Protecting Florida’s Scooter Accident Victims
Particularly for young adults and college students on Florida’s campuses, scooters have become an increasingly popular way to get around in recent years due to their fuel-efficiency, affordability, and ease to park. Unfortunately, riding a scooter does not afford the same protection as riding in an enclosed car wearing a seat belt, surrounded by a metal frame and airbags. Wearing a helmet somewhat protects scooter riders, but their use is not required by law, leading to a high risk of sustaining injuries or even dying when collisions with careless drivers occur.
Scooter Risk and Injuries
Scooter safety components such as brakes and turn signals allow these modes of transportation to be ridden on the open road. But, scooters are smaller and not as easily seen as regular-sized vehicles. Coupled with a greater number of drivers on the road, particularly during heavy traffic times, this makes scooter accidents all too common an occurrence.
When accidents happen between standard vehicles and scooters, the following injuries can occur:
Meldon Law Helps You After a Scooter Accident
When you or a loved one have been injured in a Florida scooter accident, the consequences can be severe. You may lose wages, accrue significant medical bills, and experience pain, suffering, and mental torment. You deserve to get your life back on track, and Meldon Law has the experience and expertise to help you receive fair compensation so you can move forward.
Contact the Experienced Scooter Accident Lawyers at Meldon Law Today
At Meldon Law, we have protected the rights of scooter accident victims throughout Florida for decades. Our firm works tirelessly on each case we accept to best stand up for our clients’ rights. We are experienced in handling scooter accident cases and have the resources to explore different options for your recovery. Contact Meldon Law at 800-373-8000 today if you have been involved in a scooter accident. We are here for you.