Tharpe & Howell, LLP, is proud to announce that Senior Associate Winston Keh has been appointed to the San Bernardino County Superior Court as a Court Commissioner. In a written statement, Mr. Keh said “It is a high honor to be appointed to the bench. I have worked very hard to reach this level of accomplishment in my legal career. With the utmost humility, I look forward to serving the community with distinction and honor.” Though Tharpe & Howell is saddened by the departure of such an accomplished litigator, we enthusiastically support and honor his appointment and wish him continued More
Tharpe & Howell, LLP is proud to announce the release of its redesigned website located on the web at www.tharpe-howell.com. Because our website has been formatted to work on various platforms such as your tablet, desktop, laptop, and smartphone, connecting with us is now easier than ever before! Please take a moment to visit our site and get acquainted with the new design. You will notice a fresh new look with streamlined menus and navigation tools to help you quickly access important information about our Firm. And we have also extended our features to include a new Blog, Firm News, More
Firm Partner Tim Lake and Senior Associate William Brenner recently prevailed on a motion for summary judgment in a bad faith case where the insurance company was accused of wrongly denying coverage on a damaged gas tank. The plaintiff, a Riverside County gas station, made a claim related to a pinhole leak in one of its two 15,000 gallon gas tanks. The tank developed a pinhole leak as a result of settling onto a sharp rock which had been left in the pit area when the tank was installed. The plaintiff claimed the damage was a covered loss under the More
Welcome to Tharpe & Howell, LLP’s updated website! While continuing to provide quality legal services to clients throughout California, we also wanted to give our website the same level of professional care. So over the past few months, we have been working on creating a new website design and are extremely excited to now see it go live. As you navigate through our site, I’m sure you will notice that things don’t look like they used to. Of course, our attorney bios, practice areas, office locations and contact information are all still there – together with some new features like this More
Firm Partner Timothy Lake was recently appointed by the California State Bar to serve as a member of its Insurance Law Committee. Mr. Lake is Chair of the Firm’s Insurance Bad Faith and Coverage Practice Group and represents various insurance carriers on a broad range of issues involving coverage and related matters. Mr. Lake is also a member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance’s Coverage Litigation Committee, and publishes and speaks frequently on insurance coverage issues. If you would like to speak with Mr. Lake about his legal practice, please call him direct at (818) 205-9955.