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    Serious accidents and injuries can occur at hotels, even in the most indulgent and luxurious of accommodations. Accidents can occur in guest quarters, such as private rooms and suites, or in shared and common areas, such as hotel lobbies and meeting rooms. At the Reiff Law Firm, we handle claims involving hotel bars and restaurants, hotel spas and swimming pools, hotel lifts and elevators, hotel hallways and corridors, hotel parking garages and parking lots, hotel walkways and sidewalks, and other area of the premises. If you were injured at the Sonesta Hotel in Rittenhouse Square, the Philadelphia hotel accident lawyers of the Reiff Law Firm can help.

    Based in Philadelphia, we are award-winning attorneys who have secured hundreds of millions of dollars for victims of serious injuries, including motel and hotel injuries in Pennsylvania. If you, your spouse, or one of your family members was injured while staying at the Sonesta in Philadelphia, the Reiff Law Firm may be able to help you get compensated. For a free legal consultation, contact the Reiff Law Firm online today, or call (215) 709-6940. We provide 24-hour support to hotel injury victims throughout the Philadelphia region.

    About the Sonesta Philadelphia Hotel

    Named for its bustling Center City neighborhood, the Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown Rittenhouse Square is located at 1800 Market Street near City Hall, Reading Terminal Market, Chinatown, historic Old City, and other popular attractions. According to the hotel’s website, the Sonesta Philadelphia offers “spacious, modern accommodations and luxurious amenities” with “impeccable service and delightful added touches.” The Sonesta in Philadelphia is part of the Sonesta International Hotels Corporation, which is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.

    What Types of Accidents and Injuries Happen at Hotels?

    When accidents are caused by property defects, such as slippery floors or broken railings, they can give rise to claims known as “premises liability” claims. The most common type of premises liability claim is a slip and fall accident, which can be caused by waxed floors, spilled beverages, damaged flooring, broken handrails, inadequate lighting, icy sidewalks, or other indoor and outdoor hazards. Hotel accidents can also be caused by electrical hazards, fire hazards, negligent security, infestations by pests and insects, or other health and safety issues.

    Equipped with more than 34 years of litigation experience, our hotel accident attorneys handle all types of injury claims involving negligent hotels and hotel staff. We can help you aggressively pursue compensation for any of the following types of injuries, in addition to other injuries not listed below:

    • Back and Spinal Injuries
    • Bone Fractures
    • Bruises (Contusions)
    • Burn Injuries
    • Cuts (Lacerations)
    • Facial Injuries
    • Head and Brain Injuries
    • Permanent Scarring
    • Sprains and Strains
    • Wrongful Death

    Are Hotels Liable for Guest Injuries or Deaths?

    Hotels, hotel employees, third parties such as contractors, and other parties can be held liable for the injury, death, or sexual assault of a guest or visitor if their negligence caused or contributed to the accident. Negligence is the failure to meet certain standards, resulting in a death or injury that could have been prevented.

    For instance, negligent property maintenance can lead to defects and hazards that later cause injuries. To use a common example, guests are often injured by slipping on floors that were not properly cleaned, installed, or marked with appropriate warning signs. Negligent maintenance can lead to all sorts of dangerous property hazards, such as loose or uneven flooring, unstable handrails, fire or electrical hazards, leaks and spills, malfunctioning elevators, or protruding nails and staples.

    In order to show that a hotel was negligent and that you should be compensated for the resulting injuries, our attorneys will work diligently to prove four elements of your case:

    1. You were owed a duty of care. Hotels are held to high regulatory standards and owe what is called a “duty of care” to visitors, guests, and residents.
    2. The hotel or other parties breached that duty. In other words, the hotel somehow failed to meet proper standards in terms of guest protection and safety.
    3. The breach caused an accident. For example, you might have had a slip and fall accident because the hotel breached its duty to clean and inspect all areas in a timely fashion.
    4. You sustained harm, or “damages.” You suffered some sort of harm because of the accident, such as being injured or incurring expenses.

    Sonesta Hotel Injury Lawyers in Philadelphia, PA

    If you were injured at the Sonesta in Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia, you may be entitled to compensation for your pain and suffering, lost income, medical bills, damage to your personal property, and other losses that you have sustained or are expected to sustain in the future as a result of your accident. You should discuss your situation with an experienced Sonesta injury lawyer to determine whether you could have a claim. For a free legal consultation, call the Reiff Law Firm at (215) 709-6940 today, or contact our law offices online.

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