What happens if I get hurt riding a Bird scooter?
If you are injured while riding a Bird scooter, you may be able to file a legal claim for your damages. You may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, reduced earning capacity, and pain and suffering.
There are a number of different people or entities that may be sued for your Bird scooter accident. Depending on the facts of the case, you may be able to file a lawsuit against:
- A driver who caused your injuries;
- The company that manufactured the scooter or its components, if the e-scooter contained a defect; and/or
- The city or other government entity if a failure to properly maintain roads and/or sidewalks caused or contributed to your accident.
Some of the most common injuries that result from Bird scooter accidents include head injuries, fractures and broken bones, and soft tissue injuries. If you have been hurt while riding a Bird scooter, you may be able to seek compensation for these and other injuries and losses.