What You Should Know About Hotel Accidents in Pennsylvania

Hotel accidents can be serious. If you were hurt in one, you will need to reach out to our firm today and retain the services of one of our dedicated and experienced York County, PA personal injury attorneys. Our firm is on your side.

What are the common types of hotel accidents in Pennsylvania?

Hotels have a number of different services that they provide to their guests. For example, they have amenities like a pool, spa, gym, etc. Also, many hotels have restaurants and bars. It is important that all of these amenities are all properly maintained and kept safe in order to avoid customer injuries. Some of the most common hotel accidents include the following:

  • Hot tub accidents
  • Swimming pool accidents
  • Unsanitary conditions
  • Sidewalk accidents
  • Escalator accidents
  • Stairway accidents
  • Parking garage accidents
  • Gym equipment accidents
  • Elevator accidents
  • Accidents due to inadequate lighting
  • Food poisoning
  • Defective furniture accidents
  • Accidents due to inadequate security

If you were injured in a hotel due to any of the above circumstances, reach out to our firm today. Our legal team can provide you with the support you need.

What steps should I take after a hotel accident?

The state of Pennsylvania holds property owners responsible for maintaining their premises. This means that hotels have a legal obligation to keep their properties safe for their guests. This can be accomplished by performing routine checks of the hotel to ensure that there are no hazards present, and if there are, that they are fixed as soon as possible. If these investigations are not performed, or the hazards are not set in a timely manner, guests can get seriously hurt. If an injury occurs, the hotel can be deemed negligent, and the injured party may be permitted to obtain compensation for their burdens.

In order to recover the compensation you need to heal, you will have to demonstrate that negligence occurred and has resulted in your injuries. To do this, you should take photos and videos at the scene of the accident. Also, you should seek medical attention at a hospital immediately after the accident. Before leaving, ask your doctor for a copy of any relevant medical documents. Lastly, you should retain the services of a skilled York County, PA personal injury attorney.


We understand that going through the legal system alone can be both confusing and highly stressful. That is why it is our job to help you through every step of the process ahead. For years, we have been helping clients throughout Lancaster County and its surrounding areas through a wide range of legal matters, including personal injury cases, criminal defense matters, family law issues, estate planning law matters, and more. If you need legal assistance, we are here to help. Contact Ilkhanoff & Silverstein today. 

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