Can I Sue Airbnb if I am Injured in an Accident? What You Should Know.

Can I Sue Airbnb if I am Injured in an Accident? What You Should Know.

There is nothing worse than sustaining an injury while on vacation. Unfortunately, as the holiday season approaches, more and more people will sustain serious injuries in Airbnb’s across Florida. If you are someone who is injured in an Airbnb accident, you must continue reading to learn more about Airbnb’s Host Protection Insurance and how our Florida personal injury attorney can help you through every step of the claims process ahead. Here are some of the questions you may have about Airbnb accidents.

What is Airbnb’s Host Protection Insurance and how can it benefit me?

When someone is injured while staying at an Airbnb, they may qualify under Airbnb’s Host Protection Insurance. Essentially, this insurance covers Airbnb hosts and landlords when someone is injured in a certain type of accident on their grounds, proving up to $1 million in coverage. This means that when injured, in most cases, you will sue the company’s insurance policy instead of suing the host directly. You should understand, however, that this coverage does not cover all misfortunes, including injuries incurred due to communicable diseases contracted on the premises, injuries caused by intentional acts, injuries sustained while intoxicated, and injuries due to asbestos exposure.

What should I do if I am injured in an Airbnb accident?

If you are injured in an Airbnb accident, you should call the police, obtain witness statements, take pictures/videos of the accident, and seek medical treatment. As long as you can prove your premises liability claim, you should receive a liability payment from Airbnb’s Host Protection Insurance policy. That being said, if your medical bills are exceedingly high and the $1 million afforded by this insurance does not cover the extent of your injuries, you can hire an attorney to fight for additional compensation.

Do not wait to file your claim. The statute of limitations for personal injury claims in Florida is, generally, four years, which means that in most cases, you will only have four years from the date of your accident to sue the liable party for your injuries. If you wait any longer than four years, you will most likely be barred from suing. We are ready to help you today.

Contact our experienced Orlando firm

Our firm understands the repercussions of a serious accident. If you are injured due to another party’s negligence, you should not have to fight the uphill battle for financial compensation on your own. When you hire one of our attorneys, you are hiring a devoted, caring, and aggressive attorney who will tenaciously fight for your rights. If you or someone you know was injured in an accident and wishes to schedule a consultation, please do not hesitate to contact Attorney Schmitt of the Florida Personal Injury Law Team today.

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