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Lalezary Law Firm fights hard to get injury compensation for victims of Bird scooter accidents in Los Angeles and all throughout California. Our bird scooter accident attorneys have won millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts on behalf of our clients.
We offer free consultations. We charge zero upfront fees. You only pay if we win, so you have nothing to lose by speaking with us. Contact us now and we will immediately send an investigator out to you, whether you’re at home, in the hospital—wherever. Our one and only goal is to protect your right to full and fair compensation for your damages.
For a free case evaluation with an experienced Bird scooter accident attorney, call (888) 778-8888. Our line is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We always respond within an hour—usually in much less time—to every single call we receive. You have our full attention.
New Industry, New Legal Issues
Bird scooters are a relatively new phenomenon that has been taking over the areas of Santa Monica and West LA, and is bound to sweep every major city in California, if not the whole nation. They’re a hit among the younger crowd because they are motorized, app-based, and thus highly convenient. All riders have to do is reserve a nearby scooter on the company app, ride to their desired destination, and lock the scooter with the app.
Already, Bird has faced considerable controversy since deploying their first fleet of scooters in 2017. The scooter-sharing startup recently settled a legal battle with the city of Santa Monica, who took umbrage with their failure to secure business licenses and vendor permits before launching.
Additionally, many locals have deemed Bird scooters as a public nuisance; they say that the company’s lock-it-and-leave-it policy is encouraging riders to clutter sidewalks and other inconvenient spots around the city with thoughtlessly discarded scooters.
Less Regulations, More Risks
Whether Bird is intentionally flouting legal issues and disregarding communities in their mission towards lightning-fast proliferation and profit is a matter of opinion; however, what isn’t left up to debate is the fact that inadequate regulations have made these scooters dangerous.
First, Bird scooters can go as fast as 15 miles per hour, a level of speed which the casual rider may not be ready to handle. People who ride beyond their ability (which happens more often than one would think) pose a danger to the pedestrians around them as well as themselves. In fact, there has already been a report of a Bird scooter vs. car accident in which a female rider sustained moderate head trauma.
Second, a person can trip over a Bird scooter left on a sidewalk and sustain injuries from the resulting fall. As previously mentioned, riders all too often leave scooters in unsafe areas.
Finally, a defective Bird scooter can malfunction, causing a rider to fall and injure themselves.
After a Bird Scooter Accident
If you have been injured in an accident involving a Bird electric scooter or any motorized scooter, you may have a case for compensation. It is highly advised that you get professional legal representation as soon as possible. An experienced Bird scooter accident lawyer can handle settlement negotiations with the insurance company on your behalf to ensure maximum compensation.
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