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Escalator & Elevator Accident Lawyers in Boston

Let Us Fight for the Compensation You Deserve

Elevators and escalators are integrated into our everyday lives. Billions of people take the escalator and elevator for work, school, or leisure travel each year. Most of the time, use of them go without incidents. But as uncommon as injuries and deaths are, elevators and escalators pose real serious threats to the general public who uses them and to workers who have the tasks of installing, maintaining, and fixing them.

The elevator and escalator accident attorneys at Mitcheson & Lee LLP in Boston act quickly to get you the compensation you rightfully deserve. Escalator and elevator cases can be extremely complex to litigate, sometimes involving issues of whether the property owner was aware of the dangerous hazards on his or her property, who the liable parties are, and insurance disputes. Our experienced attorneys know where to look for evidence to support your claim. We carefully assess the damages in order to fight for maximum recovery.

Contact Mitcheson & Lee LLP today to arrange your free consultation.

Elevator & Escalator Accident Statistics

According to a research report conducted by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, as much as 31 deaths and 17,000 injured persons every year involve elevators and escalators. Elevators make up the majority of these incidents, accounting for about 90% of the deaths and 60% of the injuries. Maintenance workers are most susceptible to harm because of the increased risk of falling into the elevator shaft or getting stuck between moving parts.

Common causes for harm by escalators and elevators may include, but are not limited to:

  • Inadequate training provided to maintenance crews
  • Inadequate inspections and maintenance of elevators and escalators
  • Entrapment hazards on escalators
  • Lack of fall protections like guardrails, scaffoldings, and warning signage
  • Electrical circuits left on during construction
  • Sudden stops or reversal of direction on escalators
  • Improper wiring of escalators and elevators

Contact Aggressive Injury Lawyers in Boston Today

At Mitcheson & Lee LLP, our knowledgeable escalator and elevator accident attorneys in Boston are ready to fight for your rights. We care about your health and safety. The goal at our firm is to obtain justice and maximum compensation for our clients and their loved ones.

If you or someone you know was injured due to an escalator or elevator, contact us today at (617) 934-3207 to schedule a complimentary consultation.

Real Results from Our Boston Personal Injury Attorneys

See How We Have Helped Our Clients Recover Fair Compensation
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  • $50 Thousand Insurance Policy Limit of $50,000
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What Our Clients

Have to Say About Our Services
  • “I contacted Attorney Lee about a complicated personal injury issue. He represented me and obtained a fantastic result which I was very happy with. I recommend him to anyone looking for an injury lawyer!”

    Former Client

  • “Luke Mitcheson is great! He did a wonderful job with my case and got a great settlement that I was pleased with.”

    Former Client

  • “Luke is respectful, personable, and hard-working. He got me a very fair settlement. It was a pleasure working with him and I would recommend him to family and friends.”

    Wendy

  • “I felt that Attorney Mitcheson was open and honest with me of the process, he was upfront about the cost, the service he would provide and what I would need to do.”

    Zobeida

  • “He was very organized, responded to me in a timely manner, and expressed genuine concern that I receive the proper care and compensation for my injuries.”

    Former Client

  • “The settlement was large and helped bring a measure of closure to a very unfortunate situation.”

    Former Client

  • “Reach out to Luke Mitcheson and he will handle your situation in a professional and fair manner!”

    Former Client

  • “Luke handled a case for us and obtained a very favorable settlement. We were very happy with the service he provided. He communicated each step of the process effectively without overwhelming us.”

    Ian

  • “I wholeheartedly recommend Luke for any personal injury cases that may arise.”

    LaRoy

  • “I am more than satisfied with his attention to my case. I would use his services again and I will continue to refer anyone with similar cases to him.”

    Carmen A.

  • “Although Luke didn't realize it, of all those surrounding me at a time of severe injury, including all health professionals, relatives and friends, Luke was the most respectable and positive of them.”

    S.T.