Elevator Accidents

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When most people think of elevator accidents, the worst-case scenario often comes to mind, with the elevator plunging multiple stories. These types of accidents usually result in significant injury or death. But there are other, smaller elevator accidents that still injure many people every year. Of these, two common accidents…

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Six teenagers trying to make a difference in the world were injured on a trip to New Orleans. The teens were volunteering in the area hoping to help families still recovering from the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina. On July 20th, they boarded an elevator, only to have the elevator…

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A tragic situation in Boston has left a young woman in critical condition. Lizzy Scotland, 22, plunged two stories after damage to an elevator door left an opening large enough for a person to fall through. The family has asked for prayers and privacy, desperately hoping their loved one will…

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In March of 2014 a 12-year old girl was seriously injured in an elevator-related accident in Soho. She had fallen 25 feet from the first floor to the sub-basement below. The elevator had been out of service. This youngster is very lucky that the elevator was not operating when she…

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