What are common causes of escalator or elevator accidents?

Some of the more frequent causes we see here at our personal injury firm include the following:

  • Bad wiring
  • Disregard of appropriate repairs
  • Failure to perform regular inspections
  • Inadequate emergency call system
  • Maintenance by unqualified workers
  • Malfunction of the mechanical system
  • Malfunctioning buttons
  • Malfunctioning or broken door
  • Misalignment of the mechanical system
  • Overcrowding
  • Overweight load
  • Poor design
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