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If you’ve walked around Atlanta lately, you’ve seen electric scooters everywhere. Electric scooters provide cheap and essential transportation. However, if you rent an electric scooter, you should carefully use it. If you’re injured in a scooter accident that wasn’t your fault, you should hire an Atlanta scooter accident lawyer.

Our Atlanta motor vehicle accident lawyers have successfully helped many scooter accident victims. We’ll deliver the best customer service and the greatest result. Our prior victories and our 5-star client reviews validate that promise.

Call us today at (404) 939-9470. Also, you may fill-out our online contact form to schedule a free case review. If you’ve got questions, we’ve got the answers.

Common E-Scooter Accidents

Electric scooter manufacturers don’t require their users to complete a training course. Therefore, many scooter users cause accidents. Here are the ways that scooter accidents typically occur:

    • Scooter Instability

Scooters can’t absorb impacts from cracks, bumps, and potholes. The scooter’s wheels are tiny and they’re covered with a thin rubber strip. Therefore, a scooter may eject its user if it clips an uneven sidewalk or pothole.

    • Missing Protective Gear

Most scooter users don’t wear protective gear. When scooter users don’t wear helmets, they may suffer traumatic brain injuries. Scooter users also break bones when they don’t wear knee or elbow pads.

    • Excessive Scooter Speed

It’s thrilling to zoom around on electric scooters. However, users that speed harm themselves, as well as nearby pedestrians.

    • Low Visibility

Scooters are only slightly elevated above the ground. Therefore, many car and truck drivers don’t spot them until it’s too late.

Common E-Scooter Injuries

Scooter users often suffer serious injuries because they don’t wear protective gear. For instance, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, e-scooters caused 50,000 emergency department visits and at least 27 fatalities between 2017 and 2019. Our Atlanta scooter accident lawyers help clients that have suffered the following injries:

Potential Scooter Accident Compensation

Scooter collisions often cause devastating financial consequences. For instance, you might be unable to work for an extended time period. You might lose your job. You might have to file bankruptcy and go on Medicaid and food stamps if your medical bills are huge.

During that traumatic time period, it’s critical that you hire an Atlanta scooter accident lawyer. Graham Scofield Injury Lawyers will help you recover compensation, such as:

      • Past, current, and future medical bills
      • Lost wages and diminished earning capacity
      • Pain and suffering
      • Property damage
      • Disability and disfigurement

What If I’m Partially at Fault?

In Georgia, you may recover compensation for your losses even if you were partially responsible. Your compensation is reduced by your share of fault – so long as you weren’t 50% or more responsible.

For example, if a jury determined that you were 49% at fault for causing your injuries, and they awarded you $100,000 damages, your award would be reduced by $49,000. Unfortunately, if a jury determined that you were 50% at fault for causing your injuries, and they awarded you $100,000 damages you would recover nothing because you were equally responsible for causing the collision.

Call Our Scooter Accident Lawyers Right Away

At Graham Scofield Injury Lawyers, we’ve successfully represented motorcyclists, bicyclists, and pedestrians for decades. We’ll help you win justice.

Call us today at (404) 939-9470. Also, you may fill-out our online contact form to schedule a free case review with an Atlanta scooter accident lawyer.

"When I felt all hope was lost, I contacted Graham Scofield to see if he could represent me. He immediately called me back and thoroughly reviewed with me the case. He was the most patient, kind, sympathetic and the upmost professional attorney throughout the entire process. He was also extremely knowledgeable about the law and was creative when the case worked through the twists and turns. He was also a heck of a fighter for me and got me more settlement than I was expecting. I only wish I called him sooner! Thank you so much Graham, you are an amazing lawyer!!"
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