Escalator Elevator Injuries
Moving people up and down between floors of buildings and between levels of ground has been a challenge for architects and engineers throughout the centuries. From Mayan and Aztec pyramids to today’s skyscrapers in major metro areas, tall buildings and other structures have employed features such as the following to move people up and down:
If you were injured or if a loved one was killed falling down stairs, you may have cause for a personal injury claim or lawsuit. Likewise, if you suffered a serious or catastrophic injury on an escalator or elevator, it is important to talk to an attorney promptly to begin pursuing compensation. You may face months of hospitalization and rehabilitation after an elevator or escalator accident.
What was the cause of your elevator accident or escalator accident in Las Vegas or anywhere in Nevada? This is a fundamental question that our personal injury lawyers at Hofland & Tomsheck will seek to answer on your behalf if our law firm represents you after you have suffered a back or neck injury, a broken hip, a brain injury or a spinal cord injury. We anticipate discovering an answer such as the following after your elevator accident or escalator accident in Las Vegas or anywhere in Nevada:
- Malfunctioning or defective equipment
- Poor maintenance
- Improper use