DRI: Fire Science and Litigation 2014

November 6, 2014
Scottsdale, Arizona

Hawkins Parnell & Young is a sponsor of DRI's Fire Science and Litigation 2014 seminar on November 6-7, 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona. This seminar will offer an in-depth analysis of issues on the cutting-edge of fire investigation and litigation.

What you will learn:

  • Insight from leading experts on the significance of beading on post-fire conductors
  • Highlights of changes to NFPA 921 and 1033 and their application to the management of complex fire scenes, investigations, and Daubert challenges
  • How leading attorneys, metallurgists, fire investigators, and electrical engineers use state-of-the art tools and technologies in site documentation and artifact inspections
  • The latest developments affecting personal jurisdiction, foreign manufacturers, and key insurance and indemnity issues that can arise
  • Methods of determining whether a decedent’s death was caused by a crash or by the post-collision fire when evaluating claims for conscious pain and suffering
  • Practical tips on extinguishing the indeterminate cause, malfunction, and res ipsa defect claims