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