Elevator and Escalator Accidents

Personal Injury

Elevator and Escalator Accidents


Have you or a loved one been injured or died as a result of an elevator-related accident? The personal injury attorneys at Ferguson and Ferguson have more than 45 years of experience representing plaintiffs injured in elevator and escalator accidents. If you or a loved one has been injured, we can help. We offer no obligation, FREE CONSULTATIONS, and Huntsvilles only LOWEST FEE GUARANTEE. Call 256-534-3435. We are here to help.

Types of Elevator and Escalator Cases

Some of the types of elevator accident cases we have handled for our clients involve:

  • Sudden acceleration
  • Sudden deceleration
  • Overspeed conditions
  • Defective governors
  • Improper hoist cable maintenance
  • Interlock circuit bypass
  • Communication failure
  • Safety device failure
  • Failure to conduct regular inspections
  • Lack of maintenance
  • Sudden stops
  • Slippery surface of the escalator steps
  • Loose metal teeth on the escalator which get attached to clothing, untied laces, or toes
  • Mis–leveling
  • Elevator falls
  • Falling debris
  • Falls from escalators
  • Inadequate safety guards
  • Clothing entanglements
  • Improper elevator/escalator design or design defect
  • Door entrapment
  • Car entrapment
  • Lack of maintenance
  • Failure to follow laws and regulations
  • Overcapacity
  • Slippery surface of the escalator steps

Damages You Can Recover

The Law Offices Of Ferguson and Ferguson is a experienced elevator and escalator accident law firm with a long track record of obtaining for clients the compensation and accountability they deserve. An individual injured in an elevator or escalator accident may recover damages for the following:

  • Disability and Disfigurement
  • Loss of Consortium
  • Past Medical Bills
  • Lost Wages
  • Mental and Emotional Distress
  • Out of Pocket Expenses
  • Pain and Suffering
  • Property Damage
  • Future Medical Bills
  • Loss of Enjoyment of Life
  • Life Care Expenses
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Punitive Damages
  • Workers Compensation
  • Wrongful Death

Why Hire Ferguson and Ferguson

The law offices of Ferguson and Ferguson takes pride in giving each client individual and personal attention.

  • We are committed to excellent client service.
  • We care about our clients, and have patience.
  • Free phone consultation 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays
  • Free office consultation as late as 7 p.m. and Saturdays also
  • Locations near you
  • You talk to attorneys not secretaries.
  • We answer all our clients calls, or return them promptly.
  • We keep our clients informed of the status of their case.
  • We make sure that our clients understand each step of their case.
  • We have great compassion for the physical, emotional, and financial problems that our clients suffered, and will do everything possible to get them through their difficult time.

Free Consultation

If you’ve suffered serious injuries due to an elevator or escalator accident, the experienced lawyers at Ferguson and Ferguson are here to help. All initial consultations are free of charge. If we take your case, we work on a contingent-fee basis. That means you pay us only if you receive a monetary reward or recovery of fees. Call our Huntsville 24/7 hotline at 256-534-3435 or fill out our online form for an immediate evaluation of your case.