One of the most serious and deadly defects that can occur in an elevator is malfunctioning of the door sensors. When the doors fail to sense a person, limb or even clothing, the doors will shut, causing serious crushing injuries and can even drag a person, killing him or her. These cases almost always involve severe injuries related to limbs or result in the untimely death of a loved one.
If you or a loved one was injured or killed in an elevator door accident, seek legal representation immediately. At The Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP, we have successfully sued owners of buildings and other properties whose negligence caused serious injury to others. We are very thorough in our assessment of each case that is brought to our attention, and we will provide you with an honest analysis of the merit of your case and whether or not to pursue a premises liability or wrongful death claim.
Our New York defective elevator door injury attorneys will take care of everything for you. Contact us today for a free case evaluation.
There are many reasons an elevator door can be defective. From broken door sensors to nonexistent door sensors, to elevators that have undergone inadequate maintenance or owners failed to maintain the elevator at all, we will review the facts of your elevator accident to determine all negligent parties. In some cases, there are multiple parties such as when both the property owner and the manufacturer of the elevator contributed to the defect of the elevator door.
Elevator door accidents cause some of the most gruesome accidents and injuries, including:
In the event that you have lost a loved one, we can file a wrongful death claim on his or her behalf. The loss of a loved one to such a traumatic accident that should have been prevented is unimaginable. Let our compassionate and experienced attorneys handle all legal matters on behalf of you and your family during this very difficult time.
We take each and every client’s case very seriously and are committed to providing the personalized and compassionate legal services that he or she deserves.
Call The Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP, at 516-358-6900 for a free consultation with our New Hyde Park elevator door accident lawyers, or email us and we will respond immediately.