An 8-year-old girl was seriously injured when her foot and leg got caught in an escalator at a New Jersey Macy’s yesterday.
A bystander then pressed the emergency stop button to shut down the escalator, and rescue workers had to dismantle the landing area of the escalator to free her leg.
Our attorneys at Morgan Levine Dolan have handled many cases involving elevators and escalators and injured children and adults. There are several maintenance and inspection requirements for companies which are contracted to perform work. We obtain all records involving the malfunctioning escalator or elevator to prove accidents were avoidable if proper maintenance had been done.
If you or a loved one has been injured in an escalator accident, contact Duane Morgan of Morgan Levine Dolan today.