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Common Causes of Elevator Accidents

According to FiveThirtyEight, there are more than 76,000 elevators in the New York metropolitan area. And as they are considered one of the safest forms of transportation, we tend to take for granted that the ones we use every day…

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Almost all New York citizens ride an elevator several times a day to get home, to go to work, to visit a friend, or even to go to the dentist. According to FiveThirtyEight, there are more than 76,000 elevators in…

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In light of last week’s gruesome elevator accident, in which a 30-year-old man fell to his death in a Hell’s Kitchen elevator shaft,  we’re going to discuss elevators in general this week. While incidents like this do happen, elevators are still…

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