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Escalator and Elevator Accident Lawyers

The legal team at Friedman, Domiano & Smith represent victims of escalator and elevator injuries that occur on someone else’s property — premises liability accidents.

How Can I Be Hurt on an Elevator or Escalator?

Both elevators and escalators have complex mechanical and electrical systems that are heavily used by pedestrians. When they fail to work properly, the results may be devastating.

The premises liability lawyers at Friedman, Domiano & Smith can help establish if the owner or operator of the elevator or escalator did not keep the apparatus safe.

Elevator accidents can result from various scenarios such as:

  • Rapid drop due to a malfunction of the pulley
  • Open shaft or failure of the open doors to line up with the floor
  • Electrocution, heat or water damage from faulty wiring
  • Forced enclosure due to failure of doors to open

Escalator accidents can be the result of many causes such as:

  • Broken steps, Broken teeth, Missing screws
  • Electrical malfunction

How to get help

Call us today at 1-800-280-0070 or complete our online form to get a free consultation and learn more about your rights.

What About Costs?

We collect no fees until you recover on your claim. We commit substantial resources to investigate your case, hire expert witnesses, and cover necessary expenses. If we win, we recover these expenditures. If not, you owe us nothing.

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Deciding If You Have a Case?

We can help you determine if you have a case and give you the information you need to make a decision. Our entire legal team will help you regain your life by stepping in at this crucial time.

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Our History of Success

We feel our success is based on our defined approach to each case, which includes a thorough investigation, a full review of legal documents and ongoing consultations.

Verdicts and settlements