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Elevator Jolting

By Michael Vallone, C.E.I.
Expert Article

Elevator experts are often contacted about an elevator “jolting.” Jolting is a term used by plaintiffs for a variety of ride quality issues that are experienced while riding an elevator.…

Elevator Door Strikes

By Michael Vallone, C.E.I.
Expert Article

Door strikes are one of the most common elevator injuries. A door strike can cause passenger injuries due to being knocked over, into other passengers/objects, or being caught in the elevator doors.…

Elevator Leveling

By Michael Vallone, C.E.I.
Expert Overview

Misleveled cars are one of the most common causes of elevator related injury. An elevator is considered misleveled if the elevator floor (car sill) is not level with the landing floor, creating a trip…