My Child Was Injured at a Florida Hotel: What Are My Child’s Rights in Florida?

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Florida is a tourist destination for many people. Florida residents also travel throughout the State of Florida and vacation / visit many area. Florida hotels and their owners and operators have a duty to provide a safe and secure environment for their guests and visitors including children. The common areas and rooms need to be inspected and cleaned on a regular basis. If the hotel chooses to put an amenity in place like a pool, playground, or play area – the hotel must reasonably maintain the area for the protection and safety of the guests and visitors to the hotel. “What are my rights if my child is injured?” I am often asked this question and the answer depends on the facts and actions / inactions of the hotel owner, management, staff, and employees. While a hotel owner is not liable for every incident and injury on the premises, the hotel owner is liable for the injuries that were caused by negligence. To protect and understand the rights of the injured child, it is often times helpful to consult with an experienced Florida child injury lawyer.