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victim of an elevator accident

For New York residents, elevators are an extremely necessary form of transportation, and we tend to take for granted that the elevators we use every day are working properly. Unfortunately, malfunctions happen that can cause serious accidents resulting in terrible…

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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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elevator accident

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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