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Escalator Injuries among Children

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There’s a disproportionate number of escalator related injuries among children younger than 5 years. Hand injuries are the most frequent, as fingers become entrapped between the steps and the sidewall. A proper escalator design that redcues the gap between the steps and the sidewall can do much to reduce the chances of entrapment.

It is critically important for an experienced products liability attorney to have an expert view the scene as quickly as possible following such an injury.