New York, New York (PRWEB) January 10, 2012
A fitness trainer was injured in an elevator accident in his luxury Midtown West apartment building, according to the New York Post (1/6/2012).
In a lawsuit filed in Manhattan Supreme Court, Corey Hill says an elevator he was in went into a free fall before stopping abruptly. Allegedly, Hill suffered neck and back injuries in the New York elevator accident and spent approximately two weeks in the hospital. Now he is “a virtual shut-in” who needs help to get around, reported the New York Daily News (1/6/2012).
Apparently, Hill did not realize he was seriously hurt until the day after the elevator accident in New York when he had trouble walking. He is suing his landlord and two elevator companies who maintain and inspect the building elevators, said the NYDN.
New York personal injury lawyers at The Perecman Firm understand a delay in reporting elevator accident injuries may affect the outcome of a lawsuit.
“If you are in an elevator accident in New York, contact the police and an experienced New York elevator accident lawyer as soon as possible so relevant evidence at the elevator accident scene can be obtained and preserved. A thorough inspection of the elevator accident scene is very important. Photos will need to be taken of the elevator, all of the components and the elevator’s control room. If severe injury or death has resulted from the New York elevator accident, qualified experts may be required,” explained New York personal injury lawyer Perecman, founder of The Perecman Firm, one of New York’s personal injury law firms.
If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a New York elevator accident or personal injury accident, please contact the experienced personal injury lawyers at The Perecman Firm at http://www.perecman.com.
About David Perecman and The Perecman Firm, PLLC:
For the past 30 years, the New York personal injury accident, medical malpractice, construction accident, and auto accident lawyers at The Perecman Firm, PLLC have handled all types of cases including elevator and escalator accidents. David Perecman, founder of the Firm, has been recognized for his achievements as an Honoree in the National Law Journal's Hall of Fame, in New York Magazine's "The Best Lawyers in America" and The New York Times Magazine "New York Super Lawyers, Metro Edition" for the years 2007-2010. The prestigious U.S. News & World Report ranks The Perecman Firm among the top 20 personal injury firms in New York City for 2011-2012.
The Firm has recovered millions of dollars for its clients. Among the more
recent victories, Mr. Perecman won a $15 million verdict** for a construction
accident, a $5.35 million dollar verdict*** for an automobile accident, and a
$40 million dollar structured settlement for medical malpractice****.
The Perecman Firm serves Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island, Westchester, Upstate NY, Morris County, and Rockland County.
**later settled while on appeal for $7.940 million
*** later settled for $3.5 million
**** total potential payout
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