Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Elevator accident: Something has to be Done

Almost every building and establishment in California, especially Los Angeles, which is at least higher than four floors, has an elevator installed on them to lift passengers up and down.

But oblivious to us is the fact that every year, significant numbers of our fellow “passengers” suffer bodily injuries because of untoward incidents that happened in this great invention – the elevator accident.

In the country, several cases of these elevator accidents have been brought before the court for settlements of claims for damages and other loss. Under the law, you may have a claim from the property owner or proprietor of the building where you sustained injuries because of an elevator accident.

Some was rather very unfortunate to suffer wrongful death.

A substandard construction or failure to maintain the proper standards, building codes, etc. of an establishment will most probably expose its owner/proprietor to liability to persons who suffered injuries due to accident.

If you or a family member suffers this type of accident or anything related to elevator accident, you must seek rightful compensation with the help of an elevator accident attorney or a personal injury lawyer.

The battle may be tough, as to proving and establishing the negligence and liability of the building owner, that proper and efficient representation will be indispensable in each and every case of elevator accident.