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 ..

Woman Killed in Home Elevator Accident in Texas

Tragically, on Friday a woman died as a result of an elevator accident in Crystal Beach, Texas.  According to news reports, two women were in an outdoor home elevator when as the elevator ascended, the exterior ..

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 ..