Can You Really Sue for Elevator Accidents? File Your Claim Here
Elevators are more common than most people are aware of, especially if one lives in a high-rise apartment anywhere in a major city. Due to their ease of use and convenience, most people will choose this mode of transportation compared to walking the stairs. In addition, because elevators are used so much, they are bound to show signs of wear and tear as well as malfunction. To this end, they must be maintained on a regular basis failure to which, and should you get injured by a faulty elevator, you may be able to file a personal injury elevator lawsuit in order to recover money damages so you can be made whole again. Elevator accidents don’t just happen due to some nebulous reason such as fate: over 90 percent of the time, these accidents are due to a human hand, specifically some form of negligence: as a result, you have every right to compensation, and we’re here to help with that.
Are you looking for an elevator injury attorney? Please call our nationwide elevator accident and injuries lawyers NOW at (773) 825-3605 to learn more about your legal options. Our elevator injury attorneys have over 90 YEARS of combined legal experience helping individuals just like you get the justice and compensation you are duly owed. What makes us different is the fact that not only is our staff bilingual (hablamos Espanol), but we also are more likely to litigate cases if we feel that the insurance company representatives aren’t amenable to fair negotiations and compensation, something most injury law firms run away from. In addition, all cases are handled by a real attorney, and not a paralegal. Last, but certainly not least, is our tradition of taking on cases on contingency fee basis, which is a fancy term which means that there are NO UPFRONT FEES for all cases, and we only levy our legal fees at the very end of your case, and only when we’ve recovered compensation on your behalf. Wherever you are in the country, if you suffered an elevator injury, please call us NOW at (773) 825-3605 for your 100% FREE legal consultation.
When it comes to elevator injuries, here are the possible liable parties:
- The property owner
- The supervisor
- The manufacturer
- The architect
- The engineer
- The building maintenance firm
In order to demonstrate negligence in an elevator injury lawsuit, you must show that the defendant had a duty of care towards you, that their negligent action or inaction was due to the breach of said duty, and that their negligence was what caused you to suffer injury which is compensable via damages.
Some of the most common forms of elevator accidents include:
- Sudden stops
- Closing door malfunctioning
- Loss of power leading to passengers getting stuck in elevators overnight
- Misleveling when the elevator comes to a stop, leading to trips and falls
Experienced Elevator Accident Attorneys – Call Us NOW!
When it comes to damages for elevator accidents, one can recover for cost of medical care, pain and suffering, mental anguish, lost wages if you had to take time off work, and so much more. Need to speak with one of our experienced attorneys on elevator accident lawsuits? Call us NOW at (773) 825-3605 to learn more. Thanks, and we look forward to helping you.