Family of Escalator Accident Victim Files Lawsuit Against Alaska Airline

The family of an elderly woman who died of her injuries after an escalator accident at the Portland, Oregon airport recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the airline and its wheelchair assistance contractor over ..

Common Causes of Elevator and Escalator Injuries

Busy cities rely on escalators and elevators to help move people swiftly and safely from one place to another. However, as much as we rely on these machines to help us keep up with our ..

Elevator Emergencies

Last month an 82-year-old man in Denver was found dead in an inoperable parking garage elevator at an apartment complex undergoing renovations.  Preliminary reports indicate that the man summoned help twice by pushing the emergency ..

Escalator, Elevator, and Moving Walkway Accidents

  Escalators, elevators, and moving walkways help move large quantities of people from place to place, helping keep crowds flowing and moving towards another floor or exit. Found in shopping centers, airports, railway stations, subway stations, ..

Riding an Escalator Can Be Dangerous

An escalator is a moving staircase, found in buildings and public spaces like airports, shopping centers, and train stations.  Escalators assist in transporting people from one floor to the next with little effort by the ..