Bird Scooters are now a popular form of cheap transportation in cities across the country.
Columbus is no exception and there has been an influx of the motorized two-wheeled vehicles that have flooded city street corners. With the increase of riders comes the obvious: an increase in scooter accidents.
If you or someone you know has been injured, contact Barkan Meizlish LLP. The legal professionals at Barkan Meizlish LLP will pair you with a bird scooter accident lawyer. We will fight for your rights if you were injured in such an incident. Barkan Meizlish will work with you to ensure your compensation needs are met.
If you are in a crash, the most critical action to take is to immediately notify the police. The responding law enforcement officer will determine who is at fault in the accident, which is crucial for getting compensation following the crash.
Who is at fault in scooter accidents is not always obvious and the blame varies from incident to incident.
The most common types of accidents associated with the motorized scooters include:
In all instances, drivers are obligated to exercise increased caution around pedestrians, including scooter riders, using the roadways. If you believe a motorist’s negligence resulted in your accident you need a personal injury attorney. These incidents can all lead to serious injury that can result in serious medical bills, missed wages and other personal problems.
A driver’s negligence is often determined by the initial police report filed at the scene of the accident. Obtaining a copy is the most crucial step to beginning the settlement process.
To determine fault in a scooter-vehicle crash, the rider must prove the following:
If you can establish fault in the other party, then you can receive compensation either from the at-fault party or their insurance company for the following:
If you or someone you know was involved in a Bird Scooter accident, contact Barkan Meizlish LLP. Our attorneys can assist you and sort the specifics of your case. Over the last 60 years, Barkan Meizlish DeRose Cox, LLP personal injury lawyers have settled thousands of cases and tried hundreds to verdict in courts throughout the state. The results we’ve obtained for our clients include multi-million-dollar recoveries.
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