ESCALATOR EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Defective Escalator Prematurely Resumes Service Causing Injuries ESCALATOR Expert Case

…  case involves an elderly woman that was injured on an escalator while shopping with her granddaughter. When they arrived at the mall, the escalator at the main entrance was out of order. When they were returning to …

Woman Loses Toe In Retail Store Escalator Accident ESCALATOR Expert Case

Woman Loses Toe In Retail Store Escalator Accident

…  case involves an injury that occurred on an escalator at a department store. A woman who was wearing sandals was ascending …  the third floor of the store. As she was getting off the escalator, the escalator suffered a sharp jerking motion, causing the woman’s …

Allegedly Insufficient Mall Security Blamed For Escalator Accident ESCALATOR Expert Case

…  case involves a man who was severely injured on a mall escalator. The man was descending to the first floor of the mall when several rowdy children began running down the escalator. The children had just come from a sporting equipment store and had …

Girl’s foot severed after getting caught in escalator ESCALATOR Expert Case

Girl’s foot severed after getting caught in escalator

…  at the time. While she and her family were riding the escalator, the girl’s foot became trapped in the escalator. When the girl got near the top of the escalator, her foot became …

Child Loses Toe in Escalator Accident ESCALATOR Expert Case

Child Loses Toe in Escalator Accident

…  her mother in a major department store. While riding the escalator to the third floor, the child’s rubber sandal became entrapped …  severing it. There was no guard between the side of the escalator and the hand rail, which created a three-quarter-inch gap. As a …

Child Loses Fingers in Retail Store Accident ESCALATOR Expert Case

Child Loses Fingers in Retail Store Accident

…  back-to-school items over the weekend. While riding the escalator to the third floor of the store, the escalator‘s movement quickly stopped and restarted, jolting the child forward …

Escalator for Shopping Carts Injures Woman at Supermarket ESCALATOR Expert Case

Escalator for Shopping Carts Injures Woman at Supermarket

…  The supermarket was two stories and had an automated escalator used to transport shopping carts from one floor to the next. The escalator was only for carts, and an adjacent escalator was for shoppers. The …