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Over $500 Million in Recoveries

$7.5 Million Brain Injury to Child; Auto & Tractor-Trailer Collision
$3.7 Million Wrongful Death; Auto & Tractor-Trailer Collision
$3.2 Million Permanent Brain Injury; Auto Collision
$3.01 Million Permanent Brain Injury; Motorcycle - Tractor-Trailer Collision

After a car accident, I was left completely blind in one eye. I wasn’t sure who to turn to until I spoke with Gerling Law. From the beginning, I was completely blown away with the service I received at the firm. My attorney, Nikki Roby, and her paralegal, Jennifer Bland, were fantastic. Both my friend and I had to go through the process and we both were more than satisfied. I cannot say enough about how awesome the team was throughout the whole case. I would recommend Gerling Law to my friends, family, or anyone in need of an attorney for any injury - Anne S.

Who Is Liable?

After a scooter accident injury, you may be wondering, Who is liable? A scooter company’s insurance policy may not cover most of your injuries suffered in a scooter accident. Most of these companies likely require users to assume all liability when using their scooters. Therefore, if you suffer an injury while riding a scooter, your medical injuries likely receive coverage through your health insurance plan. However, in the situation where your injuries result from someone else’s operation of a scooter, a scooter accident attorney may assist in determining who is responsible for your damages.

You must prove negligence to hold another liable for the injuries you suffered due to a scooter accident. Indiana uses a modified comparative fault system when assessing damages as a result of scooter accidents. Therefore, even if you were partially at fault for the scooter accident, the law still allows you to recover some compensation for your losses. Once your percentage of fault is determined, the overall claim value is reduced by this percentage.

In some situations, you may be able to recover under the doctrine of negligence per se. Negligence per se provides that an act is negligent if it violates a statute, law, or regulation. For example, if an individual rides a scooter on the sidewalk, in violation of scooter laws, and collides with you, a pedestrian, you may recover under negligence per se.

What Can I Recover?

Multiple factors determine the amount of damages you may recover as a result of your scooter accident. These include the following criteria:

  • The permanence of your injuries;
  • The amount of time you were out of work due to your injuries;
  • The cost of your medical bills;
  • The expected price of your future medical bills;
  • Whether your injury prevents you from participating in activities you enjoyed before;
  • Whether your injury caused psychological distress; and
  • Whether the defendant acted with gross negligence or wanton misconduct.

A Lime scooter accident lawyer carefully analyzes these facts in your scooter accident case to give you the best chance for a favorable recovery for your injuries.

Contact Us

After a severe scooter accident, the attorneys at Gerling Law work to alleviate your mounting stress and set you on the road to recovery. Our firm exists for one reason: to pursue justice for you, no matter what. We are a leading personal injury law firm and understand the laws surrounding scooter accidents. Our firm has recovered over $500 million for our clients. For over 50 years, Gerling Law has helped thousands of clients.

Our experienced scooter accident attorneys work for you in the aftermath of your scooter accident. Contact the attorneys at Gerling Law Injury Attorneys today for a free consultation with an experienced member of our team. Remember,

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