Escalator Injury Attorneys in Manhattan
New York Premises Liability Law Firm
Escalators can be found at almost any mall or airport, as well as many other locations, to assist customers as they move up and down from one floor of a building to another. Escalators are there for the convenience of visitors, but when an accident occurs, it raises the question of who is liable for damages. Accidents that occur on elevators often take place because of the negligence of another passenger of a mechanical malfunction. Accidents can be minor or major and range from a trip and fall incident to a situation where an individual's clothing gets caught in the machinery. A Manhattan escalator injury attorney form our firm can discuss your case with you during a free case evaluation.
Segal & Lax represents clients in Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Manhattan, and the Bronx. Call us today at 800-SMART-LAW.
Legal Assistance from Segal & Lax
Generally speaking, an escalator injury is the responsibility of the property owner who is required to ensure that each piece of machinery is working properly. Comparative fault can take into account the injured party's part in the accident and thus limits the property owner's liability. Escalators are a piece of equipment that requires maintenance and if this routine is ignored, serious injuries can result. At Segal & Lax, our dedicated and knowledgeable attorneys can help you seek the compensation that you and your family deserve.
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If you or a loved one has been injured in an escalator accident, a statute of limitations might apply to your claim. Immediately after the injury takes place, there will be a time limit on how long you have to file a claim. Therefore, it is important to seek experienced legal help from our firm as soon as reasonably possible. Consult with one of our Manhattan escalator accident attorneys to begin the process of getting compensation for your injuries.
Whether a piece of clothing was caught in the escalator or a sudden stop occurred, we can help you investigate your case. Call 800-SMART-LAW today!