St. Louis Missouri Elevator and Escalator Injury Attorney Lawyer
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Elevator & Escalator Injury
Thousands of people are injured in elevator and escalator related accidents every year. These injuries can have major long-term consequences, including lasting disability, chronic pain, and tragic deaths. Some examples of elevator accidents that can have devastating consequences include:
- Falls down elevator shafts
- Individual struck by elevator cars
- Elevator collapse
- Mechanical malfunctions
Depending on the circumstances, responsibility for accidents like these can lie with elevator or escalator manufacturers, maintenance teams, or property owners. Our Missouri elevator injury lawyers cna help you determine the root causes of your or your loved one’s injuries, and who is ultimately responsible for them. If you choose to file a legal claim, we will fight to protect your rights.
When clothing, shoes, hands, feet, or skin are caught in moving escalator parts the results include bruises, cuts, crush injuries and even amputation. Limbs may be caught in doors, and serious injury occurs when cables fail and passengers plummet to the bottom of the shaft. Slip or trip and fall injuries are also common in escalators and elevators. This may be due to improper maintenance causing misleveling.
If you are hurt in an elevator or escalator accident due to the negligent actions of a manufacturer or property owner, we can help you hold them responsible for your medical bills, lost income, and future expenses for a potentially permanent physical disability, as well as those emotional trauma and pain and suffering.
Do Not Delay – Contact Us Today
In order to protect evidence, and preserve your personal injury lawsuit, it is critical to begin investigating your case immediately. Evidence and witnesses can disappear. It is important to document the important information in your Elevator and Escalator Injury case soon after the incident. You should not delay in contacting one of our attorneys at 314.729.0803. We will begin investigating your case immediately.
For information about your personal injury case, and getting money you deserve, Contact Us at The Law Offices of Stephen J. Hoffmann.