Post: April 29nd, 2009: ERS-2009-04-29 #156 Show Notes

Click Here to download ERS-2009-04-29 #156 We're giving away $100 everyone, plus some great goodies from the companies listed below. This is our way of way of saying thanks for listening each week! I cover more international accidents on this week's show that I think I did all last year.  There are also a couple of articles specifically addressing accountability for building access and ADA.  I think we are going to see a new trend of lawsuits against cities, companies and building owners if elevators are not meeting the needs of those with disabilities.  There's also a cool picture you don't want to miss. Here's a hint, it involves a Porsche and an elevator!

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News Links: Victims Say Popular Crocs Pose Danger United Technologies 1s quarter profit falls Small blaze erupts on 22nd floor at U of Penn Dorm College student charged with arson Schindler reports strong operational performance Disabled residents file lawsuit against city Name an elevator in your honor Minister give ultimatum Man falls to death in elevator shaft Man crushed by elevator Kone to supply elevators for The Shard London Bridge Kone releases interim report for January Goudhurst fundraiser dies in escalator accident Lazy Porsche demands elevator service - Check this photo out! Girl caught between floors.    Elevators at centre of committee meeting More on story above...The Elevator Prison Dawes County Courthouse opens Des Moines City Hall closes elevator for repairs City may face legal action over elevator incident Smallest coffee house in east hall elevator 20 secrets of Disney's Hollywood Studios Blackout traps 20 in Warren Towers SF to pay $92,000 for Stranding Wheelchair-Bound men Embarcadero Station to close for several months $423M Stimulus for public housing NY  Relive the glory of Budapest's 1991 Metro escalator accident MTA shaves cost, features from 96th Street station CBS Outdoor launches new digital escalator format