Scooter Accident Attorney in California

Scooter Accident in California

Electric scooters have become a regular sight in Los Angeles and throughout Southern California. Wherever bars, tourist areas, restaurant street walks, or other heavily foot-trafficked areas are found, electric scooters can now be found. They provide an easy, cost-effective mode of transportation in congested cities and, they are readily available on many street corners.

However, just because they are easy to access does not mean they are without risk. Electric scooter accidents are becoming more and more prevalent across the Los Angeles area. Scooters can be dangerous to ride, especially because riders tend to ignore helmet requirements.

Moreover, people leave scooters almost anywhere, creating hazards for pedestrians, bike riders, and drivers on California roadways.
The increased popularity of electric scooters on the road/sidewalks has led to a higher risk for injury caused by a scooter accident.

Being involved in any kind of accident is scary and incredibly stressful and following the incident you might feel unsure of what you should do next.
At Soho Law, we’re dedicated to helping you receive the justice you are entitled to under the law and fighting for maximizing the compensation you deserve. Call us now at 310-803-9560 for a FREE CONSULTATION

What Can Cause a Scooter Accident?

There are many possible reasons for scooter accidents. Scooter drivers are much more exposed during an accident, which means they are at a higher risk for serious, life altering injuries. Some of the most common causes of scooter accidents are listed below:

– Inattentive drivers who fail to keep a lookout for a scooter.

– Lack of proper maintenance on the road or the sidewalk

– Defects with the scooter

Proving Negligence in Scooter Accidents

The key to proving most personal injury cases, especially a scooter injury claim, is negligence.

Negligence is when a party (usually an individual or some kind of entity) has a legal obligation to exercise reasonable care for the safety and wellbeing of others, but they fail to use reasonable care. When it comes to bicycle accidents, drivers on the road have the responsibility to operate their vehicles safely in a way that does not harm those around them.

There are several factors to consider when proving such negligence causes a bicycle accident, including:

  • Proving that one party failed to oblige and violated their “Duty of Care”.
  • Providing that there was “causation” and that the guilty party cased or was a substantial factor in causing the injury.
  • Proving that your damages were result or consequence of the other party’s failure to act properly.

Reach out to a California Personal Injury Attorney Immediately!

When choosing a personal injury attorney for your accident, it is important to know what kind of trial experience your lawyer can offer if your case does require litigation.

It is stressful to sustain a personal injury. But filing a personal injury case when it’s a scooter accident is always even more challenging. The legal framework and process can be tiresome to navigate and there’s more than just the at-fault party to deal with. At Soho Law, we prioritize your health and well-being while gathering all the facts for your case. We will handle the process from the beginning and fight for your rights to maximize the compensation you receive.

We work on a contingency fee basis, which means you owe us nothing unless we win your case. With offices in California and New York, we work tirelessly and fight for your rights while you recover. Call us now at 310-803-9560 or click here to fill our contact form for a FREE CONSULTATION.