Slip and Fall at Holiday Inn? Our Lawyers Can Help
Holiday Inn is an American brand of hotels that has developed into one of the world’s largest hotel chains. As of September 30, 2016, there were 1,145 active Holiday Inn hotels. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the hotel has locations throughout the world, including North and South America, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. Given its large number of guests, it is likely that the hotel’s employees often overlook, or fail to notice, all of the spills or obstacles that can cause guests to slip, trip and fall. Holiday Inn employees have a duty to ensure the safety of its guests while they are staying at the hotel. If you were injured while staying at Holiday Inn, call the personal injury attorneys at MyPhillyLawyer at (215) 789-9346.
What Kind of Injuries Have Holiday Inn Guests Suffered?
Most slip and fall accidents at Holiday Inn do not result in serious or critical injuries. However, there are times when severe injuries take place. For instance, guests may slip, trip and fall due to lack of proper maintenance of stairs and elevators, an unusual staircase location, or negligent design and construction of the staircase.
If you sustained a serious injury while staying as a guest at Holiday Inn because its employees acted negligently, you may be able to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the hotel. You may be able to secure damages for your injury.
Some of the common kinds of injuries that people sustain in slip and fall accidents are:
- Wrist sprain
- Ankle sprain
- Head injury
If you have sustained these or other slip and fall injuries at Holiday Inn, you may be able to secure compensation. This compensation is very much like that of other personal injury lawsuits, and could include:
- Medical expenses
- Lost earnings
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Mental anguish
What to do After a Slip and Fall Accident at Holiday Inn
1. Consult a medical professional right away.
2. Do not sign any documents from Holiday Inn management or anyone acting on their behalf, including their attorneys and insurance company representatives, until you have consulted legal counsel.
3. Do not initiate a claim against them without the assistance of an attorney. Call MyPhillyLawyer, and have a skilled personal injury attorney represent you.