Can I Sue for an Injury at a Hotel?
When you’re enjoying your family vacation, the last thing you expect to experience is an injury at your hotel. If your injury was the result of the hotel’s negligence, you might feel betrayed by the hotel’s irresponsibility. After suffering an injury caused by the hotel, you may want compensation for your damages. Because hotels must maintain safe environments for their guests, you may have grounds for an injury claim against a hotel that failed to meet safety regulations. However, before you can file a claim against a hotel that may have caused your damages, you should understand how the hotel may be responsible for your damages.
Hotels have certain guidelines they must maintain to remain open for business. For instance, hotels have to ensure that they inform all guests about any potential safety hazards and risks. Hotels should also protect the privacy of all guests, have security measures, and much more to live up to modern safety standards.
When a hotel fails to live up to safety standards, this is known as a breach of duty. Once a breach occurs, you will have to link the damages you experienced to the hotel’s breach of duty. You will need solid evidence to back up your claims when you file an injury claim against the hotel responsible for your damages.
Receiving Compensation for Your Damages
If you’ve experienced a severe injury like a fall or a head injury and you’re able to link the incompetence of the hotel to your damages, you could receive compensation for a various amount of damages. You’re able to seek compensation for things such as medical bills, lost wages, emotional distress, and more.
However, you can only pursue an injury claim against a hotel if you’ve experienced physical, emotional, or financial damages as a result of their actions or negligence. Without suffering from any damages, you’re unable to file an injury claim against a hotel.
Reach Out to a Premises Liability Lawyer
Do not allow a hotel to get away with hurting you. If you suspect your injury and damages were the result of a hotel’s negligence, contact a premises liability attorney from Joel H. Schwartz, PC. Our attorneys can help you seek compensation for damages you may have experienced.
Reach out to one of our premises liability lawyers at 617-742-1170. You can also fill out the online contact form at the bottom of this page.