Hon. Howard L. Halm

Judge, Los Angeles County Superior Court (Ret.)

Mediator  •  Arbitrator  •  Referee

  • Insurance broker liability matter involving a claimed failure to obtain a pollution policy that would have covered loss.  Mediator’s proposal sent.

  • Failure to pay pre-tender attorney fees and post-tender reasonable attorney fees involving general liability policy.

  • Breach of manuscript builder’s risk policy and sue and labor clause.

  • Breach of tenant personal property policy.

  • Breach of mobile homeowners’ policy.

  • Breach of construction policy involving commercial building.

  • Numerous first party property damage involving fire policies.

  • Coverage under professional liability policy, applicability of funds and fiduciary exclusions.

  • Coverage under excess policy involving underlying property policy, duty to defend neighborhood dispute action.

Case Summaries

Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith