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Elevator Accident Lawyer in Fort Myers

Hurt by an Escalator / Elevator? Call (239) 494-8568!

There are more than 35,000 escalators in the United States. Every year approximately 90 billion people ride on an escalator, which means that 245 million people use an escalator everyday. Even though escalators are seen as being a safer route than taking the stairs, people still run the risk of falling.

Any person that climbs onto an escalator or enters an elevator could be injured if the system malfunctions or some component fails to operate correctly, breaks, or other similar situation. Looking for an attorney for your elevator accident case in Fort Myers? If you or a loved one has been injured on an escalator or elevator, connect with our firm, Pittman Law Firm, P.L. and speak with a Fort Myers personal injury attorney today!

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With over 20 years of experience representing the injured in difficult personal injury cases, both in negotiations and at trial, and we have the knowledge you will need on your side if you hope to get results. These cases can be exceptionally difficult to resolve. There may be several liable parties, including the building owner, the maintenance company, the manufacturer or others. Determining what parties could be held accountable is the initial step in the process of filing a claim or lawsuit. The companies involved could try to deny responsibility, or claim that you in some way were responsible for the injuries.

Proving Liability in Escalator/Elevator Accidents

In order for your claim to have merit, it must be established that there was a known problem with the unit, such as earlier problems or failures that were not fully resolved. A unit that has suddenly failed may lead to the determination that the manufacturer was solely responsible. In some cases, the failure of a part or system that was supplied by another manufacturer may have been the underlying problem that led to the failure. Our firm is committed to pursuing the maximum possible for each person we represent; as the injuries can be extremely severe or catastrophic, there is a great need for full financial compensation to be paid to the victim.

Whether the property owner has failed to resolve a danger to visitors to the property, or a maintenance company has falsified their records with regard to actual maintenance, or a broken component is the reason the accident took place, factually, you need help from a law firm that knows how to resolve a complex injury claim.

Myths About Escalators

You Don't Have to Pay Close Attention While Riding an Escalator: It is important to remember that an escalator is a moving machine that weights six tons. It could be very dangerous if not used properly. Passengers should be especially careful as they step on and off an escalator.

When Escalators are at a Stand Still They Can Be Used Just Like Stairs: This is actually unsafe to do. The height of escalator stairs is different from normal stairs. This means that when escalators are used as stairs there is a higher risk of someone tripping or falling.

Need a lawyer for escalator accidents in Fort Myers, FL?

Our legal personal injury team has years of success, and has recovered many millions in compensation for the injured. We are highly rated, professional litigators, and offer a free initial consultation to help you to find out more about the legal issues involved in pursuing compensation.


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