Personal injury lawyer: Don’t ride an elevator that looks unusual

    What are the chances you will die in a Philadelphia elevator?

    It’s an unlikely and fear-inducing question posed today by Philadelphia magazine’s Victor Fiorillo. And if you take to heart what personal injury lawyer Jeffrey Reiff tells him, you’re bound to be more cautious next time you travel between floors.
    While death may not be imminent every time you step into an elevator, it’s Pennsylvania’s inspection process that Reiff says makes negligence — and therefore, injury — more likely.

    Claustrophobics may soon find themselves taking the stairs with government-phobes and the generally paranoid.

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