What are common causes of escalator or elevator accidents? | Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

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