Tag Archives: Jordan Nelson
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 »
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 »
Cash, Krugler & Fredericks partner Andy Cash appeared on CBS This Morning on November 10, 2014 to discuss the lack of oversight for in-home elevators. The feature focused on the Nelson family, a firm client, whose son Jordan was seriously injured in a rental home last fall. View the segment here.
In our blog “Young Children Sustain the Majority of Elevator Injuries” we wrote about the sad case of 10-year-old Jordan Nelson. The young boy suffered catastrophic injuries in a rental home elevator in Myrtle Beach last Thanksgiving during a family reunion. He is now a quadriplegic and has massive brain damage. Cash, Krugler &… Read More »
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 »
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 »