Q: What is hotel security protocol and are they liable for damages in a shooting?
This concerns the hotel mass shooting oct 1 2017
Service elevators are not protected by law. That’s a company policy and the only reason they are called service elevators is because they are generally larger in size, able to carry a heavier load, and keep the public from being disturbed by service workers. They are not some sort of fancy off limits elevator for the elite.
Are hotel security guards liable in hotel mass shooting if they don't act?
Are contractors the only ones liable for damages or the hotel itself as well?
Can the hotel use the Safety Act in their defense to prevent victims from collecting compensation?
what do you think?
A: If anyone is sued by MGM grand I'll be happy to give them a free consult.
As to the question, status of elevators is not relevant.
Hotel security guards and management liable if they don't take appropriate steps. If the person is violent they are not required to put their life at risk. Depends where they were, what flavor of security person (hotel equivalent of mall cop is different from off hours detective or cop), etc.
There are other possible liable parties.
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