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Elevator / Escalator Accidents

New York elevator accident lawyer working tirelessly for elevator, escalator injury victims

Escalator and elevator accidents in New York City often result in serious personal injuries and sometimes even death. Such accidents can happen to anyone, anytime, anywhere. Escalator and elevator accidents often occur in apartment buildings, shopping malls, hotels, department stores, construction sites or hospitals.

When an elevator accident occurs, the owner of the premises may be held liable for the injuries and losses sustained by the victim. Elevator accidents fall under the category of premises liability. Make sure you have an experienced New York premises liability lawyer on your side, fighting for your rights. Contact Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC .

Located in Manhattan and serving injury victims throughout New York, attorney Reiter and his talented team of attorneys have a strong track record of success with elevator accidents and escalator accidents. We consistently deliver results. Discover what we can do for you. Contact us. Call (212) 736-0979 and schedule a free consultation today.

What are common causes of elevator and escalator accidents in New York?

Elevator and escalator accidents happen for many reasons. In many cases, these serious accidents occur because of the following reasons:

  • Poor maintenance
  • Improper installation
  • Defective products
  • Failure to repair electrical equipment

What elevator and escalator accident cases does attorney Reiter handle?

Attorney Reiter and his fellow accident lawyers represent clients injured in elevator and escalator accidents stemming from the following:

  • Plummets or free falls
  • Falling down elevator shafts
  • Sudden stops
  • Stops in between floors
  • Doors closing too quickly
  • Electrical malfunction

Why should I hire New York escalator accident lawyer Jonathan C. Reiter?

Accident claims involving elevators and escalators can be complex. There may be multiple layers of liability, because building owners and property managers frequently retain an outside elevator or escalator maintenance company to take care of repairs and maintenance. Who’s responsible in an accident? It may be the owner of the building, the manager of the property, the maintenance company or a combination of all three. Insurance companies for one party may try to point a finger at another party, or even blame the victim.

At Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC, we aggressively represent the interests of the accident victim. We make sure that you receive the compensation you deserve for your accident.

In one particular case, attorney Reiter obtained a substantial settlement for our client, who was a passenger in an elevator that suddenly dropped four floors and landed in the basement.  He suffered severe spinal injuries and became permanently disabled.

We carefully investigate every accident. We review the accident report, consult with experts, visit the scene of the accident and gather as much information as we can. We know what evidence to look for and have the case results to prove it.

We’re proud of our track record. We routinely obtain multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements for injury victims and their families. Allow us to provide you with the personal attention, unrelenting dedication, and exceptional legal representation you need to get through this difficult time in your life. Contact attorney Reiter today.

We promise we will work tirelessly on your legal case. We’re here for you.

We only make promises we can keep. And we can assure you that our experienced New York City attorneys will work tirelessly on your case. We promise we will explore every possible legal avenue. We promise we will communicate clearly with you every step of the way.

We’re in this together with you. We’re partners. And we promise we will do everything we can within ethical and legal bounds to hold companies accountable for your accident. If necessary, we will even help you file a personal injury lawsuit to resolve your case. You have our word on it.

Take an aggressive stance. Contact Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC. Call (212) 736-0979 and schedule a free consultation. We represent injury victims and their families in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and the rest of New York. Your case truly matters here.