Hotel, Motel, and Resort Accidents

Massachusetts is a tourist destination summer, winter and fall.  Between the Berkshires, the Cape and Islands, the North Shore, or any other part of this beautiful state, there any many hotels, motels, and resorts to visit.  For most of us, time spent at a hotel, motel, or resort is supposed to be fun, relaxing, and peaceful.  Accidents are not expected.  Unfortunately, that is not always the case, and hotel, motel, and resort accidents happen every day.  Whether your local or you have come in from out of town, if you have been injured at a hotel, motel, or resort in Massachusetts, you should seek an experienced local Massachusetts attorney.

Thankfully, when the worst happens, and you or someone you love is injured during such an accident, a good personal injury lawyer such as those at Burns & Jain can step in and help you receive the compensation that you deserve.  Premise liability law says that the owners and property managers of hotels, motels, and resorts are responsible for making sure that the property is safe for all hotel guests and their families.  This means that if a hotel, motel, and resort accident occurs due to negligence on behalf of the property owner or manager, the accident victim may have a claim against the owners.

What Causes Hotel, Motel, and Resort Accidents?

Many things can contribute to accidents in a hotel, motel, or resort.  In order for the victim to have a premise liability case, the accident must have been caused by the negligence of the property owner, property manager, and/or employees of the property.  If a floor was slippery and caused a slip and fall accident due to an employee spill, or failing to put out a “wet floor” sign, for example, that may be negligence. If a fall or an attack was caused by inadequate lighting in a hallway, stairway, or other location, this too could be attributed to the negligence of the property owner.  Unsafe conditions such as lack of security in parking garages are another way that a property owner and/or manager can be negligent.  If a building is not “up to code,” a swimming pool is not properly supervised and maintained, locks on windows and doors are faulty, or any other maintenance issue causes a hotel, motel, and resort accident, there could be negligence on the part of the property owner, manager, and/or employee.

What to Do in Case of a Hotel, Motel, and Resort Accident

If you or someone you love has been injured in a hotel, motel, or resort accident in Massachusetts, give the experienced premise liability lawyers at Burns & Jain a call.  They can help you to file a premise liability or personal injury claim in order to get the compensation you need for medical bills, loss time at work, pain and suffering.   With the help of a great attorney, you can have the support you need to cover your losses and get on the road to recovery.

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