Guest seeks more than $200,000 from Sheraton License Operating, others over fall allegedly caused by bathroom mat

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 13, 2019

HOUSTON – A Miami, Florida resident alleges she needed immediate medical treatment for a broken spine after slipping on a bathroom mat at a Houston hotel.

Tamara Elia filed a complaint on Jan. 17 in the Harris County District Court against Sheraton License Operating Co., et al. alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Jan. 23, 2017, she was a guest at defendants' hotel in Houston when she slipped when she stepped on the bathroom mat in her room. The suit states she required immediate emergency treatment for a broken spine because of the allegedly negligent condition.

The plaintiff holds Sheraton License Operating Co., et al. responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to warn of the dangerous condition and failed to install safe flooring.

The plaintiff seeks monetary relief of more than $200,000 but less than $1 million and such other and further relief to which she may be justly entitled. She is represented by John C. Clark of The John Clark Law Firm in Houston.

Harris County District Court case number 2019-04193

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