For hotels, restaurants, bars, retailers, and others in the hospitality industry, the complexities of serving the public while striving for profitability and growth can prove daunting. The multitude of challenges faced by mom-and-pop shops and global chains alike include the risks inherent in in a business that interacts with countless guests, customers, employees, and vendors every single day. An unexpected incident that happens in an instant can lead to years of costly disruptions and expenses, threaten a company’s continued viability, and expose insurers to significant losses. It is crucial that those in the hospitality industry have counsel who appreciate these risks and know how to address them with efficiency and dexterity.
Traub Lieberman’s Retail, Restaurant, and Hospitality practice group has the experience and capabilities needed to protect industry players and their insurers against claims that arise from any aspect of their operations, including those involving:
- Premises liability
- Products liability
- Employment and labor issues
- Construction litigation
- Discrimination claims
- ADA compliance
- Real estate, leasing, and land use issues
- Vendor disputes
- Cyberattacks and data breaches
- Dram shop claims
- General negligence
We pride ourselves not only on the formidable advocacy skills we bring to bear for our hospitality industry clients, but also on our understanding of their unique needs and concerns and the paramount importance of handling matters efficiently and conclusively. Working closely with each client and their insurer, we develop and implement strategies designed to minimize the frequency and severity of litigation.
When claims do arise, we stand ready to act quickly and decisively; providing early and thorough claim evaluation while exploring all opportunities for a swift and favorable resolution. When litigation is advisable or inevitable, our seasoned trial lawyers use their talents and commitment to vigilantly defend our clients’ interests.
Traub Lieberman’s reputation for providing insurers with sophisticated representation and responsiveness is well-earned. Throughout a claim’s lifecycle, insurers, agents, brokers, claim managers, and third-party administrators receive regular and clear communication that allows them to make well-informed and thoughtful decisions when their hospitality industry insureds face threats to their reputations and their livelihoods.