Elevators are a modern convenience we often take for granted. Office workers and delivery workers rely on elevators in high rise buildings as the stairs are usually not a viable option to transport heavy items. Unfortunately even the most modern elevators can cause serious injury or accidental death if they are not properly maintained.
Taking an elevator may not seem particularly risky, but it is estimated that elevator accidents in the US account for 11,000 injuries and 27 deaths annually according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Elevator malfunctions can be caused by improperly maintained elevators or a design flaw which can result in serious injuries such as:
How We Help Clients
Elevator accident injuries can be painful, costly, and can result in significant stress on an injured person and his or her family. We understand.
At Dore law Group, we are experienced in investigating the cause of accidents and obtaining compensation to cover medical bills, rehabilitation costs, pain and suffering, and other damages sustained by the injured, and for the loss of a loved one in the event of death. In representing clients, we carefully review accident and medical reports, investigate eyewitness accounts, and, if needed, obtain expert testimony as we seek to prove each and every aspect of the cases of our clients.
If you’ve been injured or a loved one has been killed due to an elevator accident, call us so that we can arrange a free consultation at a time that is convenient with your schedule. There is no obligation to use our firm. At this consultation we can learn about your accident and can explain what options are available for your case, and you can learn about how we serve personal injury clients. If we are hired, we will work hard to advance your case and recover for you all compensation to which you may be entitled from those responsible for the elevator accident and injuries.