Casinos are fast-paced environments that can bring excitement, entertainment and good fortune. In order to create an entertaining premises, casinos serve alcohol on the casino floor and often use lighting creatively. While most people visiting casinos report having a good experience whether they win or lose, unfortunately, some people report injuries as a result of hazards on the premises.
If you have become injured while a customer in a California casino, it is a good idea to consider whether you believe that the premises in question could have prevented the injury. If the injury was caused by a hazard that the premises should have fixed, you may be able to make a claim for damages.
What types of casino injuries can lead to a successful claim?
Successful claims usually come after an injury occurred that could have reasonably been prevented by the premises. For example, one of the most common accidents that occur in casinos is trips and falls due to ripped carpet. Carpets that are not well-maintained can present a tripping hazard, and this is something that the casino company could easily prevent by repairing or replacing the carpet.
Additionally, casino staff has the duty to constantly maintain the safety of the casino floor. Therefore, if a glass has been smashed and a person injures themselves on the hazard, a claim may be made under the premise that the casino should have taken action to clean up the glass in good time.
If you are suffering as a result of an accident in a casino, it is important to understand your rights.