February 22, 2017 | EVENT| 2017 CLM NATIONAL RETAIL, RESTAURANT & HOSPITALITY CONFERENCE - Hotel, Restaurant Nightclub Fires: Strategic Practical Liability Insights From Historic Catastrophes!
Dean S. Rauchwerger led a panel program on, “Hotel, Restaurant Nightclub Fires: Strategic Practical Liability Insights From Historic Catastrophes!” The presentation discussed major, historic fires to highlight recurring causes and how failures of fire suppression and safety systems exacerbate damages. The panel program emphasized the liability proof, defenses, forensic methodologies and practical strategies and addressed liability issues and for developing subrogation recoveries for insured and self-insured losses. The case studies focused on the fire cause and fire protection system failures due to, inter alia, inadequate maintenance, construction defects, improper modifications and impairments. This interactive presentation discussed effective forensic investigation methods and legal strategies for litigating, with special emphasis on developing hotel, restaurant and nightclub fire subrogation recoveries.