Although elevators are relatively safe, accidents and injuries do occur. If you have been hurt in an elevator accident, contact The Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, LLC as soon as possible. We can handle every aspect of your personal injury claim for compensation while you focus on your recovery.
As reported in a Consumer Watch article:
Elevator malfunction and defects can cause accidents and injuries. Common causes of elevator accidents include:
Determining liability in an elevator accident may be complicated or clear cut, depending on the circumstances. Potentially liable parties may include:
Many elevator accidents occur because of negligence. In such cases, the negligent party may be held liable for your accident and injuries. You will need to prove that:
Elevators are complicated machines, not subject to federal inspections or recalls. Depending on the circumstances surrounding an elevator accident, there may be multiple potentially liable parties. Testimony of professionals, such as mechanical engineers, may be needed to prove liability in your case. Our Brooklyn personal injury lawyers have the knowledge, skills, and resources to:
Although they may be uncommon, elevator accidents can cause serious or fatal injuries when they occur. If you have been hurt in an elevator accident, contact The Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, LLC right away to schedule a consultation. We can determine who is liable for your injuries and aggressively pursue full and fair compensation for your losses.