Tragic Death of 1-year-Old Boy in Souix Falls Hotel Fall Should Never Have Happened

The story of Madden Hein, a 1-year-old boy who tragically lost his life after falling from a hotel window, should never have occured. Properly functioning and adequately maintained window restrictors should have prevented it. While South Dakota does not have specific rules on window restrictors, hotels still must adhere to broader principles of premises liability. Madden was critically injured after falling from the third floor at the Club House Hotel & Suites in Sioux Falls and succumbed to his injuries two days later.

“Because we handle many hotel negligence cases across the country, we see over and over again how often hotels fail to implement basic safety measures or perform proper maintenance”, said attorney Eric Hageman. “Honestly, the problem seems to be getting worse. These accidents are entirely preventable. We are deeply moved by Madden’s story and extend our sincerest condolences to his family.”

Ensuring Hotel Safety: A Call to Action Following Tragic Loss of Young Child

Hotels are often seen as safe havens where families can relax and enjoy time away from home. However, the tragic event involving Madden Hein highlights a critical oversight that can occur in hotel safety practices. Ensuring that windows have restrictors or childproof locks, especially on upper floors, is a minimal and necessary precaution that all hotels should implement.

We encourage all parents and guardians to advocate for safer accommodation standards to protect their loved ones. If you’re facing a situation where safety standards were overlooked, resulting in injury or loss, please contact us. At Pritzker Hageman, we are committed to fighting for the safety and rights of every individual affected by such negligence.

How Pritzker Hageman Can Help

If you or someone you know has experienced a similar tragedy, our team is here to provide support. With a proven track record in handling hotel negligence and wrongful death claims, Pritzker Hageman is equipped to help families seek justice and compensation. Our dedicated attorneys understand the complexities of these cases and work tirelessly to ensure that such preventable tragedies are met with accountability and change.

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For more information or to schedule a 100% free consultation, contact our office online or at 1-800-377-8900. Let us help you through this difficult time by ensuring justice is served, and future tragedies are prevented. Our firm offers comprehensive consultations to discuss your case and determine the best course of action. We stand ready to support your family.

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