The fast-paced hotel industry is competitive and employs a diverse range of people working in roles ranging from kitchen assistant and housekeepers to receptionists and hotel porters. That means that there is the potential for a wide range of hotel industry injuries to occur.
Perhaps you’re a hotel porter who has suffered back injuries after lifting heavy luggage, or a kitchen assistant who has been burned by hot oil whilst working in the hotel kitchens.
Whatever your circumstances, we can help you claim personal injury compensation for hotel industry injuries. Accident Advice Helpline has been helping people since 2000 and we have a great track record of success, receiving an endorsement from our patron, TV personality Dame Esther Rantzen.
Unable to work
If you’re unable to work after suffering hotel industry injuries, the impact on your life can be immense. You might find you’re unable to provide for your family or pay your rent or mortgage. Is somebody else to blame for your accident? Here are a few examples of accidents where somebody else could be at fault:
- Slip or trip – for example on a wet floor with no warning signs
- Manual handling accidents – such as lifting a heavy suitcase when the lift is broken or lifting heavy or awkward objects in the kitchen
- Spilling hot oil, food or liquids – for example when somebody else spills them on you in the kitchen or whilst serving food
- Electrocuted by faulty kitchen or cleaning equipment
- Back injury after prolonged standing or repetitive tasks such as mopping floors – where you have not been given an adequate break
If your employer is at fault, you could report your accident to the Health and Safety Executive – they may carry out an investigation. We’ve helped hundreds of hotel industry employees claim compensation after being injured due to somebody else’s negligence, and our personal injury lawyers work on a 100% no win, no fee basis, so there are no legal fees to worry about upfront.
Is claiming the right decision?
Only you can decide whether you would like to go ahead and make a claim for personal injury compensation, and our advisors offer confidential advice – there’s no obligation to proceed with a claim. But if you have been injured and somebody else is to blame, you’re entitled to compensation for your injuries, so we believe you should seriously consider whether this is the right next step for you to take.
Get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline by calling 0800 689 0500 – it’s free to call – and we’ll help you get the compensation you deserve, however you have been injured.
Date Published: August 9, 2015
Author: Rob Steen