A New Jersey family whose son got his foot stuck in a mall escalator and had to have his toes amputated has filed a lawsuit.
Celestino Rivas and Maria Jimenez say in the suit filed last month that their then-7-year-old son was left disabled and disfigured by the December 2014 accident at the Oxford Valley Mall in Pennsylvania.
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The Simon Property Group owns the mall and declined to comment. The Schindler Corp. made the escalator and didn't respond to calls seeking comment.
NJ.com reports (http://bit.ly/2jvjcnn) that the boy's right foot was dragged into a gap between the step he was standing on and the edge of the escalator.
He later had to have the toes on his right foot amputated.
Information from: NJ.com, http://www.nj.com