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Escalator and Elevator Accidents

New York Attorneys for Elevator and Escalator Accident Victims

New York is a city of high-rise buildings, which means that there are many thousands of elevators and escalators throughout the five boroughs. Although most work well for many years, some are poorly designed or manufactured. Others fail because of poor maintenance. If you or a loved one was injured on an elevator or escalator , you may have a right to compensation for your losses and damages.

At the Manhattan law firm of Trolman, Glaser & Lichtman, P.C., our attorneys have been helping injured clients since 1970. In the years since, we have obtained compensation for thousands of people, including those injured due to elevator and escalator malfunctions: Trolman, Glaser & Lichtman, P.C., good lawyers, good friends.

If you or a loved one was injured in an elevator or escalator accident anywhere in New York City, call our lawyers. We handle accident injury cases on a contingency fee basis, so you owe no attorney's fee until obtain a verdict or settlement on your behalf. Call us at 212-750-1200 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation.

Causes of Elevator and Escalator Injuries

Our attorneys have obtained compensation for clients injured due to elevator and escalator malfunction caused by:

  • Jerking and stopping on escalators
  • Mis-leveling of elevators
  • Poor maintenance
  • Bad design
  • Defectively manufactured parts
  • Wet floors in elevators
  • Failure of safety devices
  • Rapidly closing elevator doors

Some of these conditions result in slip-and-falls, while others may cause users to be caught in the mechanisms or stuck between floors. Clients have suffered crush injuries, broken bones, head injuries and other injury because of malfunctioning elevators and escalators.

Contact a New York Elevator Accident Lawyer

If you or a loved one was injured in an elevator or escalator, contact our attorneys online or by telephone at 212-750-1200. Schedule your free consultation to learn how we can help you obtain compensation and damages. We Fight. You Win. Se habla español.

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