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Broke toe/s in hotel room...
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I was too embarrassed to report the accident with the toilet seat. Never been the same since. Couldn't face dropping me drawers in front of a no win lawyer.
Mashed my toes painfully earlier this year at a Marriott. Someone had thought it was a good idea to have a raised slab of granite (yes, granite) at the threshold to the bathroom..
I also get it when the base of the bed is "closed"in
BUT its still not the fault of the hotel. the Op admits to keep doing it, why would you do it more than once? she even knew it happened on a previous visit so why stay there again?
WHY dont people take responsibilty for their own actions this compo culture really winds me up
Seriously OP, this is not America. We normally have some form of responsibility for our actions, stop looking for the pound signs every time you have a minor accident.
You have already said you did not report it to the hotel. So what would you say if someone claimed to have broken toes stubbing them on the bed but didn't bother reporting it to the hotel? You could have done it at any other point in time before going to the hospital.
Simple solution? Next time stop moving when you get near the bed!
Broken bones usually hurt an awful lot but it obviously wasn't bad enough to go to A&E immediately, so you can't even be sure you did fracture toes, they could have just been bruised.
I do agree that with any injury, people seem to have a 'must sue' mentality. Sometimes accidents happen, no one is at fault. Its an accident.
Goodness me take responsibility, you stubbed you’re toe.
I don’t think Travelodge have a file on toe breaking incidences but ring up and ask.
I cannot agree more that society these days is shocking in the way that everyone wants to squeeze money out of everything including the benefit system and even our NHS.
I only asked as a couple of friends had suggested there may be a claim even though I completely disagreed. And maybe I am contradicting my last statement by even asking if there is such a claim, but none of you know my story so in what position are you to judge?
But I guess if you had all taken just one moment to read my whole post, you would have understood that I am in no way blaming the hotel for my own clumsy actions, instead of sitting behind your phone or computer screens making quite frankly rude and nasty comments. Thanks for your help guys.
No matter what your "story" is or how bad your personal circumstances are it is unethical to make a fraudulent claim against the hotel just to get some money, it really is as simple as that.
So you wanted to gather some people's opinions on making an unfounded claim for money but now your complaining that people are posting negative things :rotfl:
What kind of opinions did you think people would have on this subject?
You're absolutely right. I wanted to gather opinions. The kind of opinions I expected people to have were the same as mine. I expected people to agree with me that it was indeed not the hotel's fault and that there was no claim to be had.
I did not, however, expect people to not fully read my post and start mouthing off about how I'm apparently blaming the hotel, which is not the case.