Elevator and escalator accident reconstruction and litigation
The authors will guide you as you make your decision to take or reject the case, and their experience will give you the basic understanding of the issues you need to proceed with confidence. The key questions are: what caused the accident, and what were the contributory factors? Some accidents have an element of "in the wrong place at the wrong time" about them, and others have an element of disregard for the equipment involved. Sadly, others fall into the category of sheer negligence or incompetence. This book will help you tell the difference. The authors have had the unpleasant task of investigating numerous elevator and escalator accidents. Their expertise will guide you as you make your decision to take or reject the cases, and their experience will give you the basic understanding of the issues you need to understand to proceed with confidence.
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Elevator and Escalator Accident Reconstruction and Litigation
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