People stay in hotels for a variety of different reasons. Perhaps they are visiting relatives nearby and don’t want to impose. Maybe they are on their way on a long journey and need to break it up and rest for a night. Perhaps the hotel is a five-star one and they are merely treating themselves to the true five-star experience.
There may be all kinds of reasons why people could stay in hotels. However it would be reasonable enough to say that no one would expect their stay to end with them considering claiming hotel accident compensation.
How often does this happen?
Not very often at all. The majority of hotels, regardless of their quality or star rating, offer the very best and safest venue for people to stay at. Their reputation depends on it of course, which means it is important to ensure the hotel is in good condition and poses no potential danger at any time. The staff should also be trained in doing their jobs well and safely, to ensure the odds of anything going wrong are minimised as much as possible.
However accidents can still potentially occur from time to time. Some of them are just that – accidents and no more. If there is evidence that negligence may have led to the incident taking place however, there is a chance someone could end up claiming hotel accident compensation. Knowing the difference is very important.
Making sure you take the right steps
If you have suffered an injury of any kind while staying in a hotel and you believe negligence was behind it, you should get expert legal advice as soon as you can. With that said, you do have three years in which to do so. This means you could make a potential claim today for something that happened some time ago.
Whatever your injury may have been and however you came to suffer it, do get in touch with the experts at Accident Advice Helpline today. Our number is always free to call on 0800 689 0500.
Once you speak with our team you will find out whether you do actually have strong evidence to support a compensation claim. Our lawyers are well-positioned and highly-experienced as well. The sooner you call the sooner you will start getting the answers to the questions you no doubt have at this point.
Date Published: September 12, 2015
Author: Allison Whitehead