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Bailments: Hotel Liability For a Guest’s Lost, Stolen, or Damaged Property

April 22, 2002 | Christine H. Long
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An irate Mrs. Smith stands before your front desk manager, questioning the where abouts of
her diamond necklace which she claims to have left in her room just hours ago. Mr. Thorn
is upset because the valet has returned his cherished Porsche convertible with a new
scratch on the driver’s door. Are you liable for these and similar mishaps?

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