Burleson, TX asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury and Products Liability for Texas

Q: I was injured by a Razor scooter, caused by a dangerous design issue with the electric drive system. Need help!

I recently suffered a fractured radius (radial head fracture), persistent painful nerve damage, and deep tissue bruising in my arm, and lower leg. (calf/ankle area). I have been treated by the ER, and referred to an orthopedic specialist by my PC. I'm hesitant to go because I'm worried about the potential medical bills piling up. It's very difficult to work and my business is suffering. The razor scooter has a design flaw which causes the motor to brake suddenly when the power is interrupted , rather than simply freewheel to allow a safe and controlled stop. I rode the scooter down my driveway and upon turning into the street, the scooter suddenly braked (electrically, not any of the controls/friction braking) and tossed me violently from the scooter, into the street. I landed hard causing the injuries I mentioned above. I would GREATLY like to speak to someone who could help me with this.

1 Lawyer Answer
Leroy Scott
Leroy Scott
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Houston, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Unfortunately, although scooters are fun and convenient, I've seen a number of these claims where riders are thrown from scooters due to various faulty designs. At this point, (and this is probably easier said than done) your top priority should be your health. However, please understand that you have to reach out to attorneys rather than post a question asking for help.

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