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NY Escalator Accidents: More Common Than You Know

In New York, many people use public transportation every day. Part of many public transportation stops like subways are escalators – and they can and do malfunction. A New York City councilwoman is demanding that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority repair an escalator at the 72 Street Q train station, one of the busiest stations in the city. The escalator has been out of commission for several months, presumably because the malfunctioning elevator would be a […]

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How to Avoid a NY Escalator Accident — Even If One Is Malfunctioning

Escalators are part of many people’s everyday lives. That means that, often, you probably don’t think twice about using an escalator. The dangers they present may not even cross your mind. However, escalators do cause injuries to many New Yorkers every year. The truth is that, while little children and older adults may be at a higher risk of being injured on an escalator, anyone can suffer from serious injuries caused by them. That’s why […]

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