Dockless scooters have been showing up on the corners of nearly every street in the Phoenix area. These scooters have become popular and for good reason. They are conveniently located, cheap, easy to use, and they are better for the environment than vehicles. Yes, there are many good things about dockless scooters.
There are a few bad things about dockless scooters, as well. People have been injured while using electronic scooters and they aren’t sure what to do about it. You need to know that if you’re injured while riding an electric scooter, you might have some options for recovering a settlement following your accident.
What’s the purpose of filing an injury lawsuit? Most people file a lawsuit because they’ve been injured because of someone else’s wrongful actions. It’s upsetting to know that your injury needn’t have happened if someone else had been watching out for your safety.
The makers of a dockless scooter, a reckless driver, or a government agency, could all be responsible for causing you harm. For example, if a reckless driver crashes into you while you’re riding along the street, you might be able to hold that driver accountable for the harm you’ve suffered.
One of the reasons to file a claim for your accident is to receive justice for what that person has done to you. Another reason to file a claim is to receive a monetary award to pay for the losses your injuries have surely caused you.
If you’ve been hurt while riding an electric scooter, you are likely to have acquired some costs and other negative issues associated with your accident. For example, if a vehicle strikes you, you are likely to have broken bones and other serious injuries. These injuries will often require medical treatment to repair, and medical care costs money.
Injuries also require time in order to heal, which means you are probably missing out on income. In addition, you could have experienced negative effects from your injury accident unrelated to financial expenses. For instance, the injury could have been painful for you, and you could be dealing with anxiety and trauma related to your accident.
A dockless scooter lawsuit should account for all of the ways you’ve been affected by an accident you didn’t cause.
Your accident occurred in Phoenix, which means you have two years under Arizona law to bring a personal injury case. If you don’t file within that time period, you won’t be able to file a claim for this accident.
Learn whether you have a claim and how much your claim is worth by speaking to a Phoenix electric scooter injury lawyer. Contact the Law Offices of Michael Cordova to schedule your free, initial case consultation. Dial 602-265-6700 or fill out the case consultation form at the bottom of this page to reach us.