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Can I Sue for Injuries at a Hotel?
When visiting Sacramento for work or pleasure, you may stay at a hotel in the downtown area. Hotels provide convenience and comfort as you discover everything Sacramento offers. Although hotels are usually safe, accidents can happen unexpectedly and leave you with injuries. If you’re injured at a hotel in Sacramento, you may not know how to move forward.
Depending on how your hotel injury occurred, it’s possible to take legal action. A Sacramento personal injury lawyer from Crowell Law Offices can assess the severity of your accident and use evidence from your case to determine liability.
Hotels’ Duties Under Premises Liability Law
It may be possible to sue the Sacramento hotel for your injuries under premises liability law. If your hotel injuries occurred because of a slip-and-fall accident or another accident caused by a lack of good property maintenance, then the property owner could be held accountable. Under premises liability law in California, property owners have a responsibility to maintain safety and reasonably protect guests from harm.
Hotel Liability for the Conduct of Employees
If a negligent or wanton hotel employee caused your hotel injury in Sacramento, then it’s also possible to sue the hotel. Depending on if the employee’s actions were within the scope of employment, the hotel may be liable for the conduct of their employees when the conduct injures a guest. For example, if an employee accidentally cuts a guest with a knife while serving a meal, then the hotel may be liable.
Contact a Sacramento Personal Injury Attorney
Because hotel injuries are unique, each injury must be evaluated on a case-by-case basis and assessed in relation to the law. You’ll likely need the support of a Sacramento personal injury lawyer from Crowell Law Offices if you hope to prove negligence in your case and win a settlement. To schedule a free consultation with a member of our team, fill out the contact form below or call 916-303-2800.