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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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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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Home Elevators: What You Should Know to Prevent Accidents

By Cash Krugler Fredericks |

A home elevator can mean independence for permanently or temporarily disabled people and can prolong the number of years older adults are able to live in their homes. They can be useful for transporting large items in multi-story homes. Home elevators, once an oddity, are increasingly popular, even trendy. The cost of the technology… Read More »

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The Emmy-Winning Series on Elevator Accidents

By Cash Krugler Fredericks |

In recent posts, we’ve referred to the series that aired on FOX-5 after we alerted investigative reporter Dana Fowle to the dangers many home elevators can pose to children. We have been actively involved in getting the word out about the potential dangers of home elevators after representing the Helvey family, whose son Jacob… Read More »

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Family Shares Tragic Story to Prevent More Elevator Accidents

By Cash Krugler Fredericks |

When tragedy strikes, we’re sometimes forced to quickly transition from shock to action. Communities and families set about mending what can be mended and reconstructing their lives in new circumstances. Personal misfortune often leads to a fierce resolve to create change – we don’t want others to suffer as we have. For Brandi and… Read More »

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Elevator Accidents are Totally Preventable: Help Us Spread the Word

By Cash Krugler Fredericks |

My partners and I became passionate about elevator safety after the Helvey family retained us as their lawyers. No child should ever be injured in a preventable elevator accident. My partners and I are family men, each with children, so these cases resonate even more for us. We’ve presented evidence about the risk of… Read More »

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Young Children Sustain The Majority of Elevator Injuries

By Cash Krugler Fredericks |

Cash, Krugler & Fredericks represents victims and families who have been seriously injured or killed as a result of the negligence or misconduct of others. We have handled many tragic cases, but one of the more heart-wrenching cases involved a family devastated by an elevator accident that catastrophically injured their young child. Brandi and… Read More »

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