Hotel Injuries Caused By Chlorine    

| March 9, 2017

Hotels are legally responsible for keeping their hotel guests and invitees safe from harm during their stay.  Florida state law has specific provisions for the hospitality industry.  These laws can be found in Chapter 509 of the Florida Statutes. Under these statutes, as well as common law, Florida hotels are held to a high standard of […]

Florida Hotel Negligence Claims

| December 29, 2016

Last Update: 3/24/18 Learn the reasons why people file lawsuits against Florida hotels for negligence. Florida is the top travel destination in the world making the Florida hotel industry essential to our economy.  In 2011, there were over 370,000 hotel rooms in the State of Florida – and that number has skyrocketed since then. Florida […]

How Do You Know If a Florida Hotel Acted Reasonably In Trying To Prevent A Bathtub or Shower Slip and Fall?

| June 2, 2016

Last Update: 3/20/18 If you are hurt from a slip and fall in a hotel shower or bathtub here in South Florida, then expect a fight when it comes to having the hotel pay for your damages.  Why?  The hospitality industry in Florida has a strong incentive in keeping a target off of its back […]

Does a Hotel Have a Duty to Protect You From Hidden Defects?

| September 10, 2015

Last Update: 06/02/16 Florida hotels are in the “hospitality” business. They make money by offering hospitable places for visitors to stay, for a price. Because their customers trust them to provide a safe environment, either overnight or for days or weeks at a time, hotels are given special consideration under Florida law: they have a […]

Hotel Off-Premises Liability: Hotel Guest Killed Crossing the Highway

| September 1, 2015

Last Update: 01/05/16 Guests staying at Florida hotels are protected by Florida premises liability laws, which generally hold hotels responsible for keeping their guests safe from harm and injury during their stay. Even those guests that are not staying overnight, but merely visiting the hotel to enjoy its resort, golf course, private event, restaurant, or […]

Does a Florida Hotel Have Liability When a Hotel Guest Drowns From an Ocean Riptide?

| August 18, 2015

Last Update: 01/05/16 It’s one thing for a hotel owner or operator to be held liable for accidents or injuries that take place on the hotel grounds, say in their room, or at the pool, or on the golf course. But is it a different story if a hotel guest gets hurt while swimming in […]

Hit and Hurt on a Florida Hotel Golf Course?

| August 11, 2015

Last Update: 01/05/16 Florida is a golf mecca; there are many beautiful golf courses here in South Florida, and many of the nice hotels and resorts in the Miami Dade – Broward – Palm Beach area include golf courses among the amenities that they offer to their guests. In fact, dedicated golfers around the country […]

Hotel Accidents: Hurt by Another Hotel Guest?

| July 28, 2015

Last Update: 01/05/16 Miami and Broward hotels as well as those in Palm Beach are known not just for their luxurious suites and four star restaurants, but also for their bars and nightclubs and special events. Which means, that there are all sorts of places where hotel guests can get hurt or seriously injured. Accidents […]

Hotel Accident Claims: Hurt in the Hotel Pool

| July 23, 2015

Last Update: 1/14/18 Here in Florida, it seems like every hotel in the Miami – Palm Beach – Fort Lauderdale area has a nice swimming pool for its guests to enjoy, even if the pool is only steps away from swimming in the Atlantic Ocean itself. Hotels and pools just go together here in South […]

Slip and Fall in Your Hotel Bathroom: Florida Hotel Accident Claims

| July 21, 2015

Last Update: 4/25/18 What compensation can you recover in Florida for your injuries and what do you need to prove to get your hotel injury claim paid? Throughout the year, couples, families, and retirees alike travel to South Florida to enjoy the beach, cosmopolitan nightlife, and/or our world renown gourmet restaurants located in Broward, Miami-Dade, […]