Commonly found in many busy places such as shopping malls, airports, hotels, arenas, stadiums, department stores and train stations, escalators are a part of many people’s daily routines. While they may seem like a safe way to go from one floor to the next, escalators can be very dangerous machines. Children and older adults are particularly vulnerable to escalator accidents, though anyone could suffer serious injuries from a dangerous escalator.
Escalator injuries are a deep concern for the attorneys at Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C. We recently secured a $15 million settlement for the family of a 13-year-old girl who sustained traumatic injuries when her foot became stuck in an elevator that had been in use since 1958 at a Macy’s store in Garden State Plaza.
Our client was far from being the only person who has suffered an escalator accident. In fact, one day before her accident, another customer’s shoe was entrapped by the very same escalator. National statistics show that escalator accidents are tragically common. For example:
You are more than just a statistic if you have been seriously injured on an escalator. The attorneys at Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C., are ready to listen to you describe what happened in detail during a free claim analysis. We will then give you advice about your legal options.
For more than three decades, we have used our legal experience and resources to help injured people. Contact us now to find out how we can help you.