Users' questions

Can I sue a hotel for giving out my personal information?

Can I sue a hotel for giving out my personal information?

It is my understanding that if a hotel employee gives a card key to someone who is not a registered guest, without the authorization of the registered guest, the hotel has absolute liability. So that means that yes, you can sue them but remember that you need to have had damages that are quantifiable to collect.

Can you sue a hotel for breach of contract?

So your legal right to a room becomes moot, at least in the immediate. You could sue for breach of contract, but that won’t solve your immediate accommodations problem. You’re better off asking the hotel to pay for your stay elsewhere.

What to do if you get sued by an airline?

While lawsuits are sometimes necessary to resolve these disputes, passengers should exercise other options before using an airline. File a complaint directly with the airline’s customer service department via written correspondence or telephone. Consumers can also file a complaint with

When to bring negligence claim against a hotel?

An individual may bring a negligence claim against a hotel when their property is stolen from the hotel premises. In order to prove the hotel was negligent, the following elements must be proven: The individual was a paying guest of the hotel at the time and was an “invitee;”

What to include in a complaint letter to a hotel?

Just state the facts. If you have documentation of your visit, please make sure to include it. This can be anything from receipts to tickets or even pictures to prove you were there. Hotels often get complaint letters from people who want free night stay at hotel. If you validate what you are saying to be true in anyway, it gives the letter clout.

Can a hotel accident result in serious injury?

The injury severity is the biggest factor that determines the full value of the case. Fortunately, most accidents at hotels do not result in serious injuries. The most common injury is just soreness that quickly goes away. Often times, the guest’s injury is not bad enough for the guest to get medical treatment.

What was the settlement for the Marriott Hotel accident?

I settled a case against for $197,500 for a guest who slipped and fell at a Courtyard Marriott in Florida. In that case, a franchisee owned the Marriott hotel. (The franchisee owned several other hotels).

What happens if a guest carries a suitcase home?

The guest can unwittingly carry them home in clothes and suitcases. Burns: Guests may be scalded by extremely hot tap water from showers or sinks. Guests may also suffer burns from defective in-room appliances like irons, coffee makers, and hair dryers.

Can a hotel be liable for an intoxicated guest?

On the other hand, when the hotel has taken reasonable steps to clear the walkways, and an intoxicated guest falls and cracks his skull on his way to the entrance, the hotel will likely not be liable. The hotel cannot foresee or prevent the arrival of an intoxicated guest.