Update: Otis Elevators Recalled for "Risk of Serious Injury or Death to Young Children"
Otis Elevator Company is recalling about 5,000 Otis and CemcoLift Private Residence Elevators after the company received at least 4 reports of "... an Otis or CemcoLift private residence elevator that resulted in a crushed spine and abdomen, fractured hip, broken arm and feet, and bruising to the face and chest," according to the CPSC. The recall affects Otis private residence elevators purchased before 2012 and CemcoLift private residence elevators purchased from 1999 to 2012. This recall began on December 17, 2020.
What's the Problem?
This CPSC Recall affects traction residential elevators with models LLT-952, LLT-953, LLT-954 and LLT-955, which were shipped and installed between January 2014 and April 2017.
CPSC is aware of at least 6 reports of a failure in the motor gearbox assembly.
The recalled elevators were sold at Residential Elevators’ dealers and home builders nationwide from January 2014 through April 2017 for between $18,000 and $50,000.
If you purchased an elevator that is affected by this recall, you should stop using it immediately and contact Residential Elevators to schedule a free repair.
This recall began on September 10, 2020.
Do I Have a Residential Elevator Recall Lawsuit?
The Products Liability Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Residential Elevator Recall Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new injury cases in all 50 states.
If you or a loved one was injured by a recalled elevator, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.