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Been in an Escalator and Elevator Accident in South Florida

And Looking For The Right Escalator and Elevator Accident Case Lawyer to Aggressively Represent You to Ensure You Are Fully Compensated for Losses and/or Injuries?

Florida Escalator And Elevator Accident Cases

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly 20,000 people are injured each year due to elevator and escalator accidents. The vast majority are elevator accidents and many of these tend to be people working on the equipment but certainly users also have been hurt. Some accidents could have been prevented if there had been adequate inspection and maintenance programs in place or warning signs.

If you have been in an Escalator or Elevator accident and feel you have a case, complete our Case Information Form on this page or reach us at

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Escalator & Elevator Accident Causes:

  • The main cause of escalator and elevator malfunctions is poor maintenance.
  • Many public and private buildings, schools and shopping areas fail to keep up-to-date accurate maintenance records on their equipment.
  • Neglected maintenance of elevators and escalators can result in door malfunctions, abrupt stopping, mis-leveling, dangerous gaps, and falls any of which can cause serious personal injuries.
  • For Elevators: If you are involved in an Escalator or Elevator accident, try to obtain video of malfunction if possible.
  • Door Malfunction – This is where a person gets a body part or clothing trapped in the door as they try to stop it from closing.
  • Shaft Falls – When someone either falls down the shaft or the entire elevator free falls due to cable breakage or braking malfunction.

Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury in Florida

Florida law has different statutes of limitations which affect the amount of time you have to file your claim. The time limits are based on the type of case you have. The law has recently changed. We suggest you contact an attorney immediately to find out how the Statute of Limitations may affect your negligence , nursing home neglect or wrongful death claim.

Why Choose Cohen & Juda To Represent You:

  • Free Consultation
  • We Handle All Types of Injury and Accident Cases
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  • Fees Negotiable on Larger Cases
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