UPDATE: Response of Vrbo, Airbnb, and TripAdvisor to CPSC

Following the recent tragic death in a home elevator in North Carolina, the CPSC last week sent a letter to a number of vacation rental businesses urging them to notify all renters of the dangers ..

UPDATE: CPSC Urges Vacation Rental Business To Disable Home Elevators

For the first time ever, the CPSC issued a press release urging vacation rental businesses to immediately disable home elevators until they have been properly inspected.  The letter that was issued earlier today to companies ..

HUGE VICTORY! CPSC Sues ThyssenKrupp Access to Force Full Recall & Repairs of Home Elevators

On July 7, 2021, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that it was taking the rare step of filing a lawsuit against ThyssenKrupp Access in an effort to force the home elevator manufacturer to ..

Huge Victory! CPSC Issues First-Ever Recall For Home Elevators!

As reported yesterday by the Washington Post, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) voted earlier this week to issue its first-ever safety recall for residential elevators (link to article).  The recall was by agreement ..

Boston Woman Killed in Elevator Accident

Tragically, on Monday evening another person lost their life as a result of an elevator accident.  According to news reports, on September 14, 2020, a 38-year-old woman died as a result of a falling elevator at ..

Washington D.C. Woman Killed in Elevator Accident

Again, how many people have to die or suffer catastrophic injuries before the elevator industry takes action?  As most of us are sheltering in place in our homes, yet another person has lost their life ..