Brian Kabateck recently spoke with the Daily Journal about AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, the U.S. Supreme Court set forth guidelines supporting the enforcement of arbitration provisions under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA). These cases present a hurdle for consumers and employees who are trying to vindicate their rights in court
By Juliette Fairley | Jan 4, 2021 An appellate panel has turned the tables on a state judge who sided with restaurant owners when they asked for a stay on a COVID-19 order issued by the Los Angeles County health officials, which banned outdoor dining. The Second District Court of
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xk20GfYz6js By Jean Elle On the brink of closure, some restaurant owners are demanding money back from government agencies. Under California’s new stay-at-home order, The Blue Light is back to take-out only and bare-bones staffing, but the bills for state and local licenses keep mounting. The restaurant owner says as long
Bad faith and BI claims: The view from the plaintiff’s side By Patricia L. Harman As the number of coronavirus cases continues to surge across the country, insurers are already seeing numerous lawsuits for bad faith and business interruption claims related to the virus. The issue of bad faith looms for
Woolsey Fire Victims Face Deadline for Filing Personal Injury Claims By Tara Lynn Wagner MALIBU, Calif. — It’s been two years since the Woolsey Fire tore through Malibu, including the remote area where artist Lita Albuquerque had lived for nearly 30 years. She can recount, with great detail, the moment
Local Restaurant Joins Legal Claim for Fee Refunds Over COVID Closures By Jim Jakobs California restaurants have unified to file a claim seeking a refund for state and local fees, including for liquor licenses, health permits, and state tourism assessments. One of those involved is Vino Grille & Spirits in northeast Fresno.
If Prop 22 fails, ‘it’s game over’ for Uber and Lyft, observer says
Fed up: California restaurants seek booze, health fee refund By MICHAEL R. BLOOD LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s financially battered restaurants filed government claims Monday to recover more than $100 million in fees for liquor and health permits and tourism charges that they say were assessed even though their businesses
SoCal Record | Prop 22 is expected to decide AB 5 and fate of Uber and Lyft drivers
KBK’s Brian Kabateck and Marina Pacheco co-wrote an article for Advocate Magazine discussing the impactful use of trial and pre-trial technology, especially during the COVID-19 global pandemic.