematographer on set of Alec Baldwin’s new movie. Baldwin was filming a scene for the film “Rust” on a movie set south of Santa Fe,