What If I’m Seriously Injured in a Hotel?

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It’s never fun suffering an injury due to someone else’s negligence, but being seriously injured in a hotel can seem like cruel and unusual punishment. Whether your injury interrupts your long-awaited vacation, interferes with a business trip, or keeps you from attending a friend’s wedding, you probably have to deal with financial complications in addition to physical and emotional trauma. You may have to be hospitalized in an unfamiliar city or state or be forced to endure the discomfort of travel while in pain. Of course, you need medical attention, but you also need first-rate legal counsel.

A personal injury attorney experienced with premises liability will be invaluable in helping you to receive the compensation you deserve. In and around Los Angeles and Sacramento, there is no more highly skilled or compassionate team than Compass Law Group. We have outstanding credentials and are rated highly by our peers as well as clients. Once you contact us for a free consultation, you will take over all insurance and legal matters, leaving you free to concentrate on recovering from your ordeal.

Common Types of Hotel Injuries  

Hotel brochures invariably show lush gardens, decorative lobbies, and well-reviewed restaurants, not to mention luxurious rooms and suites, bars and pools, hot tubs and a wide range of exercise equipment. Nonetheless, more hotels than you might expect are lax when it comes to providing safety for their guests. Due to inadequate hotel policies and procedures and/or negligent employees, accidents may be waiting to happen in: 

  • Swimming pools
  • Restaurants and snack bars
  • Hot tubs with defective temperature controls
  • Gyms with equipment that is not routinely inspected, cleaned or repaired 
  • Elevators and escalators with defects
  • Hallways or pathways lacking adequate lighting/security
  • Onsite parking lots or roadways that are poorly maintained or valets who are careless
  • Lobbies with highly polished floors or unmarked repair zones
  • Bathrooms that routinely accumulate water, making floors dangerously slippery

If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a hotel accident, whether you are a native Californian exploring your home state or a visitor from elsewhere, connecting with a hotel accident lawyer who is fully familiar with our state laws will offer you the guidance you need. We will never charge you any attorneys’ fees until you collect damages.

Damage From Being Seriously Injured in a Hotel Can Have Severe, or Even Deadly, Consequences

You should be aware that hotel owners have a legal obligation to maintain their property in a reasonably safe condition by inspecting it regularly and thoroughly, repairing it as needed, and warning hotel guests of any temporarily hazardous condition. Even so, one out of 1,000 hotel guests annually suffers a serious injury such as a:

How a Talented Hotel Injury Attorney Can Help You Collect Damages

Serious injuries of any kind are disorienting and you are probably unable to think as clearly as usual during your own recovery or if you have experienced the tragic loss of a loved one. This is only one of the reasons you need a personal injury attorney at your side. We will take any measures required by your particular situation — e.g. investigating the accident site, examining police reports and medical data, interviewing witnesses, checking hotel inspection records — in order to help you obtain the compensation you’re entitled to for:

  • Medical and rehabilitation costs
  • Lost income and/or earning capacity
  • Property damage or loss
  • Pain and suffering
  • Permanent disability
  • Loss of enjoyment of life

If Your Hotel Visit Was a Nightmare, We’ll Help You Wake Up to a Brighter Future

If there has been a wrongful death, we will fight hard and long for you to receive compensation for final medical costs, funeral costs, and loss of financial and emotional support. Contact us today!


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