Stair Accident Lawyers
Injuries Caused From Accidents on Stairs and Escalators
One of the most common injuries in commercial buildings, public venues and even subways are caused by accidents on stairs and escalators. Stair accidents can cause major or minor fall trauma injuries depending upon the intensity or height of the fall. In minor injuries caused by stair accidents, we commonly have strains, bruises and bumps. The major injuries can lead to serious brain injuries, head trauma and bone fractures.
Common children accidents involve stairs, however there are several cases where a child’s shoes or clothing were caught in a moving escalator injuries causing even loss of a limb. There are more and more reports of flip flop and crocs escalator accidents due to their flexible materials. Stair and escalator injuries can be extremely serious and have resulted in even death cases as well.
Whenever a person has a stair accident, no matter how small the effect is, he or she should see a doctor or get first-aid to both document the incident and rule out any internal bleeding.