Can a Greensboro Personal Injury Attorney Explain the Risk of Riding Electric Scooters in the City?
Yes, of course we can! If you have been walking downtown in Greensboro in the past year, you’ve probably seen all of the electric scooters that are available for people to ride for a small price. You pay by using an app that you can download on your phone and it’s as simple as hopping on the scooter and going. These are an advancement from the bikes that were available to rent in the past. But, with this advancement comes some important precautions that everyone should take before hopping on the electric scooter. If you’ve been injured in accident using one of these scooters, you may want to call a Guilford County personal injury attorney for more information today!
Recent reports have been done nationwide regarding these new electric scooters for rent in downtown areas due to all of the injuries that people have incurred from riding them. Injuries from riding these electric scooters can span from many things including malfunctions with the scooter, driver error, and automobile vehicle driver accidents with the electric scooter. In 2018, there were over 80 electric scooter crashes in Raleigh, Charlotte, Greensboro, and Winston-Salem combined. Fortunately, none of the accidents in North Carolina have been fatal, but people have been severely injured. If you’re riding one of these electric scooters you should always be overly cautious about objects that you may collide into, uneven pathways that could cause you to fall, and especially drivers of motor vehicles. If you’ve been involved in an accident with an electric scooter, you should speak with a Greensboro personal injury attorney today so they can review the details of your case and injury and give you legal options for pursuing compensation for your medical bills.
If you have more questions about electric scooter accidents and options for compensation, call a Greensboro personal injury attorney today! The personal injury attorneys at Garret, Walker, Aycoth, and Olson know the requirements of the law and genuinely care about each case presented to them! Call today at 336-379-0539; we are here to help!