Special Insurance Counsel – “Place to Worship Initiative” and Suits Against Municipalities on the Rise

There has been a significant increase in suits against Township Committees and Planning and Zoning Boards of Municipalities alleging their actions violate civil rights.  As recently as June, 2018, the Attorney General of the United States, Jeff Sessions, approved a “Place to Worship Initiative” on protecting the ability of houses of worship and other religious […]

Homeowners Policies May Insure for Condo Assessments

Hurricane Irma hit the South Coast of Florida in 2017. Condominium Associations assessed unit owners to cover damages not covered by the Condominium’s insurance. Many condo owners didn’t know that their liability policies covered for Loss Assessments.  Beware of insurers taking off-sets they’re not entitled to. Seek policyholder counsel if a dispute arises. – Michael […]

Insurance Coverage Victory for Municipality Represented by Michael J. Faul, Jr., Esq

Insurance Coverage Victory for Municipality Represented by Herold Law, P.A. In a 2-1 decision, two former New Jersey jurists sitting on the Panel of Arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association, ruled that the insurance company was obligated to tender a defense to the municipality for an investigation by the Department of Justice and U.S. Attorneys […]

Representation of Public Entities Insurance Disputes

Michael has also been retained as special counsel representing public entities in insurance matters involving public officials and employment liability policies, commercial general liability and environmental coverage policies. Michael has extensive knowledge of the insurance programs offered by New Jersey’s Municipal Excess Liability Joint Insurance Fund (“MEL”) and the Plan of Risk Management of the […]