Are e-Scooter rental companies liable for accidents?
In short yes but the laws governing scooter accidents are more complex than, for example, an auto accident. That is why, more than ever, you need a top electric scooter lawyer like Mauro Fiore Jr and his talented team. Scooter companies make you sign a waiver when you set up account that does affect some of the legality on who is responsible. That does not mean the electric scooter companies are out of the murky waters, more so that more diligence is needed which include: pedestrians, scooter driver, actual scooter, road conditions, scooter manufacturer etc. It is highly suggested to call a top electric scooter law firm like the Law Offices of Mauro Fiore Jr now to get a free consultation on your case.
What injuries are possible in a scooter accident?
Almost any injury is possible on a scooter accident from back and bone injuries to as severe as head trauma and even death. For this reason, it is always highly advised to wear a helmet and maintain the safest standards of riding an electric scooter. Still injuries can still happen despite perfect driving including road condition, pedestrians and damaged/faulty scooters.
I was injured in an accident while riding a scooter. What should I do?
The first thing to do is assess your own injuries. If you feel any pain it may be best for you to stay put until help comes. If you can, call the proper authorities to aide you. Once you can it is best to document everything including photos of the road conditions, scooter or anything that may have affected your electric scooter injury. In addition, if another vehicle or pedestrian caused the accident get all relevant information including identification and insurance. Next make sure to get the information or testimony of anyone that witnesses the accident. Finally, it is paramount to get a top electric scooter attorney with a proven track record of taking on these scooter companies and insurance companies. The Law Offices of Mauro Fiore has settled over $250,000,000 for our clients many of whom were injured in electric scooter accidents. Contact us now for a free consultation of your injury claim.