Phoenix Elevator & Escalator Accident Lawyer

The main function of elevators and escalators is to provide you safe and efficient means of transportation between the floors of a building. If you were injured while using either transportation option, you may be enduring many hardships as a result. These hardships may include the following:

Our attorneys understand that this can be a chaotic and stressful period in your life. We will try to alleviate your stress during this time by keeping the negligent party liable for all of the injuries and damages you incurred.

Common Causes

These accidents can be caused by a multitude of things, such as:

  • Improper maintenance
  • Defects in the installation of the elevator or escalator
  • Product flaws
  • Negligence
  • Conscious violation of safety codes and standards

 Accident Prevention

It is the duty and obligation of a local Phoenix business to ensure your safety. The following are a couple necessary actions a business should take in order to prevent an unnecessary accident.

  • A certified inspector should examine whether or not the elevator or escalator meets all safety codes and regulations of the State
  • Employees of the building need to periodically check to see if maintenance is required

If caution and awareness are not a business or building’s main priorities, then an accident will likely ensue.

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If you or a loved one has suffered an injury on an elevator or escalator, please contact our lawyers for a free and personal consultation. Please call the Law Offices of Michael Cordova at (602) 265-6700 or enter your case information in our online Evaluation Form.