Woman Wins Millions After Elevator Ordeal

$13 million awarded after mishandling of elevator malfunction lead to partial paralysis of a leg and PTSD


A woman who was seriously injured during a harrowing elevator ride won a $13 million jury award.

Janice Beasley was in the elevator on the upper floors of a Florida high rise building in May 1999 when it began to plummet repeatedly from the 23rd floor down to the basement.