Two days ago my mom rented a room at days inn in Charlottesville va. It was raining outside so the red concrete right in front of the Hotel room doors was wet and she slipped and fell and it caused tissue damage in her elbow so she had to be taken to the hospital. I notified the man up front about the accident and asked if there was anything else I needed to do as in did I need to fill out an accident report he said no telling him was good enough she was not under the influence of alcohol and she had just gotten off work. They gave her a refund but refuse to let her rent again and have been making false claims against her by claiming she was drunk. And now she has a medical bill and an irritation with days inn because they turned her down to the false claim. My fiancee and I witnessed she had not been drinking . My mother wants to sue for refusing to rent her a room by false accusations.
I know of no statute or common law rule that would permit her to sue for refusing to renter her a room under these circumstances.
As far as the slip and fall, you would need to demonstrate by expert witness testimony that the premises were not maintained in a reasonably safe manner. Without more information, I don't see how you could put on such a successful case.
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You witnessed what someone did not do? That is tough to assert and tougher to prove.
Your mom should seek medical attention and then speak to a personal injury attorney about the slip and fall.
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There is no case for "refusing to rent a hotel room for false allegations." Whether or not your mom has a case for premises liability depends on many things. The AVVO find a lawyer feature has several great personal injury lawyers in Charlottesville. Good luck!
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