San Francisco Elevator Accident Attorneys
Injured in an elevator in the Bay Area?
Elevators and lifts in office and retail buildings, construction sites and workplaces, apartment buildings, and even aboard ships can cause devastating injuries and fatalities when they fail to perform as intended.
The nation’s 600,000+ elevators cause injuries that send more than 9,800 people to the hospital each year, according to the Consumer Products Safety Commission. This is a disturbing figure.
If you have been injured in an elevator accident, our team at Rouda Feder Tietjen & McGuinn knows what you are going through and can help you throughout every facet of the claims-filing process. With nearly 40 years of experience in personal injury claims, we are prepared to stand by your side in the toughest circumstances.
Common Causes of Elevator Injuries
Automatic doors can malfunction, causing lacerations or amputations. Elevator cars that mislevel or do not properly align with the floor can cause passengers to trip and fall when they exit. Any situation where an elevator malfunctions can set the stage for serious injury.
Common injuries in elevator accidents include, but are not limited to:
- Broken bones
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Neck injuries
- Back and spinal cord damages
If you are injured, we can identify the cause of your elevator accident, as well as all parties who share legal responsibility, including the manufacturer, the installer, and the owner of the elevator.
Our personal injury lawyers in San Francisco can file a premises liability claim to pursue financial compensation for your medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, and lost future earning capacity. Trust in RFTM to advocate on your behalf effectively, compassionately, and tenaciously.
Recent Case Result
- Woman Falls Down Empty Elevator Shaft
- Stacy H. v. Residential Apartment Building
- Resolution: $7 million settlement
Schedule your free initial consultation today to discuss your case with one of our trusted San Francisco elevator accident attorneys.