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Hotel Accident Attorneys in Manhattan

New York City is home to hundreds of hotels that are necessary for accommodating the millions of tourists that the city attracts every year. Whether you are visiting NYC for business, for vacation, or are just passing through, you can be sure that the hotels throughout the city will provide a pleasant stay. If a hotel fails to make sure the property is safe, however, guests can become seriously injured. If you were injured at a hotel in Manhattan or any of the five boroughs, it is important to take your legal options into consideration. Swerling Law can help you hold the negligent hotel responsible for the burdens you have faced. Contact Swerling Law today to schedule a consultation.

Causes of NYC Hotel Accidents

Hotels are proud of the wide variety of accommodations they offer guests. With that said, the more amenities that a hotel provides, the more work hotel staff must do to ensure the safety of all guests. When hotel management does not regularly monitor the premises for possible dangers, guests can get hurt and struggle to overcome their injuries for years down the road. Some of the many hotel accidents that happen in NYC include the following:

  • Elevator accidents
  • Escalator accidents
  • Sidewalk accidents
  • Gym equipment accidents
  • Parking lot/garage accidents
  • Accidents due to inadequate security
  • Inadequate lighting
  • Unsanitary conditions
  • Stairway accidents
  • Swimming pool accidents

Fulfilling the Burden of Proof

Like all other premises liability cases in New York, you are required to fulfill the burden of proof if you take legal action against a hotel. This means that you must prove that there were dangerous conditions present on the property and that the staff failed to remedy them, ultimately causing you to become injured. With the help of your injury attorney, you can fulfill the burden of proof with photos, surveillance footage, and witness testimony. You should start collecting evidence immediately to make sure as much information is preserved as possible. It is important to notify hotel management as soon as an accident occurs so they know about the incident and that someone became injured on their property.

Recovering Damages After an Accident

Swerling Law understands the devastating effects that a hotel accident can have and is here to help. You may be entitled to significant compensation for the physical, emotional, and financial burdens that you have faced as a result of being seriously injured in a hotel accident. Damages can include compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, loss of enjoyment of life, decrease in quality of life, emotional distress, pain and suffering, and more.

Contact Swerling Law

Have you been seriously injured in a New York City hotel accident? If so, Swerling Law is ready to take on your case. Swerling Law has proudly represented clients who have been seriously injured in New York City hotel accidents for years. If you need an experienced attorney who is committed to helping you recover compensation, contact Swerling Law today to schedule a free consultation.

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Settlement to a barista who slipped and fell on a defective stairwell while working for Starbucks who sustained back injuries requiring multiple surgeries in 2012.

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Settlement to a woman who was assaulted and sustained back/hip injuries in 2015.

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Verdict to a high school student who was assaulted by a school dean during her lunch period dislocating her hip in 2014.

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Settlement to a man who was run over by a dump truck on a Brooklyn street causing him to sustain multiple injuries, including but not limited to a broken leg and detached urethra in 2019.

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Settlement to a woman who slipped and fell down a wet stairwell in a New York City Housing Authority building requiring a back surgery in 2018.

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