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Recent Elevator Explosion Highlights Hidden Hazards

By Cash Krugler Fredericks |

An explosion recently shook the Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia, PA. It was not a bomb that blew out windows and caused a forced evacuation of the building, but an elevator malfunction so powerful that it caused damage from the top of the 17-story building down to its basement. Only two people were injured,… Read More »

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This Spring Break, Go the Extra Mile to Be Safe

By Cash Krugler Fredericks |

If you’re headed to the beach or another vacation destination this spring, Cash Krugler Fredericks has some tips to help keep you and your family safe. If you’re driving, make sure you have the proper automobile insurance before you hit the road. You might think you’re covered, but your coverage may be inadequate. One… Read More »

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A Firm with Atlanta Roots and Nationwide Reach

By Cash Krugler Fredericks |

Cash Krugler Fredericks is an Atlanta-based law firm that represents victims and their families who have been seriously injured or killed as a result of the negligence or intentional misconduct of others. We love Atlanta and practicing in Georgia, but because of our expertise and willingness to tackle complex cases, we frequently accept and… Read More »

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Cash Krugler & Fredericks Obtains Another Major Settlement in Elevator Accident Case

By Cash Krugler Fredericks |

After 3 year old Jacob Helvey was catastrophically injured in a home elevator on Christmas Eve of 2010, his parents came to us with one wish – that this type of tragedy would never happen to another child. After litigating and ultimately resolving the Helvey case, our firm traveled to Washington, D.C. to present… Read More »

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Going up? What You Need to Know About the Risk of Home Elevators

By Cash Krugler Fredericks |

Thanksgiving is a time to visit and celebrate with family and friends. If you’re going to celebrate the holiday at someone else’s home or at a vacation rental, make sure to check if they have an elevator. A home elevator may seem extravagant, but many beach and vacation homes have them. When you (and… Read More »

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Stuck in An Elevator? Follow These Rules

By Cash Krugler Fredericks |

An unexpected power outage in Berkeley, California and the surrounding area left 38,000 people in the city without power recently. Though the outage was relatively short (people were without power for a little over an hour) it was a busy time for first responders. While the power was out, there were five separate elevator… Read More »

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Elevators: Residents Live in Fear

By Cash Krugler Fredericks |

Residents of resettlement apartments in Vietnam expressed their anxiety and disappointment in faulty and inadequately maintained elevators. In elevators online on Tuoi Tre News, several residents admitted to living in fear of the building’s elevators. The residents reported that elevators have malfunctioned, causing injuries, leaving people trapped inside, or they have even fallen down… Read More »

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Our Partnership with The Safety Institute

By Cash Krugler Fredericks |

Cash, Krugler and Fredericks began with a mission of service to our clients. Many of our clients come to us after traumatic events, seeking help for the life-altering changes they face in the future. After Jacob Helvey sustained permanent and catastrophic brain damage in a preventable home elevator accident, his family turned to us… Read More »

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Child Dies in Home Elevator Accident

By Cash Krugler Fredericks |

A 12 year-old boy in Bradenton, Florida has died in yet another horrific home elevator accident. According to officials, Maxwell E. Grablin was searching for his pet hamster in the home’s elevator shaft when the elevator descended. He was crushed and pronounced dead on the scene by emergency responders.  His father, Patrick J. Grablin,… Read More »

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Elevators Can Be Dangerous to Dogs, Too

By Cash Krugler Fredericks |

Nancy Husky, who lives in Maryville, TN, was taking her beloved dog Charlie on a walk when she got on an elevator in her apartment building. She thought Charlie was with her, but the doors shut on the leash and he was caught on the other side. As the elevator rose, the dog was… Read More »

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