Posted on Apr 15, 2024

WFLA Features BLF clients story about pool chemical incident at hotelTAMPA, Florida - In a recent story shared by WFLA Tampa, The Button Law Firm, renowned for our dedication to advocating for families and children, has joined forces with Finney Injury Law to address a disturbing incident at the Grand Plaza Hotel in Branson, Missouri. The lawsuit claims negligence on the part of the hotel, which reportedly treated its pool with a commercial-grade cleaner while guests, including children, were present, resulting in severe chemical exposure.

The Story Behind the 2021 Grand Plaza Hotel Incident

The lawsuit, brought forth by three Jefferson County families, shares that the exposure to harsh chemicals during their stay in May 2021 led to several children requiring urgent medical attention. One young girl, in particular, suffered permanent damage to her lungs and throat.

Media attention surrounding the case has been notable, with outlets such as The Kansas City Star, Leader Publications, and Hotel News Resource covering the story. Chris Finney of Finney Injury Law emphasized the importance of working with The Button Law Firm, citing our collective work in expediting the pursuit of justice for the affected families.

Empowering Safety: Insights from Child Injury Attorneys to Prevent Accidents and Protect Children

Russell Button and Ashley Knarr, both seasoned child injury attorneys at The Button Law Firm, bring extensive experience to the case. Their track record of holding negligent parties accountable, especially in cases involving harm to vulnerable children, underscores the firm’s commitment to seeking justice.

The severity of the incident highlights the need for establishments like the Grand Plaza Hotel to reassess their safety protocols at pools. Russell Button stressed the importance of prioritizing safety above all else, saying, “When multiple children suffer serious injuries, and one faces lasting health issues due to a preventable incident, our collective goal remains steadfast: prioritizing safety above all.”

Ashley Knarr echoed this sentiment: "Our commitment to these families extends beyond the courtroom. Before the summer travel season, we hope this case forces Grand Plaza Hotel and other resorts to review safety policies and have the right systems in place to protect even the youngest guests.”

More About The Button Law Firm

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, our team at The Button Law Firm is recognized for our advocacy on behalf of children and families. With experience handling daycare and child-related injuries, we are committed to pursuing meaningful litigation to create safer communities.

How This Feature Helps Spread Awareness About Negligent Hotels

WFLA Tampa's coverage of this critical issue serves as a call for awareness and action, urging establishments like the Grand Plaza Hotel to prioritize the safety of their guests. As the case unfolds, it underscores the importance of accountability and diligence in ensuring the well-being of all individuals, particularly in leisure and hospitality environments.

How The Button Law Firm Helps Families Move Forward After a Catastrophic Injury

Our experienced team at The Button Law Firm is dedicated to helping you understand your rights and pursue the recovery you and your family deserve. Don't hesitate to reach out for a free case evaluation to ensure justice is served and your concerns are addressed with care.

You and your child’s safety matters, and we are here to help you navigate the legal complexities surrounding hotel premises liability incidents. To contact our team, call us at (214) 699-4409, email us at [email protected], or fill out a contact form. You can also reach out to us by starting a chat

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