When an elevator breaks or otherwise fails to function in the way it should, there can be dire consequences for the people within. A lift that goes into freefall may leave a person with lifelong physical injuries and emotional trauma. Faulty doors, poor wiring and improper installation also cause serious harm to riders. At the Law Office of Jeffrey I. Schwimmer, I am well-versed in the New York laws governing liability for elevator accidents, and I am prepared to seek full compensation for victims throughout New York.
Elevators rely on finely tuned mechanical systems in order to carry people safely. If even one part of the system fails, an elevator can become extremely dangerous. I seek compensation on behalf of individuals who have suffered such serious injuries as:
My goal is to obtain a settlement or verdict for an amount of money that will cover your medical costs, pain and suffering, lost income and other expenses stemming from the accident.
Elevator injury cases present unique issues because there are often multiple parties involved in elevator maintenance. Responsibility for the injury is generally determined by who was in control of maintaining the elevator’s safe functioning at the time of the accident. Depending on the details of your case, I may take action against the:
A court will also consider whether a victim’s actions played any role in causing the injury.
At the Law Office of Jeffrey I. Schwimmer, I use experienced investigators and experts to help prove the extent of your injuries and the responsibility of other parties.
Elevator accidents can have long-lasting repercussions for victims. At the Law Office of Jeffrey I. Schwimmer, in New York, I help injured individuals with civil claims against liable parties. Call me at 212-344-6700 or contact me online to arrange a free consultation with a committed personal injury attorney.
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