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Elevator Accidents

New York City Elevator Injury

Defective and Dangerous Elevators Can Cause Serious Injuries

The New York City elevator injury attorneys at Paris & Chaikin, PLLC, represent people from all walks of life who have been injured by defective elevators and other preventable dangers. We have a strong record of results advocating for personal injury victims in all the boroughs. We handle cases where an individual’s arm or leg is trapped in an elevator door, where a person trips and falls because the elevator does not line up with the floor, and much more.

When something goes wrong, an Elevator accident lawyer NYC will be your guide to get the compensation from start to end.During the course of litigating a case involving an elevator accident, the Elevator accident lawyer at Paris & Chaikin, PLLC, will ensure collecting all the required documents and the evidences to represent you in the courtroom.

We know how to hold the appropriate parties responsible. Depending on the situation, NYC elevator accident lawyer & elevator accident attorneys may be able to bring a suit against:

  • A manufacturer that created defective elevator parts or equipment
  • A service company that failed to have independent inspectors conduct regular and thorough inspections
  • A property owner who fails to maintain the elevator or have it promptly repaired

Elevator Accidents at Construction Sites

Construction workers are at particular risk for elevator and hoist accidents. New York City has strict safety standards and building codes designed to minimize this risk, but serious injuries still occur. Some of the most frequent types of NYC elevator accident injuries result from construction workers:

  • Falling down an elevator shaft
  • Coming in contact with live electrical wires
  • Becoming trapped in an elevator cage
To learn more about your rights after any elevator or hoist accident, call Paris & Chaikin, PLLC, today at (212) 742-0476 for a free consultation. You can also reach us via email. Our lawyers only get paid if we recover compensation for you.

Our Results Speak for Themselves

Millions of Dollars Recovered for the Injured
  • Slip & Fall $11 Million

    A well-known cellist was awarded almost $11 million after a slip and fall in a gourmet food market that resulted in injuries that now hamper her ability to plat the instrument.

  • Pedestrian Knockdown $2.8 Million

    Our client was a pedestrian crossing the street when she was hit by a yellow school bus making a left-hand turn. As a result of the impact, she was forced to fall to the ground and sustained an injury to her shoulder and lower back.

  • Bus Accident $2.1 Million

    A mediated settlement was reached on the eve of trial on behalf of our client who was a driver of a motor vehicle which was struck in the rear by a bus.

  • Pedestrian Accident $2 Million

    Our client, a young boy, was crossing the street near his home on Staten Island when he slipped on ice in the roadway and was hit by a car.

  • Car Accident $1.7 Million

    Our client was an ambulance driver responding to an emergency call. While in the process of making a left-hand turn with the ambulance lights and sirens in operation, he was struck by a vehicle going straight.

  • Truck Accident $1.5 Million

    Our client, a 37 year old man, was struck in the rear by a truck while driving his car and subsequently underwent neck surgery. The defendant claimed our client cut him off.

  • Car Accident $1.25 Million

    Our client was a rear-seat passenger in a motor vehicle that was pulled over on the shoulder of the Staten Island Expressway when it was rear-ended by the defendant in the early morning hours. In the accident, the plaintiff suffered multiple fractures, which required surgery.

  • Slip & Fall $1.2 Million

    Our client tripped and fell coming out of a bar in Staten Island, sustaining injuries to her knee, neck, and back.


Client Testimonials

Real Stories from Real People
  • “For any questions or concerns I had, I could reach out to him anytime. Although Ian was my attorney, everyone in the office kind, generous and friendly to me, like I've known them for years.”

    - Shanee B.
  • “Had an excellent all-around experience! They really cared about my well being from beginning to end. Always available and I would highly recommend them.”

    - Peter M.
  • “Ian & Jason, along with their staff, work tirelessly to ensure you will receive maximum compensation for your injury! They take care of everything from A-Z making the whole process as seamless as possible!”

    - Natanel B.
  • “Best law firm in the state of New York with an awesome staff.”

    - Phil S.

Why Hire Paris & Chaikin, PLLC?

Your Recovery is Our Priority
  • Concierge-Level Service

    Our commitment to taking care of our clients is unrivalled. We even offer a luxury car service to take clients to and from our office.

  • Maximum Recovery

    Our legal team not only strives for victory, but also takes every conceivable step to maximize your recovery in the process.

  • Access to Experts

    We hire the best in the field and work with top experts, specialists and investigators to fight for the recovery that you deserve. 

  • Individualized Legal Care

    We are committed to providing you with undivided attention & to tailoring our approach to the needs of your case.

  • Client-Centered Approach

    For our firm, it is not about the money - we take profound joy in helping you get the justice that you deserve.

  • A Proven Record of Results

    Our fearless attorneys are not afraid to go to trial & have recovered millions of dollars in recoveries for injured clients. 

Meet Our Attorneys

Our attorneys are fearless advocates who aren't afraid to battle the insurance companies to recover the compensation you deserve.