Falling unexpectedly to the bottom of an elevator after a free-fall sounds like something out of a horror movie. Unfortunately, for some owners of Waupaca defective elevators, it is a terrifying reality. In 2018, the company issued a recall on popular residential elevators due to faulty gearbox components that caused the systems to fail. Nevertheless, two years later, the Waupaca defective elevators still result in harm to the consumers that use them.
In realty, not only are these Waupaca defective elevators dangerous but the maintenance required to keep them safe is a significant recurring expense. If you own a Defective Waupaca in-home elevator, we can help you pursue the compensation you deserve through a Waupaca elevator lawsuit. Owners of Waupaca defective elevators can contact Timothy L. Miles, Esq., a Waupaca Elevator Lawyer, for a free, no-risk case evaluation today to learn about joining our Waupaca Elevator Class Action.
Why Did the Solution for the Waupaca Defective Elevators Fail?
Rather than repair the Waupaca defective elevators' components directly, allegedly Waupaca decided to find another solution. The company allegedly pushed their authorized dealers to increase the routine maintenance of their products in an effort to keep the Waupaca defective elevators from failing. However, this plan was ultimately unsuccessful as the maintenance procedure allegedly did not contain any explicit evaluation of the defective gearbox in the Waupaca defective elevators.
Their next solution for the Waupaca defective elevators was to push for the installation of an aftermarket brake device that would prevent the elevator cab from crashing if the system failed. However, this product was also faulty and allegedly did little to prevent harm. When Waupaca became aware of the danger, they issued a warning to their customers allegedly containing factually inaccurate information regarding the symptoms of a potential crash including falling unexpectedly to the bottom in these Waupaca defective elevators.
Waupaca was given a chance to recall the defective components that caused their Waupaca defective elevators to become dangerous, yet “inventory restraints” prevented them from providing the correct components to their customers. While this may have caused an issue initially, it shouldn’t have taken two years to address a problem that’s putting consumers at risk and forcing them to have to file a Waupaca Elevator Lawsuit or join the Waupaca Elevator Class Action to seek redress. Call us today, a Waupaca Elevator Lawyer is waiting to speak to you for a free case evaluation about a Waupaca Elevator Lawsuit.
What Can I Do if I Own one of the Waupaca Defective Elevators Subject ro the Waupaca Elevator Recall?
If you own one the Waupaca Defective Elevators do not continue to use the product. While only certain elevator models contain faulty components, you should contact an experienced technician to determine if your elevator is at risk for failure and falling unexpectedly to the bottom.
You should also gather any receipts you have detailing maintenance that was performed on your elevator. The allegedly unnecessary maintenance required by the manufacturer for the Waupaca Defective Elevators was expensive to you, the owner, and you shouldn’t have to bear the expense for their mistake. A Waupaca Elevator Lawyer will be able to assist you in recovering the financial damages resulting from your defective product and file a Waupaca Elevator Lawsuit
Call a Waupaca Elevator Lawyer if You Own One of the Waupaca Defective Elevators about a Waupaca Elevator Lawsuit
If you were physically injured by or burdened with the maintenance and upkeep of your Waupaca in-home elevator subject to the Waupaca Elevator Recall, contact a Waupaca Elevator Lawyer Timothy L. Miles today about a Waupaca Elevator Lawsuit.
Timothy L. Miles, Esq.
Timothy L. Miles is a nationally recognized shareholder rights attorney raised in Nashville, Tennessee. Mr. Miles was recentely selected by Martindale-Hubbell® and ALM as a 2022 Top Ranked Lawyer, 2022 Top Rated Litigator. and a 2022 Elite Lawyer of the South. Mr. Miles also maintains the AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, their highest rating for both legal ability and ethics. Mr. Miles is a member of the prestigious Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers: The National Trial Lawyers Association, a superb rated attorney by Avvo, a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award by Premier Lawyers of America (2019) and recognized as a Distinguished Lawyer, Recognizing Excellence in Securities Law, by Lawyers of Distinction (2019). Mr. Miles hs publeshed over sixty articles on various issues of the law, including class actions, whistleblower cases, products liability, and more.
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