Scooter Accidents

Learn How Our Gainesville & Ocala Personal Injury Lawyers Can Help

North Central Florida communities are home to a high number of scooter and moped operators. Many residents have given in to the temptation to purchase a much smaller motor vehicle in the midst of high gas prices. People utilizing these zippy little rides are able to avoid packed automobile parking lots and congested traffic. However, these are just the locations where a scooter accident can take place.

Scooter Safety Issues

Though using scooters and mopeds as a primary mode of transportation can be cheap and convenient, these lighter, more open-air mounts are not always as safe as vehicles that keep drivers contained. When an accident invokes a larger, heavier vehicle, the potential for injury and the severity of injuries sustained increase greatly. Therefore, the danger of a scooter or moped accident is an ever-present reality in North Central Florida.

Having been practicing law in the area for more than 22 years, Bill Allen of Allen Law Firm, P.A. has dealt with dozens of scooter accidents and knows how prone Gainesville and Ocala can be to them. Bill understands the agony of the injuries you may have endured, and he is ready and willing to successfully represent your case.

Potential hazards include, but are not limited to:
  • Distracted drivers
  • Young drivers
  • Driving later in the day during heavy traffic or darkness
  • Taking a moped or scooter out during hectic days of the week like Friday and Saturday
  • Unfavorable weather conditions
  • Hazardous road conditions

The local roads of areas like Gainesville and Ocala are usually dry, curbed, and undivided, and these are the places where accidents on a scooter are most likely to occur. Scooter and mopeds present their own unique set of driving circumstances and our personal injury lawyers are well aware of all the regional pitfalls that scooter or moped drivers have to surmount regularly.

How Our Lawyers Can Help You

We also know that the consequences of a scooter accident can be calamitous, often leading to serious injuries or death. If a safety helmet or protective gear were not present, the physical injuries can be devastating.

The legal team at Allen Law Firm, P.A. understands that encountering the loss of safety on a scooter or moped can end very painfully. We do not want accident victims to be ignored or denied in their case like they can be on the road.

Our Gainesville and Ocala personal injury lawyers can assist you with property damage, insurance issues, and treatment needs. Contact us today for a free initial consultation.

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