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Injured by an E-Scooter in Los Angeles

Have you been injured by an E-scooter in Los Angeles or anywhere in the LA region?  There has been a rapid increase in the number of e-scooters or electric scooters such as Segway, Lime, Bird and Xiaomi available for immediate rental all across LA.  There has been a sharp increase in the number of people who have been injured by an e-scooter in Los Angeles in the past several months as the implementation of these low cost transportation devices increases. The combination of the beautiful LA weather, pedestrian traffic and the lack of training for e-scooter riders has resulted in many e-scooter accidents resulting in personal injury claims.  What should you do if you are injured by an e-scooter in Los Angeles?  My name is Rivers Morrell and after more than 40 years of experience as a Los Angeles personal injury attorney I can tell you there are several possible

CDC to Study the Rise in E-Scooter Injuries

What is causing the CDC to study the rise in e-scooter injuries across the nation?  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has begun the inaugural study on electric scooter or e-scooter injury.  The city of Austin, Texas Public Health and Transportation Departments requested help evaluating the challenge of a rapidly rising number of e-scooter related injuries and injury claims. E-scooter companies such as Lime and Bird are supporting the CDC study.  The initial data results have already provided some valuable insights: Most e-scooter accidents resulting in injury do not involve other vehicles Most e-scooter riders involved in accidents were not wearing a helmet, often resulting in head trauma almost half of the riders in injury accidents had a blood alcohol content above the legal limit The ease of use and availability as well as the relatively low cost of e-scooters has resulted in a rapid increase in the
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