When the electric scooters started showing up in and around this area, the last thing people thought about was that they were going to cause injuries. However, as municipal leaders around the country are finding, electric scooters pose many challenges that were not thought about in the initial excitement of having new transportation options.
Vladimir Tsirkin & Associates understands that there are times when another person’s negligence can cause you harm. Whether you are a scooter rider or a bystander, scooter injuries can be severe and leave long-lasting damage. When you need a Miami Gardens Bird scooter accident attorney, contact us today so we can get to work on securing the compensation you deserve.
Scooters seem to be popping up everywhere and it is likely that they will become a staple of transportation in and around major cities. Touted as great, inexpensive, environmentally friendly ways to get from place to place, cities have allowed companies like Bird to set up with little to no regulations.
All a person needs to do it download the app, press a few buttons, and they can be off zooming down the street.
An intoxicated person can gain access to a Bird scooter just as easily as a sober person can. We have to ask ourselves about how safe this system is, both for the riders and for pedestrians in and around the roadway.
Many cities in the US have banned Bird scooters out of safety concerns. Other places are slowing down the expansion of the industry in their areas as they begin to see the injuries that are occurring. In some cases, there have been fatalities due to scooter crashes.
Who is at risk?
Injuries from scooter injuries can be severe, including:
In the aftermath of a scooter crash, your first step should always be to seek treatment for your injuries. You should also notify law enforcement and obtain copies of all incident reports.
If you or a loved one have been injured in a scooter crash that was due to another person’s negligence, please seek legal assistance. Do not take these injuries or the situation lightly. Vladimir Tsirkin & Associates will be ready to help you recover the compensation you deserve for all of your incident-related expenses. This can include:
Let us handle the insurance companies and other parties when you need a Miami Gardens Bird scooter accident attorney. You can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling 305-831-4333.