Escalators have granted critical convenience of travel between floors inside almost every establishment – retail, commercial, or public, such as airports and hospitals. Through time, however, it has become apparent that great injury can occur when an elevator or escalator is defective or has not been maintained. Sadly, several fatalities have already been recorded due to non-work-related escalator accidents.
The most common escalator defects that increase the risk of incidents and deaths are:
Sadly, incidents caused by a defective escalator would not have happened if the property manager or owner had not failed to ensure that escalators were in their optimum conditions when in operation. To seek the assistance of a defective escalator attorney in Wisconsin, consult with our team of premises liability attorneys at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® by calling (414) 271-0900 today.