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Escalator & Elevator Injuries

Elevators and escalators are meant to offer a convenience to people visiting office buildings or patronizing stores, but if these large pieces of equipment are not routinely maintained they can become a source of injury or even death in serious cases.

Many of the injuries that occur on elevators or escalators are the result of malfunctions due to daily wear and tear. The building owner may have been negligent if he or she failed to keep the equipment in safe, working condition. If you or someone you love has been seriously injured on an escalator or elevator which was not maintained by the building owner or manager, contact the Sheboygan personal injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® today at (920) 459-8000 for a free case evaluation.

Building Owner Responsibility

The owners of buildings which contain escalators, elevators or both are responsible for:

  • Performing routine maintenance procedures
  • Abiding by the advice or recommendation of escalator or elevator maintenance contractors
  • Reporting any problems with the elevators or escalators to the maintenance company
  • Keeping detailed records of all injuries – even small ones – that occur on escalators or elevators

Failing to keep elevators and escalators safe for tenants is a serious form of negligence that may be punishable in a court of law.

Contact Us

If you or someone you love has been seriously injured on an elevator or escalator that was not properly maintained, contact the Sheboygan premises liability lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at (920) 459-8000 to discuss your case with an experienced legal professional.