E-Scooter Accidents and Insurance

E-Scooter Accidents and Insurance

E-scooters have become a huge sensation in recent years, especially in major cities like Los Angeles and San Francisco.  With the rise of rideshare apps like Lyft and Uber, so, too did e-scooter-sharing programs like Lime and Bird Rides become popular. People have even started buying their own e-scooters so they don’t have to rely […]

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Can I Recover Compensation as a Pedestrian Injured in an E-Scooter Accident?

Can I Recover Compensation as a Pedestrian Injured in an E-Scooter Accident?

The use of e-scooters is becoming increasingly common, especially in major cities like Los Angeles and San Francisco. Unfortunately, riders do not always operate these scooters with precaution, and they can cause accidents the same as drivers operating any other motor vehicle.  And while California law requires e-scooters to be ridden on the road or […]

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Do You Need a License to Drive an Electric Scooter?

Do You Need a License to Drive an Electric Scooter?

Please be advised that the following topic is for informational purposes only and not a legal matter currently handled by our firm. If you need further assistance regarding this particular topic, you can contact your local Bar Association for a referral to an attorney who may be able to address your inquiry in more detail. Since companies […]

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$4.25 Million Settlement in Scooter vs. Taxi Accident

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A young married couple riding together on their scooter suffered horrific injuries when a taxicab struck them at an intersection in San Francisco. The collision happened at 16th Street and Harrison Street when the couple was headed out for morning brunch. As they rode their Vespa scooter through the intersection with the right of way, […]

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$1 Million Medical Bill Reduction in Scooter Settlement

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An active 55-year-old San Francisco software developer was riding his Vespa scooter on a beautiful late summer evening. As he traveled at a safe speed with a clear path in front of him, a negligent driver suddenly hit him. He was knocked from his scooter and slammed hard into the pavement, going into semi-consciousness with […]

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How AB 371 is Affecting Bikes and Scooters in California

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California has a global reputation as a bike-friendly and scooter-friendly state. Our legislators have enacted dozens of new laws protecting cyclists and scooter riders. For example, we have the Safe Passing Law that requires motorists to give cyclists three feet of passing space. We also have multiple laws that support cyclists’ and scooter users’ rights […]

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$200,000 Settlement for E-Scooter vs. Commercial Vehicle Accident

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When someone riding an e-scooter collides with a huge commercial vehicle, the result is a horrific crash. These accidents happen more often than you might think on California’s busy streets. Here’s a real story about a client at Sally Morin Personal Injury Lawyers who was hit while riding his e-scooter right here in San Francisco. […]

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How Can You Prove Fault in a Scooter Accident?

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How do you prove liability in a scooter accident? It’s tricky to establish exactly what happened, especially when the other person is trying to shrug off the blame. Sure, nobody wants to be at fault for a scooter accident. But it’s very important to establish clear liability. As an injured person, the burden is on […]

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What if I’m Injured by a Motorcycle or Another Scooter While Riding a Scooter?

What happens if you’re on a scooter and you’re injured by someone else on a scooter? These accidents are becoming more common due to the popularity of scooters in coastal California. At Sally Morin Personal Injury Lawyers, we’ve seen many types of scooter-vs.-scooter accidents and scooter-vs-motorcycle accidents. Some are quite severe and cause life-altering physical […]

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What Steps Should I Take After I’ve Been Injured While Riding My Scooter?

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Scooter accidents have risen sharply in the past few years. Scooters are so popular in California, the team here at Sally Morin Personal Injury Lawyers is seeing a constant need for scooter-related legal assistance. These are the kinds of questions swirling through our clients’ minds as we help them with their scooter cases. We’d like […]

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