Elevator Related Accidents
Every year billions of passengers use around 900,000 elevators in United States. Injuries occurring because of elevator related accidents can be serious and can have a severe financial impact on the victim’s life. Thousands of passengers are injured every year and around 30 unfortunate victims lose their lives in serious accidents. If you or your family member have been in an unfortunate victim of elevator accident, you need help and guidance of professional attorneys who can help you get the maximum compensation.
Reasons why elevator related accidents occur:
- Elevators not levelling properly while alighting or entering
- Outdated or damaged safety devices of the elevator
- Malfunctioning jacks in the elevator
- Malfunctioned doors
- Failure of the controls
- Involuntary movement of the elevators
- Dangerous elevator pit ladders
- Unsafe and hazardous elevator design
Depending on the reason for your elevator related accidents, many different individuals or organisations can be held accountable for your injury. Some of the parties which can be made liable for the mishap or accident are the owner of the building or its manager, the elevator maintenance company or the elevator manufacturing company.
Compensation for an Elevator Related Accidents:
Elevator related accidents can result in huge medical bills. A victim may lose his wages and livelihood temporarily or permanently. An elevator-related accident can be injurious to the victim’s health and financial condition of the family. If you or your family member has been in an unfortunate elevator related accident, you can be entitled to receive compensation for the following damages:
- Compensation for medical expenses both present and future
- Compensation for emotional and psychological distress
- Compensation for loss of income
- Compensation for mental and physical trauma
Over the years, we at Khashan law have witnessed how it is difficult for victims of elevator related accidents to recover their damages for the injuries they sustained in the accident. Victims are forced to accept low settlements without the right advice and guidance. We at Khashan law have expertise in handling elevator related accidents and have won a number of cases involving them. We ensure that our clients obtain full compensation for their present and future damages. Call us at (951) 461-2387 for a free, confidential consultation.
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