Compensation for a public elevator malfunction

In general, using an elevator is perfectly safe and they can be relied upon to support great weights on a regular basis. As well as this they are a very useful means of transporting your goods to areas and levels that previously would have been inaccessible such as in work, shops and supermarkets, airports, hotels and car parks. Unfortunately however, mistakes can happen and as a result you may become seriously injured if the machinery is not correctly maintained and checked for safety.

It is the responsibility of the owner of the property to ensure that the machinery is maintained to a high standard and that it can perform tasks that it is required to do, so if you feel that this hasn’t been the case and you have been injured then you could be able to make a claim for compensation. It is imperative that stores or other such places provide you with safe equipment, so if this isn’t the case then you shouldn’t have to suffer in silence.

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Where could mistakes have been made here?

If you have been injured as a result of a public elevator malfunction then you could be entitled to make a claim, with some common examples of where you could claim including:

·         Claims if you are injured as a result of collapsed machinery

·         Claims if you suffer spinal injuries

·         Claims if you fall from collapsed machinery

·         Claims against a failure to provide safety equipment

·         Claims if the machinery was damaged.

Who could be at fault here?

If you have been injured as a result of a public elevator then you could be entitled to receive a huge pay-out, such is the severity of the incident as you could be left with life-changing injuries. In an event such as this, you could look to make a claim against either the company where it took place or the operator who failed to uphold the safety regulations. f you believe that negligence has occurred and you have been injured as a result, then you could be entitled to make a claim for compensation.

Can I work with Manners Pimblett to claim back what I’m entitled to?

If you are looking to make a claim for compensation but you are unsure of how to go about it, then why not seek out the help of experienced professionals? Here at Manners Pimblett we have some of the best minds in the industry who will work closely with you throughout the case to ensure that you recieve the compensatioin you deserve.

For more information on how we can help you, contact one of our team members on 0845 077 0772 and let us work with you on your next case.

 

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