Pennsylvania Elevator Accident Lawyers
With over half a million elevators in America and over 100 billion people riding on elevators annually, passenger safety is a critical concern for manufacturers and building owners. Unfortunately, people suffer serious injury or death in elevator accidents every day due to equipment defects and inadequate elevator maintenance.
At Silvers, Langsam & Weitzman, home of MyPhillyLawyer, we represent people and workers injured or killed because of dangerous property conditions, including escalator and elevator accidents. Contact our skilled personal injury attorneys to discuss your legal options that can significantly affect the type of damages you recover in your premises liability claim.
Issues in Elevator Injury Cases
The personal injury lawyers at Silvers, Langsam & Weitzman will launch a thorough investigation into your elevator accident case, uncovering common causes such as:
- Elevators stuck between floors
- Misalignment causing trip and falls
- Sudden speed-ups or slow-downs
- People or clothing caught in closing doors
- Doors opening to an empty shaft
- Plummets down elevator shaft
- Elevator accidents at construction sites
Building owners are responsible for ensuring elevators are properly inspected and maintained according to established laws. We address issues such as building code violations regarding safety or maintenance in a case, as well as possible third party claims against elevator makers for faulty design or manufacturing.
Call Silvers, Langsam & Weitzman Toll Free at 866-920-0352
If you have been injured or you lost a loved one in an elevator accident, contact our law offices to schedule a free initial consultation. If we take your case, you won’t pay us anything until we recover damages for you. Find out what our experienced attorneys can do you.