Impact injuries are the most common type of injury associated with electric scooters and wheelchair accident. These injuries often occur due a sudden loss of control, becoming unstable, and not properly supporting the user's weight. However, the recent popularity of self-balancing two wheel scooters known as, "hoverboards" have also become a major concern to unsuspecting consumers due to a number of wide spread injuries, and maunfacturing defects in connection to the product—particularly problems with its rechargeable lithium-ion batteries have been reported as serious hazard resulting in hoverboards to catch fire, overheat, or explode.
Were you or a loved injured by a defective electric scooter, hoverboard, or wheelchair? If so, an experienced lawyer can help with your case. Contact a local personal injury attorney in your area to find out more information today.
Electric scooters, hoverboards, and wheelchair accidents can result in serious harm, including but not limited to:
While the majority of scooter-related injuries are related to falls and collision impacts, many instances of these electric scooter malfunctions are resulting in bodily harm to a user by causing serious burns, as a result of fire, or from intense overheating of the motor and battery. Unfortunately, when electric scooter products have flaws in the design or due to poor manufacturing of the product the potential risk for danger to the user can lead to serious injuries, or even death.
Many severe, and often fatal injuries are the result from defective devices that some people rely on, such as these personal transportation device. Having a product liability lawyer experienced in handling these type of cases is crucial to the overall success of your case.
If you or a loved one suffered a serious injury due to a defect involving an electric scooter, hoverboard, wheelchair, you may be entitled to compensation. Contact a local product liability lawyer in your area today for legal help today.
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