Another Child Critically Injured in Home Elevator Accident in St. Petersburg, Florida

Tragically, yet another child is in critical condition as a result of a residential elevator accident.  According to news reports, the incident happened last night around 7:30 p.m. at a home in the 800 block ..

Home Elevator Companies Issue Recalls! 

As reported by The Washington Post on Tuesday, three elevator companies issued a recall of their residential elevators in an effort to address the known hazards their elevators pose to children. The companies are Bella ..

Student Athlete Killed in Atlanta Elevator Accident

Yesterday evening, an 18-year-old young man was killed in an elevator accident at student housing for Champion Prep Academy in Atlanta, Georgia. According to Atlanta CBS46, the young man was a football player who just ..

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 ..