As more people move to Florida there is an increased demand to make buildings taller and of course this means there is a greater need for elevators. Elevator maintenance is highly regulated but even still elevator accidents occur more often than we’d like to think. An elevator accident can cause serious injuries that need urgent medical care. Some injuries can worsen over days and weeks. This is the case with spinal disks herniations. Using an elevator lawyer is crucial in order to receive the proper compensation you deserve. James Piccolino is a Florida lawyer who has experience with elevator accidents and knows how to go after the responsible party which is usually an insurance company.
If you have suffered an elevator accident or know someone who has call James Piccolino now. James Piccolino has years of experience helping victims of personal injuries recover compensations. You can reach James Piccolino online or by calling 844-4 JAMES P (844-452-6371)
Here is a list of common elevator accidents
- Elevator falling into shaft
- Moving too fast
- Defected doors
- Elevator stops between doors
- Design defect
- Sudden drop
- Tripping hazards
The last elevator case James Piccolino worked on was caused by the elevator dropping too quickly and suddenly. This incident caused the victim to suffer from serious neck and back pain resulting in 5 herniated disks. An elevator accident can cause many different injuries in addition to neck and back injuries such as head/brain trauma, strains and sprains, fractured bones among others. Since an elevator malfunction can cause serious injuries even death it is important to work with the right attorney. James Piccolino will complete a thorough investigation to find who is at fault. The party at fault is usually an insurance company and in an elevator case the policy may be very large. For example, this last case James Piccolino worked on had a maximum limit of $1,000,000.
It is important to know that you may not even be sure why the accident occurred in the first place or even the extent to you injuries. Since James is a Miami elevator accident attorney, he will be able to help you find who is at fault, and guide you in determining the value of your case.
It should be understood by the reader of this article that the foregoing illustration is subject to different interpretations in each particular case that may arise and no one reading this article should attempt to apply his own particular situation to the principles described herein.