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Numbers on Elevator and Escalator Accidents – in NY and Beyond

If you have been injured in an elevator or escalator accident in New York, you are not alone. In fact, many New Yorkers are injured every year by these transportation methods. In this post, we’ll share elevator and escalator facts and statistics with you, along with the most common reasons accidents occur. We’ll also tell you how we can help if you are injured by an elevator or escalator in New York. Statistics on Elevator and […]

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Elevator and Escalator Accidents Are On the Rise

  Every few months, a clip on the evening news or a story online shows footage of an elevator or escalator accident. These incidents are usually pretty scary, whether the elevator is randomly speeding up as it rises, or a malfunction causes people to pile up on the floor below.   We ride escalators and elevators everywhere – in malls, airports, stadiums, and so on – and most of the time the possibility of an […]

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Elevator and Escalator Accidents Rare, But Extremely Dangerous

You don’t hear too many stories about injuries due to an elevator or escalator accident. However, elevator and escalator accidents are usually horrific and extremely severe. When bloodcurdling screams came from an elevator in a Manhattan office building, witnesses found a man with a severed arm. The elevator fell onto the elevator technician’s arm, cutting it off at the elbow. He received surgery at Bellevue Hospital. EMTs brought his severed arm in behind him, carrying it from the […]

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