Elevator & Escalator Accident Lawyers in Laurel

Working Tirelessly to Hold The Responsible Party Accountable

According to the data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Consumer Product Safety Commission, elevator and escalator accidents cause serious injuries to about 17,000 Americans each year. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident involving elevators or escalators, reach out to McGowan & Cecil, LLC immediately. In addition to working to hold the property owner or manager responsible for your injuries, our Laurel premises liability attorneys will conduct a thorough investigation in search of any other party or parties liable for the elevator or escalator accident. It is absolutely critical to preserve the elevator or escalator and have our investigators determine the cause of the catastrophe after an accidental injury.

We provide free consultations to all our clients. Call today at (301) 761-2007 to schedule yours.

Common Causes of Elevator/Escalator Accidents

Escalators and elevators in public buildings are considered to be "common carriers," which means that owners and managers owe a high duty of care to users. People in charge of installing and maintaining escalators and elevators are required to keep them inspected and in good repair. Management should also take note of any conditions around the elevators or escalators that might lead to accidental injuries.

The most common causes of elevator and escalator accidents include:

  • Tripping hazards
  • Fall hazards such as defective elevator doors or missing steps on escalator tracks
  • Equipment malfunction
  • Poorly designed equipment
  • Poorly executed inspections, maintenance or repairs
  • Improperly trained personnel

Our experienced Laurel injury attorneys at McGowan & Cecil, LLC can advise you after an elevator or escalator accident on how to pursue compensation for your injuries and losses.

Put McGowan & Cecil, LLC On Your Side

Our Laurel injury attorneys serve clients throughout the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area. We provide free consultations and handle premises liability and disability claims on a contingency fee basis, so we require no legal fee from clients until we recover their compensation.

To learn more about how McGowan & Cecil, LLC can help you with your premises liability claim in Maryland or to schedule a free consultation, contact our office at (301) 761-2007.

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