Hospitality claims involving children differ from adult claims because generally the law does not expect children to comprehend the dangers they might face.
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) emphasizes using the structures, spaces, lighting and people around an area to prevent crime and to increase loss prevention.
Flood waters eventually recede; fires are extinguished; and earthquake-damaged buildings are shored. It is only then that the financial toll of a natural disaster can begin to be tallied.
This [paper] gives a brief overview of how to deal with premises security litigation when it arises on your premises.
As hotels and consumers look for a way to fight against these losses [from room-poaching], trademark infringement may be emerging as the most effective tool.
The shock of a lawsuit often catches businesses off guard, leaving them vulnerable to complications that could have been easily avoided.
These statistics are a grim reminder that employers need to be proactive about workplace violence issues.
Employers can mitigate losses by implementing measures that will help prevent the spread of the influenza virus within the workplace.
In the aftermath of disaster, insurance can be a vital lifeline—but it is one that has to be actively seized, and in some cases strenuously climbed.
Experience has shown there is little question that most loss producing events were preceded by warnings or near miss incidents.