Our Denver personal injury lawyers know electric scooters are growing in popularity in Denver. An estimated 2,000 scooters provided by five different companies, including Bird and Lime, are currently operating in the city. Despite efforts by Denver officials to cut down on these vehicles, many residents continue to ride them.
If you suffer injuries due to an electric scooter accident, you may be able to claim compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and more. Contact The Fang Law Firm to begin your path to recovery. Clients choose The Fang Law Firm to represent their scooter accident cases for our years of expertise, knowledge of personal injury law, and contingency fee payment arrangements.
Electric scooters are fun, but dangerous for Denver riders. Ignorance of the laws involving these scooters is a common cause of accidents. According to Denver and Colorado authorities, most electric scooters are known as low-power scooters. Low-power scooters meet the following criteria.
Low-power scooters are subject to special laws in the state of Colorado.
Accidents involving electric scooters are all too common on Colorado roads. Operating these vehicles can be dangerous for a number of reasons.
Because electric scooter operators are unprotected, they can sustain serious injuries in a collision. Injuries sustained in electric scooter accidents can include the following.
If you suffer injuries on an electric scooter due to someone else’s negligence or a faulty scooter, you can file a personal injury lawsuit or insurance claim against the at-fault party. You can potentially file a claim against the at-fault driver, the scooter manufacturer, rental companies, the manufacturer of a defective part, or a government agency responsible for dangerous road conditions.
In these claims, you can collect damages related to the losses you suffered as a result of the accident. These damages can include medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, property damage, and any other loss related to the accident.
Do you need a lawyer for your scooter accident lawsuit or insurance claim? Contact The Fang Law Firm today to schedule your free consultation at our Denver office.