Hotel Shower Slip and Fall Accidents


Some vacations have been marred by terrible slip and fall accidents in hotel showers.  Between the wet surface, unfamiliar surroundings, and protruding faucets, the hotel shower has been a recipe of disaster for many slip and fall accidents.

In 2011, the CDC reported an ‘estimated 234,094 nonfatal bathroom injuries’ occurred that year requiring medical treatment in US hospitals.  Of those bathroom injuries reported, 81% of the accidents occurred in the shower.  Statistics indicate that woman and elderly are usually the most severely injured in shower slip and fall accidents.

Discuss your hotel shower slip and fall accident with a personal injury attorney.   This type of claim will fall under premises liability.  The attorney will need to know what your injuries are and the future care that such injuries will need.  Injuries involving fractured hips, broken extremities and head trauma may take time and additional medical care to fully recover from.   Unfortunately, in older adults, such falls may lead to death.  If this is the case, the relatives of the deceased should speak to a personal injury lawyer about a potential wrongful death suit.

To be frank, most personal injury claims involving slips and falls in a hotel shower will require litigation.  An accident reconstruction expert will likely be hired to determine hotel liability as well as experts who are leaders in safety and installation of hotel tubs, showers and tiles.

We at the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith have successfully obtained favorable judgements and verdicts in  numerous premises liability claims.  Learn more about some of our premises liability verdicts at our website. If you want to discuss your potential claim, please call us at 916.921.6400 to set up a free consultation.  Since a hotel shower slip and fall claim may take some time to resolve, it is good to feel comfortable with the premise liability lawyers you hire.  Get to know our office, our staff and see what other clients feel about working with our office.  Reviews can be found on Yelp, Google, Facebook and Avvo.

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