Today more than ever, hotel operators are facing challenging obstacles from many aspects of their operations. Every day, the operation, hotels are exposed to a multitude of potential liabilities and legal risks. Due to the unique and ever-changing landscape in which they operate, hotel owners and operators need attorneys who understand their legal challenges as well as their business objectives. The multi-state and multi-discipline hotel liability practice at Chartwell Law has experienced attorneys who defend and counsel hotels and their related businesses in various matters ranging from resolving business disputes, handling workplace and employee issues, and defending general liability and workers’ compensation claims.
In the lodging business sector, our clients range from some of the most well-known hotel brands to small independent bed and breakfasts. Our client roster includes large international hotel chains, luxury hotels, budget hotels and motels, apartment hotels and extended stay accommodations, resort hotels, campgrounds, and independent bed and breakfasts. We also represent management groups, hotel restaurants and bars, franchisees, food and beverage suppliers, and maintenance-related service providers.
The attorneys in Chartwell Law’s hotel liability practice represent hotel-related clients in an array of legal issues involving liability, commercial litigation, business counseling and transactions, employment law and labor relations issues, real estate, and compliance needs.
Chartwell Law provides a wide range of business-related legal services, including commercial and complex civil litigation in state and federal courts. Commercial litigation covers any legal issue that may face your business, including contract disputes, business torts, creditor and collections matters, construction disputes, and many more.
We represent hotels in their expansion and renovation of their facilities as well as in the development of new properties. In these cases, our attorneys handle claims arising out of property damage, contract disputes, building code violations, structural issues, component failure events, water intrusion, mold, defective drywall, sinkholes, personal injury, and wrongful death. Our team’s unique experience with multi-party, complex construction cases enhances our attorneys’ focused analysis and litigation of significant coverage questions for insurers.
Employment Law and Labor Relations
In the ever-changing world of employment and labor law, one thing that remains a constant is the need for employers to have a trouble-free workplace. Chartwell Law has a team of attorneys dedicated to the practice of employment law and labor relations who provide counseling and representation in all areas that impact an organization’s work environment.
Since our founding, Chartwell Law general liability defense attorneys have been advising and representing clients against claims resulting from premises negligence, property damage, personal injury, accidents, negligence, toxic torts, and bad faith.
The workers’ compensation team of attorneys at Chartwell Law is comprised of highly experienced workers’ compensation practitioners. We are proud that our Workers’ Compensation Department includes some of the industry’s most prominent authorities in workers’ compensation law. Our workers’ compensation attorneys provide clients with zealous, creative and innovative representation and have saved many clients many millions of dollars over the years.