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An Overview of Elevator and Escalator Accidents

Annually, many elevator and escalator accidents are reported, leading to severe injuries and even fatalities. [1] These accidents are primarily attributed to factors such as sudden stops, faulty equipment, and inadequate maintenance.

The potential risks and dangers associated with elevator and escalator accidents are significant. Sudden stops can cause passengers to lose their balance and suffer serious injuries. Faulty equipment, including elevator doors, escalator steps, and safety devices, can result in entrapment and even falls.

Elevator accidents can involve collapsing steps, sudden drops, or escalator steps malfunctioning. These accidents can cause broken bones, severe injuries, and fatalities.

An Overview of Elevator and Escalator Accidents

Types of Injuries Commonly Seen in Elevator and Escalator Accidents

Elevator and escalator accidents can result in a wide range of injuries. Here are some of the most common types of injuries seen in these accidents:

Causes of Elevator and Escalator Accidents

Elevator and escalator accidents can occur due to various causes, many of which stem from factors such as improper maintenance, communication failure, faulty elevator wiring, and unbalanced leveling.

Causes of Elevator and Escalator Accidents

Responsible Parties in an Escalator Accident

In the unfortunate event of an escalator accident, there are several parties that may be held responsible. Each party’s negligence or actions can contribute to the accident in different ways. 

Responsible Parties in an Escalator Accident

Reasons to Hire an Elevator and Escalator Accident Lawyer

If you’ve been involved in an elevator or escalator accident, it’s essential to seek the assistance of our experienced elevator accident attorneys at Goldberg & Loren. Here are key reasons why hiring our firm is in your best interest:

Legal Expertise:

Elevator accidents fall under personal injury claims, which can be complex legal processes. Our personal injury lawyers specialize in personal injury law and have the necessary expertise to navigate these claims effectively.

Establishing Liability:

Determining liability in elevator accidents can be challenging, as multiple parties may be involved, including property owners, maintenance companies, and elevator manufacturers. Our experienced attorneys have the knowledge and resources to investigate the incident thoroughly and establish liability on behalf of our clients.

Determining Responsible Parties:

Identifying the responsible parties is necessary for a successful personal injury claim.

Our personal injury attorneys have the experience to identify all potentially liable parties involved in the accident, ensuring that you seek compensation from all appropriate sources.

Negotiating Fair Compensation:

When dealing with insurance companies and responsible parties, having legal representation significantly increases your chances of receiving fair compensation. Our lawyers are skilled negotiators who will fight for your rights and strive to get maximum compensation.

Have You Been Injured in an Elevator or Escalator Accident in New York City?

At Goldberg & Loren law firm, we have the top elevator accident lawyers in the city. With our extensive experience and expertise in this area, we are dedicated to helping victims like you receive the compensation you deserve.

Our legal team has a proven track record of successfully representing victims and obtaining fair settlements. We will fight tirelessly to protect your rights and hold the responsible parties accountable.

Contact Goldberg & Loren today for a free consultation. Don’t wait another moment to seek the justice and financial compensation you deserve.


[1] Road traffic injuries. (2022, June 20). www.who.int. https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/road-traffic-injuries

Goldberg & Loren Personal Injury Attorneys

5 Columbus Cir Suite 1501
New York, NY 10019
(646) 719-0444

George Goldberg

If you or someone you know has been hurt in an elevator or escalator incident in NYC, our personal injury attorneys are ready to support you and help obtain the rightful compensation you deserve. Reach out to us now for a free consultation.

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