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  • Venture Capitalists: Think Twice Before Investing in an Electric Scooter Company
    Venture Capitalists: Think Twice Before Investing in an Electric Scooter Company

    In the last eight months, our Santa Monica personal injury law firm of McGee, Lerer & Associates has received more than 300 calls from scooter accident victims , predominantly riders of Bird and Lime ...

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  • Just How Dangerous are Electric Scooters? CDC to Assess the Public Health Threat
    Just How Dangerous are Electric Scooters? CDC to Assess the Public Health Threat

    The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that it will be conducting its first study of the health risks of electric scooters. The announcement follows closely on the heels ...

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  • The Electric Scooter Helmet Problem
    The Electric Scooter Helmet Problem

    Practically no electric scooter riders wear helmets. As of January 1, 2019, adult riders of electric scooters are not required to wear helmets. Only riders under age 18 are required to wear helmets. ...

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  • Are Electric Scooters More Dangerous than Bicycles?
    Are Electric Scooters More Dangerous than Bicycles?

    Electric scooter companies like Bird and Lime claim that e-scooters are no more dangerous than bicycles. As personal injury attorneys , we know firsthand how dangerous electric scooters can be. In ...

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  • Electric Scooter Malfunctioned?  Report it to the CPSC
    Electric Scooter Malfunctioned? Report it to the CPSC

    Were you injured when a Bird, Lime, Jump or Lyft electric scooter malfunctioned? Do any of these scenarios sound familiar: The brakes failed The handlebars were loose or came off The handlebar post ...

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  • Lime Electric Scooters Recalled Because Baseboards Are Breaking in Half
    Lime Electric Scooters Recalled Because Baseboards Are Breaking in Half

    Lime recently issued a recall of one of its electric scooter models after reports that the scooters’ baseboards were breaking in half. Lime acknowledged that baseboards from one of their ...

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