Resorts, Hotels and motels are required to maintain and secure premises on their property. Hotels operators will be held responsible if an injury results from the failure to maintain the premises in a properly safe condition. Accident in hotels can take place in hotel rooms, elevators, common areas, swimming pools, health clubs and gyms, hotel restaurants, elevators and stairways.
If you have been injured in a hotel accident contact our premises liability attorneys today. We are here to help.
There are many different injuries which can take place in a hotel room some of the leading injuries in hotel rooms and hotel public areas are as follows
Common causes of Slip and Fall Accidents in Hotel’s Resorts and Motels
Slippery Surfaces: Most commonly this type of injury results as a product of a property owner’s failure to clean an existing spill on the floor, but often results from a freshly cleaned floor that is too slippery to walk on.
Failure to Fix: Often time, property owners are liable when they fail to fix a dangerous condition such as a protruding rod from the floor, holes in the parking lot, or a raised or hollow floor.
Stairs: Property owners may be liable where they fail to maintain a safe stairway. Often, this dangerous condition results from worn down stairs, or where stairs are improperly marked or highlighted.
Building Code Violations: Property owners are liable for slip and fall injuries resulting from their failure to adhere to all building codes. Examples include unacceptable handrails, violations of stair height and depth, or improper building maintenance.
Ice or snow: Most insurance adjusters will try to claim that an injury resulting from snow or ice is a result of the carelessness of the victim, but our slip and fall attorneys know that this is not always the case. Outside areas must be preserved so that there is no
Swimming pools accidents in hotels are a leading cause of serious injuries below are Common causes of swimming pool drowning and poolside accidents in hotel rooms.
Liability for injuries is bases on the Status of the Victim
Land owner or possessors liability varies greatly depending upon the classification of the victim.
Invitee: An invitee is owed the highest duty of care. They are any individual who is either expressly or impliedly invited to another person’s premises for their mutual benefit.
Licensee: Any individual who enters the premises at the owner or possessors consent for a non business or commercial purpose. The most common example is a social guest. In order to recover as a licensee, a victim must establish (all three):
Contact the Downtown LA Law firm if you have suffered an injury in a hotel room, resort swimming pool, parking lot, health club, elevators, or any other common areas. We will provide you with a detailed evaluation of your claim completely free of charge.
Remember that it is crucial to act quickly after you’ve been injured to report any accident-injury claim before any limitations can lower or extinguish your rightful claim. Call us for a free consultation with one of our personal injury lawyers regarding your accident: