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Accidents in Hotels

About Accidents in Hotels

Hotels are very useful places for us, whether we are travelling for leisure or work, they are a great way to improve our stay away from home. They are usually a big part of an enjoyable holiday, if you have visited a hotel and experienced trauma or injury, it can not only ruin your whole stay but also have an impact on your health. It is the hotels’ responsibility to ensure the safety and comfort of their visitors, because of the number of visitors that hotels encounter, it is important to carry out regular checks to ensure the safety of their visitors.

Most common accidents in hotels

There is a range of things that owners must do to ensure the safety of their visitors, if they fail to do so it can lead to accidents occurring in the hotel, the most common accidents in the hotel include:

  • Slips, trips and falls, caused by trip hazards in the hotel. It is the hotels’ responsibility to ensure the safety of their visitors by eliminating any trip hazards on the premises.
  • Substandard quality of the food causes food poisoning.
  • Understandably, hotel furniture goes through more wear and tear than usual, therefore it is important to carry out regular maintenance in the hotel and fix any issues that the visitor may be exposed to. Faulty furniture or apparatus can lead to severe accidents.
  • Hazards in the pool can pose a danger to anyone visiting the hotel. It is important that swimming pools especially are kept to a clean and safe standard, with lifeguards present when there is a risk of danger. Slip hazards can also be quite common around the pool, therefore it is important to enforce a range of procedures to ensure the safety of the visitors and warn them of any dangers.
  • Hotel restaurant accidents, which you can read more about in our “Accidents in the restaurant” section.
  • Hotel gym accidents, which you can read more about in our “Accidents in the gym” section.
  • Criminal injuries caused by thefts can occur if the hotel isn’t guarded properly, making the guests of the hotel an easy target to criminals.

We advise that these are just the most common examples of accidents in the hotel, if you have experienced any injury in the hotel, we recommend you contact one of our experienced solicitors now.

Duty of care to visitors

It is the owners or occupier’s responsibility to ensure the safety of their visitors. There is a range of things they can do to maintain the safety of their visitors, including:

  • Adhering to the health and safety guidelines to avoid accidents from occurring in the hotel.
  • Implementing machinery or equipment safety procedures to ensure the safety of the equipment and avoid accidents from occurring.
  • Training staff to a good standard to ensure the safety of the visitors.
  • Carrying out risk assessments in the hotel to detect any dangers and take care of them in a good time to the best possible standard.

What should I do if I’ve been hurt in a hotel?

If you have been injured or hurt in a hotel, we highly advise that you contact one of our experienced solicitors at Solicitors On Your Side now, so you can come out with the highest possible compensation for your case. We advise that all cases require an extent of evidence to help get higher compensation, and the more evidence you can provide the more likely you are to receive higher compensation. Evidence to include:

  • Pictures and videos
  • Access any CCTV footage if you can
  • Witness reports
  • Medical reports

How we can help

Our experienced solicitors in occupier’s liability will help you get the highest compensation for your case; we will help you gather any necessary evidence to help with your case. We will treat your case in the most possible manner, allowing you to feel comfortable sharing your story in the best possible way. If you have experienced an injury on public premises, we highly advise that you talk to one of our experienced solicitors, we will help you determine how much compensation you may get and how long the process will last.

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