Case Summaries

Hon. Howard L. Halm


Judge, Los Angeles County Superior Court (Ret.)


Mediator  •  Arbitrator  •  Referee

Governmental Entities

  • Applicability of design immunity to intersection with limited sight distances causing catastrophic injuries to 10 year old girl.

  • Sand on beach pathway creating dangerous condition of public property and broken leg.

  • Decorative glass panel on public sidewalk as dangerous condition of public property as distraction to pedestrian.

  • Applicability of recreational trail defense to dangerous condition of public property claim resulting in golf ball causing brain damage to infant.

  • Applicability of recreational trail defense to dangerous condition of public property resulting in fall and quadriplegia from cliff at end of trail.

  • Playground equipment as dangerous condition of public property.