Dockless scooters are appearing on street corners everywhere in Dallas, and most people aren’t mad about it. It’s kind of cool knowing that you have another transportation option waiting for you, literally, when you need it. The convenience and low expense of dockless scooters has made them popular. Plus, they’re fun!
Are there any negatives about electric scooters in your community? Yes, of course; there are pros and cons to everything. Dockless scooting can lead to collisions, and you could be injured while riding a dockless scooter. Like pedestrians, you aren’t well protected when riding a scooter, even if you wear a helmet.
If you are injured, do you have an option to recover compensation for your accident? Of course, you have the option to sue in Dallas for your injuries. You will just need to prove that someone else’s negligent or inappropriate actions were responsible for your injuries.
Who Should You Sue for a Dockless Scooter Accident?
If you were hurt in a scooter accident, you might have a good idea of who caused it. However, the cause of (or person responsible for) an accident is not always apparent.
For example, if you were struck by a vehicle in Dallas while riding a scooter, you might think the driver is to blame. But what if there was a reason the driver lost control of their vehicle? What if that reason was not driver negligence?
Maybe the driver’s brakes went out, causing them to lose control and collide with you. Maybe a negligent mechanic or manufacturing company is responsible and you’re looking at a product liability case.
It’s not always easy to figure out who caused your accident. It will be necessary to investigate your electric scooter accident to find the cause and find evidence that proves your case.
What Are the Benefits to Suing for Your Electric Scooter Injuries?
People file personal injury claims for a variety of valid reasons.
One, you might want justice for the experience itself. When someone wrongs you, you probably want them to pay for their actions.
Two, you might want to ensure that others aren’t hurt, as well. For instance, if your scooter was defective and caused you to crash, you might want all of the dockless scooters examined to be sure that no other scooters are defective.
Three, you probably want to receive financial compensation for the pain of your injuries, the financial expenses you are dealing with, and for the trauma you went through.
Meet with a Dallas Dockless Scooter Accident Lawyer
If you’ve been hurt while riding a dockless scooter, it’s understandable for you to be figuring out your options. Filing a personal injury claim against the person who caused your scooter accident is within your rights. It can be a difficult process, though, so it’s a good idea to work with an attorney.
To discuss your accident and goals for compensation, contact Crain Lewis Brogdon, LLP at 214-522-9404 or complete the internet contact form below. You will receive a free case assessment when you contact a dockless scooter attorney with our Dallas firm.