Elevator/Escalator Accidents

Minnesota Accident Lawyer & Attorney

Elevator and escalator injuries a lot more common than many people think. Most elevator and escalator injuries are not serious enough to warrant a lawsuit. However, there are those elevator or escalator accidents that result in serious traumatic injuries. It is important to speak to a qualified Mankato personal injury attorney if you or someone you love has suffered a serious injury caused by an elevator or escalator – you may be eligible for financial compensation for your physical, emotional or financial suffering.
Escalators and elevators have made it a lot easier and faster to get from A to B. However, this does not mean that they are free of accidental injuries. Some common escalator and elevator accidents include:

  • Elevator falls – if the elevator is not operating properly, the cable can break and     plummet passengers to the ground.
  • Sudden jerks, stops and speeds up Escalator sudden stoppage – if the escalator     suddenly stops, passengers are often jolted forward or backwards. In some     instances, causing passengers to fall.
  • Escalator metal teeth issues – the metal teeth on the escalators are meant to hold you and shopping trolleys in place; however, sometimes they can hold     on too tight or grab fingers, toes and clothing
  • Slip and fall accidents – escalators can get incredibly slippery, especially when     wet from ice, rain or snow.

Mankato Personal Injury Lawyers

If you or a loved one has suffered from any injury due to a malfunctioning elevator or escalator, you should have the experience and aggressive representation of our Firm.  Our law firm has represented thousands of individuals who have been harmed in some way due to the negligence of someone else. Call Frentz and Frentz at 507-345-4505 or call toll free at 1-800-450-4505 for your free consultation. You should have experience on your side so that you can receive the compensation you deserve.

 

 

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