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Elevator Accidents

New York Elevator Accident Lawyers

Many buildings and elevators in New York City date back to the turn of the century.  Elevators may not be up to code - requiring immediate maintenance that can be overlooked by property owners.  When an individual is injured in an elevator accident that is due to a property owner's negligence, that individual may be entitled to compensation.  At LaRock & Perez, L.L.P., we help people who have been injured in elevator accidents obtain fair compensation.
Were you or a family member injured in an elevator accident?  Contact an attorney from our firm for the answers and help you need.

Hazardous conditions can lead to elevator accidents

The Elevator Advisory Council and the Buildings Department recommend that older elevators are retrofitted with Z-brackets and kickstops.  These simple steps can reinforce old elevator doors, which can give way if a person applies enough force.  It is also requires that property owners respond to safety violations and take measures to maintain elevators.  Poorly maintained elevators can lead to occurrences of the following:
  • Misleveling Elevator - resulting in trips and falls
  • Sudden drops - resulting in serious neck and back injuries
  • Sudden Closing doors - resulting in crush injuries to the body
  • Jammed doors
Elevator accidents at construction sites

Our firm represents construction workers who are injured in elevator accidents at the job site.  We provide vigorous representation to injured construction workers, recognizing that any injuries, medical bills and missed time from work can cause financial hardship.  We can pursue fair and maximum compensation on your behalf.

If you or someone you know has been injured in an elevator accident, or if you have lost a loved one in a fatal elevator accident, contact LaRock & Perez, L.L.P to arrange a consultation.

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LaRock & Perez, L.L.P.
42 Broadway, Suite 1927
New York, NY 10004

LaRock & Perez, L.L.P. is a personal injury law firm located in New York, NY.  We represent clients throughout New York City, including the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan and Staten Island, and other cities including Long Island and Greenpoint.  Our representation extends throughout New York County, Bronx County, Kings County, Richmond County, Nassau County and Suffolk County.  Additionally, we represent motorists, pedestrians and others who are injured on highways such as Brooklyn Queens Expressway, Cross Bronx Expressway, Queens Boulevard, Grand Concourse, Atlantic Avenue, Linden Boulevard, Flatbush Avenue, Long Island Expressway, FDR Drive and West Side Highway.

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