Key West Premises Liability Layers Discuss Negligent Security and Accidents and Incidents for Injured Hotel Guests
Protecting the rights of the injured throughout South Florida
People flock to Key West and South Florida for our abundant sunshine, warm temperatures, beautiful land and seascapes and fun attractions. Tourists, business people and locals stay in Florida hotels for many reasons, and when they check in to a hotel or motel, they have a reasonable expectation of safety while they play, have fun, relax or conduct business activities. Hotel owners owe their guests a duty of care to provide as safe environment as possible with the understanding that there is likely no way they can protect guests from every possible harm.
The Key West premises liability attorneys at the Yeboah Law Group are prepared to fight for the maximum compensation when you have suffered injuries as a hotel guest because of inadequate security. We investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident and we determine who is at fault in your case. We then hold those responsible for your injuries accountable. You never have to be concerned about paying our fees upfront because we take injury cases on contingency. You do not pay attorney fees until we have recovered compensation for you. Give us a call. We are here to help you.
Hotels and resorts in Key West
The following are some examples of the luxurious hotels and spas on Key West:
- Santa Maria Suites
- Little Palm Island Resort & Spa
- Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel
- Fairfield Inn and Suites
- 24 North Hotel
- Oceans Edge Key West Hotel & Marina
- The Marquesa Hotel
- Pier House Resort & Spa
- Parrot Key Resort
Premises liability and negligent security in Key West hotels
Hotel guests have the expectation of safety as they come and go throughout the hotel or resort property. They should not have to lay awake wondering if they might be attacked or robbed or sexually assaulted. Unfortunately, sometimes those things happen and the perpetrator’s ability to get close enough to attack a guest can be traced back to the hotel’s failure to do the following;
- Provide adequate locks on room doors and access hallways to rooms
- Provide adequate lighting in hallways and outdoor walkways
- Install and monitor surveillance cameras in all public areas
- Properly screen and hire trained staff
- Inadequate security personnel on the property
- Failure to remove guests who have had too much to drink or who are being violent
Proving negligence on the part of the hotel
If you were a guest at a hotel and you suffered an injury because you were attacked, you may want to hold the hotel accountable for your injuries. Inadequate security falls under an area of law called premises liability. To prevail in your injury case, there are four elements for which you will have to provide evidence:
- You will need to prove that the hotel owner owed a duty of care to provide a secure environment for you in their hotel;
- Whether they breached that duty by failing to prevent the attacker from attacking you while on their property;
- Whether that breach was the cause of your injury;
- And what injuries or damages your suffered.
What damages might I recover in a premises liability claim?
The damages you might recover if you were to prevail in a premises liability case of negligent security could include:
- Medical expenses related to the injury
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
Aggressive representation in Key West negligent security cases
The skilled negligent security attorneys at the Yeboah Law Group, P.A. are dedicated to obtaining justice for our clients who were injured while they were guests at a hotel. When you are ready to hold those responsible for your injury accountable for the pain and mental anguish, the trauma and the sleepless night you have endured after your attack, we are on your side throughout the legal process whether we settle your claim, or pursue litigation.
We fight for justice for you when you have been hurt on someone else’s property
You may be unaware of your rights when you have suffered a serious injury on someone else’s premises. The skilled Key West premises liability lawyers at the Yeboah Law Group are here to protect your right to compensation. You are welcome to give us a call to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case. We invite you to call Yeboah Law Group now at (800) TELL-SAM for a free consultation, or complete our contact form.
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Types of Cases We Handle
Our Key West attorneys handle a variety of cases, including:
|Car Accidents||Truck Accidents||Motorcycle Accidents|
|PIP Disputes||Wrongful Death||Nursing Home Negligence|
|Product Liability||Premises Liability||Employment Discrimination|
|Maritime Law||Key West|
Key West Office
Yeboah Law Group, P.A.
Key West, FL 33040