CLE Home Study credit available until 12/7/2023

Investigating Premises Liability Claims by Peter A. Townsend, P.E.

75 minute


Rimkus invites you to join by Peter A. Townsend, P.E., Senior Vice President, Technical Services, for a free, one-hour, continuing education webinar, “Investigating Premises Liability Claims,” on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, at 11:00 am ET/8:00 am PT. Please join us after the presentation concludes for a live Q&A session!

Course DescriptionInvestigating Premises Liability Claims is a one-hour course designed to aid participants in understanding premises liability claims, how they are investigated by experts, and how to choose an appropriate expert based on the type of incident. The course begins with a background discussion of the legal basis for premises liability claims and how that basis pertains to the proper investigation of these claims. Following the background discussion, relevant building codes and safety standards are discussed. Various types of liability claims are then reviewed along with an in-depth look into the causes of these types of accidents. The presentation ends with a discussion regarding working with expert consultants.

United States-based participants have the opportunity to earn CE/CLE credit in the following states:

CE Course Numbers:

AL (
pending approval), CA (pending approval), DE (6000135393), FL (107860), GA (pending approval), IN (pending approval), LA (pending approval), MS (24208), NC (215082), NH (pending approval), OK (pending approval), TX (130095), UT (42569), WY (pending approval)

CLE Course Numbers:

CO (pending approval)
FL (2210128N), GA (pending approval), OR (95014)

*This course has been approved by the Florida Department of Financial Services for insurance continuing education credit. By registering for this webinar, you are confirming the information you provided is legitimate, and understand that a violation may result in an administrative sanction based on paragraph 626.611(1)(g), F.S. resulting in the loss of course credit.

For CE/CLE credit, you must log in individually, respond to random poll questions during the webinar, and provide your license/NPN number(s) while registering to ensure proof of participation. Participant’s log in/out time is automatically recorded by ON24; participation for a minimum of 50 minutes is required to be eligible for credit.

*This webinar is copyrighted by Rimkus for the private and confidential use of its employees and clients only. Any other use of this webinar, materials or any pictures, descriptions, or accounts of it without Rimkus’ expressed permission is prohibited.

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Peter A. Townsend

Senior Vice President, Technical Services


Peter Townsend, Director, Rimkus Premises Liability and Security Practice, is a registered professional engineer and Certified English XL Tribometrist. In addition to leadership responsibilities, he provides safety consulting and code compliance services to help clients determine the primary causes of injury resulting from interaction with the built environment. He has experience in the design of floors, elevated walkways, sidewalks, stairs, and industrial walkways. Mr. Townsend has conducted numerous investigations of walkway accidents occurring at public and private venues and is well-versed in current walkway safety standards, protocols, building codes, and Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) design guidelines. His background includes the design of large building projects including multi-story hotels, industrial warehouses, shipping facilities, and commercial, residential, and retail buildings. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society of Safety Professionals, and multiple ASTM international committees for walkway and consumer product safety.

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