Brian A. Homza - Cook, Yancey, King & Galloway, A Professional Law Corporation

Brian A. Homza

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2011

Mr. Homza's practice principally involves insurance coverage, including First Party coverage issues, insurance fraud, arson, fraudulent claims, and the defense of extra contractual claims.  Mr. Homza's practice also includes professional errors & omissions claims, defending insurance agents and brokers.  He is also engaged in the defense of commercial motor carriers.   He was named The Best Lawyers in America® from 2011-2012 for Insurance Law. He is listed by SuperLawyers as having attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in the area of Insurance Coverage. He is currently on the Board of the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel.  He is a member of the Defense Research Institute and since 2001 has served on the subcommittee on Fire & Casualty Claims.  He is a member of the International Association of Arson Investigators, the Property Loss Research Bureau, the Certified Insurance Fraud Examiners, and the Harry V. Booth and Judge Henry A. Politz American Inn of Court.  Mr. Homza is also engaged in the practice of mediations and performs mediation services as a member of Perry, Dampf, and Associates, A Professional Mediation and Arbitration Company.  Mr. Homza is a member of the Shreveport Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the North Louisiana Federal Bar Association.  He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, for whom he has been a lecturer on First Party Arson Defense Claims.  He is a two time instructor for the Louisiana Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms Chapter on investigation of fire & explosions.  His practice is primarily concentrated in the trial of complex First Party coverage claims and property losses involving fire science & technology including large property subrogation claims.  Mr. Homza also represents several insurance S.I.Us and has tried numerous arson misrepresentation and fraud cases involving the interpretation of policy forms and business interruption coverages, including broker/agent liability cases. 

Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical CollegeBA 1976LSU Law SchoolJ.D. 1979
Louisiana Association of Defense CounselProperty Loss Research BureauPerry, Dampf, and Associates, A Professional Mediation and Arbitration CompanyInternational Association of Arson InvestigatorsCertified Insurance Fraud ExaminersNational Association of Fire Investigators(NAFI)

Case History

Mamco Co. Inc. vs. American Employers — 736 F. 2nd 187
Valentine vs. Bonneville Ins. Co. — 691 So. 2d 665
Devin Enterprises Inc. vs. American Central Ins. and Mid-South Ins.d/b/a/ Sulpher Ins. — CA No. 99-2114
Bessie Mae Vital vs. Employers Mutual Casulaty Ins. — No. 98-CV-1558 ( USDC, WD La., Lake Charles 2000)
Stretch Your Dollar Inc, vs. Scottsdale Ins. Co. — CA No. 99-CV-1411S ( USDC, WD La. Shreveport division 1999)

Office Location

333 Texas Street, Suite 1700
P.O. Box 22260
Shreveport, LA 71120-2260
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Product Liability Litigation - Defendants of the Shreveport Metro Area
Brian A. Homza has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

Insurance Law (Catastrophic Damages, Defense, First Party Insurance Litigation, Insurance Coverage)
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants