Get Advice About Your Elevator Accident

Working on elevators presents unique dangers. Construction workers are at risk from falling objects, open shaftways and other hazardous conditions.

If you have been injured in an elevator accident, we can help.

Helping Elevator Accident Victims Since 1965

At Arye, Lustig & Sassower, P.C., we have more than 50 years of experience representing elevator shaft accident victims throughout New York City and the metro area. We are committed to protecting your interests and seeking maximum compensation for your injuries.

We understand that elevator accident injuries, such as broken bones, spinal cord injuries and other serious injuries can have devastating repercussions for your future. Our construction accident attorneys gather medical testimony and reports, eyewitness testimony and other evidence that strengthens your case. We help our clients file successful third-party claims against negligent parties.

Injured in an elevator accident? We can help. We are local leaders in construction accidents. Call us at 800.340.4992 for a free consultation.

Millions Of Dollars Recovered For Seriously Injured Workers

Arye, Lustig & Sassower, P.C., is recognized as one of New York's premier construction accident law firms. We offer effective and quality legal advice backed by many years of experience handling elevator accident cases and our extensive knowledge of construction site regulations. We have obtained successful verdicts and settlements after elevator accidents, including a $4 million settlement for an electrician who fell through sheetrock covering an elevator shaft.

Contact An Elevator Accident Lawyer

If you or a family member has suffered serious injuries in an elevator shaft accident, please contact Arye, Lustig & Sassower, P.C., at our Manhattan offices for a free consultation. To set up an appointment, call us locally at 212.732.4992 or call us toll free at 800.340.4992.

We accept elevator accident cases on a contingency fee basis, so you pay no attorney fees unless we obtain a financial recovery.

Case Results

Since 1965, we’ve recovered over $1 BILLION on behalf of our clients. read more
  • $2.1 million settlement

    for 33-year old electrician who fell from ladder while attempting to fit heavy cable into crown box when cable sprung back and struck him, causing him to suffer left shoulder injury with impingement.

  • $1.6 million settlement

    for 38-year old electrician who slipped and fell on debris on stairway with resulting cervical herniated disc and aggravation of pre-existing arthritic changes.

  • $2.55 million settlement

    for 42-year old electrician who fell into an uncovered, unprotected hole and suffered a severe low back injury with herniated disc(s) that required surgery at L4-5 and L5-S1 levels.

  • $1.75 million settlement

    for 26-year old construction worker who fell through opening in roof and fractured his wrist, requiring surgery with open reduction and internal fixation, external fixation device, and eventual fusion.

  • $2.5 million settlement

    for 38-year old female electrician (with history of prior neck injury) who tripped on uneven Masonite protective floor covering, and suffered neck injury with herniated discs requiring cervical fusion.

  • $1.2 million settlement

    during trial for 40-year old sheet metal worker who was struck in the neck and shoulder by an air conditioning unit and suffered herniated cervical discs and cervical radiculopathy.