Not all hotels have their own restaurant but those that do offer a convenient dining experience on-site. This means you don’t have to worry about going out to find somewhere to eat, because you can eat right there in the hotel itself. It is certainly convenient and for the most part it is a completely safe and high-quality restaurant experience too.
Of course there may be cases where things can potentially go wrong. Perhaps you will trip over a loose carpet as you enter the restaurant. You might be directed to sit in a chair that is old and poorly put together and falls apart, sending you tumbling to the floor as a result. You may be seated next to the grill that spits hot fat over your skin as you walk past it. While such incidents are rare they are good examples of how hotel restaurant injuries might occur.
How serious can injuries like these be?
Most of the time the injuries that do happen are very minor in nature. They may lead the injured person to suffer some minor pain but it probably won’t ruin their holiday or trip. However, imagine you were seated in a chair that was not fit for purpose. In this case you might end up with worse injuries such as a broken bone or a wrist sprain that could affect the quality of your stay.
As you can imagine, trying to work out whether the hotel was at fault for causing the injuries can sometimes be difficult. It is most important to get professional legal advice if you have suffered injuries of this kind. It may make all the difference between whether or not you end up making a claim.
Recovering from injuries caused in this way
The recovery process will obviously depend on how severe your injuries are and what happened to cause them. In some cases hospital treatment will be required. This can be upsetting and worrying, especially if the accident happened in a hotel in another country. It is rare but some people have had a ruined holiday because of an accident that caused hotel restaurant injuries.
Don’t worry though – Accident Advice Helpline is always here to provide the advice you need. Get your no-obligation advice from our team now on 0800 689 0500. It could be the best phone call you make to us.
Date Published: July 27, 2015
Author: Rob Steen