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Elevator and Escalator Accident Attorney — Delaware

For Injuries Caused by Negligent Maintenance, Broken Cables or Doors, Clothing Caught in Escalators & Sudden Stops or Starts

Elevators and escalators have brought convenience and comfort to generations of American shoppers. Nonetheless, they are complex and dangerous machines that, if poorly designed, constructed or maintained, can cause serious injury or even death. If you or a loved one has been hurt in an accident involving an elevator or escalator, the law office of Michael J. Hood, LLC, can help.

At the office of Michael J. Hood, LLC, we have aggressively protected the rights of personal injury victims in Delaware for more than 31 years. Because of our considerable experience, we understand the impact a personal injury can have on every aspect of your life. We will carefully listen to the details of your story so that we can quickly and accurately assess the merits of your case, as well as any potential pitfalls. We will never mislead you, but will always give you a thorough and realistic assessment of the value of your case, as well as your likelihood of success.

To set up a private meeting with an experienced, skilled and knowledgeable personal injury lawyer, contact the law office of Michael J. Hood, LLC, online or call us at (302) 777-1000. There is no charge or obligation for your first visit.

Our Elevator and Escalator Accident Injury Practice

We offer full-service legal counsel to people who have been injured in an elevator or escalator accident, handling all types of claims, including accidents involving:

  • Failure tocconduct routine maintenance of escalators or elevators, resulting in unsafe wear and tear on cables, doors or other components
  • Sudden stops or starts by an elevator or escalator, causing users to be thrown to the ground or against a wall or barrier
  • Elevator doors opening at inappropriate times, or elevator cars stopping between floors
  • Broken guard rails or parts of escalators, such that shoes or clothing become caught in moving parts

When you retain us to represent you after an escalator or elevator accident, we will fully investigate what happened, traveling to the scene of the accident if appropriate. We will be your advocate with all potentially responsible parties, including insurance carriers, helping you pursue full and fair compensation for all your losses. We handle elevator and escalator accident claims involving all types of injuries, including serious and catastrophic loss, as well as wrongful or accidental death. We will help you pursue damages for all your losses, from lost wages and income or medical expenses to physical pain and suffering.

Contact the Office of Michael J. Hood

We offer a free initial consultation to every client. To schedule an appointment, call our office at (302) 777-1000. Our office is open Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., but we will meet with you evenings or weekends upon request. We will travel to your home or the hospital if necessary.

Michael J. Hood represents injury victims across Delaware including Wilmington, Newark, Middleton, Seaford, Laurel, Milford, Brookside, Claymont, Pike Creek, Wilmington Manor, Elsmere, Edgemoor, New Castle, Chester, Springfield, West Chester and Broomall. Also serving New Castle County, Kent County and Sussex County in Delaware.