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What Should Casino Guests Do If They Are Hurt in an Elevator Accident?

A Philadelphia Sheriff’s Department Lieutenant who was severely injured in an elevator accident last summer was finally released from the hospital in late January, highlighting the devastating injuries that victims can suffer in elevator accidents. Here in Atlantic City, as in most major urban areas, people having to ride elevators as part of their day-to-day lives is commonplace, most notably at our many hotels and casinos. Therefore, locals as well as the flood of tourists our city hosts on an annual basis need to be aware of what to do if they or someone they love is injured in a casino elevator accident in New Jersey. Tips for Guests Injured in a Casino Elevator Accident Here are a few tips for what guests should do following a casino elevator accident: The first thing you should do is check to see if you or anyone else is injured and make sure…
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Is It Safe to Ride Elevators in Old Buildings?

A housing complex in New York’s Lower East Side serves as a prime example of how dangerous riding elevators in old buildings can be for residents, staff and visitors. Reportedly, maintenance problems, which have been plaguing the complex for years, have led to the residents of one of the facility’s three 26-story buildings being left without elevator service. This comes on the heels of an elevator accident that took place in another of the apartment complex’s buildings last year that led to the death of a 25-year-old man. This begs the question, what are people supposed to do if they are hurt or someone they love is killed in an elevator accident? What Can I Do If I Am Injured in an Elevator Accident? Victims of elevator accidents and their families may be able to bring those responsible for the incident to justice if negligence was involved. If a person…
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