Philadelphia Lawyers for Defective Elevator and Escalator Accident Victims
Philadelphia is a city of high-rise buildings, which means that there are numerous elevators and escalators in the county. Although most still work well, some are poorly designed or manufactured. Others fail due to poor maintenance. If you or a loved one was injured while on an elevator or escalator , you may have a right to compensation for your losses and damages. At the Philadelphia law firm of Philly Slip and Fall Guys, our attorneys have been helping injured clients for over 30 years. Over the years, we have obtained compensation for thousands of people, including those who incurred injuries due to defective elevators and escalators. If you or a loved one was injured in an elevator or on an escalator anywhere in Philadelphia County, call our lawyers. We handle accident injury cases on a contingency fee basis, which means you owe no attorney’s fee until we obtain a verdict or settlement on your behalf. Call us at (215) 268-6898 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation.
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Causes of Elevator and Escalator Injuries
Our attorneys have attained compensation for clients sustaining injuries due to malfunctioning elevators and escalators caused by:
- Elevator doors closing quickly
- Bad design
- Poor maintenance
- Faulty manufactured parts
- Wet floors in elevators
- Failure of safety devices
- Stopping and jerking on escalators
- Mis-leveling of elevators
Some of these conditions lead to trip-and-falls, while others result in users being caught in the mechanisms or getting stuck between floors. Clients have suffered head injuries, broken bones, crush injuries and various other injuries because of defective elevators and escalators.
Contact a Philadelphia Elevator Accident Attorney
If you or a loved one was injured in an elevator or escalator, contact our attorneys online or by telephone at (215) 268-6898. Schedule your free consultation to learn how we can help you get compensation and damages.