Service elevators and freight elevators are used frequently by workers in many industries in hotels, shopping centers, office building, and high rise condo’s across the county. Sadly in many instances service elevators and freight elevators are not properly maintained or serviced by property owners resulting in severe injuries. Common accidents and injuries which take place in service elevators include
If you or a loved one have suffered injuries due to a freight elevator accident contact our Personal Injury Law Firm to speak to an attorney regarding your claim. All consultations are free of charge (855)385-2529
Under the common law system of jurisprudence landlords and the managers of properties owe certain duties to members of the general public who enter their buildings. Determining which individual is owed a duty is predicated on the general status of that individual under the law. The common law system places all visitors into three general categories.
Property owners responsibilities to invitees and licensee onto their property may including providing proper upkeep as well as routine maintenance of their elevators. Such responsibility must be carried out by trained professionals who have the knowledge base to properly identify and quickly fix any issues with elevators.
Product Liability Claim – Against Manufacturers: Another cause of action may be possible against manufacturers of elevator systems for the manufacturing of a defective product. Generally there are three distinct causes of action possible in a product liability case. (1) Defect in the design of the product (2) Defect in the manufacturing process of the product (3) Failure to warn or known dangers associated with the use of the product.
Compensation for you injuries Contacting a Law Firm to Hear you Cases:
Victims of freight elevator accidents are entitled to compensation for the injuries they have suffered. Including money damages for (1) All hospitalization costs and medical costs (2) Lost wages and future loss of income (3) Pain and suffering and emotional distress (4) Punitive damages claim – where possible. To speak to an attorney regarding your claim call (855)385-2529