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  • Uller Sex Abuse Filings Could Trickle In For Years

May 23, 2023 | Read Article

  • EXCLUSIVE: City of Santa Monica agrees to pay out a new total of $230MIILLION to 200-plus sex abuse victims of ex-police staffer who molested them as children - in what's among the biggest settlement of its kind

May 1, 2023 | Read Article

  • Court ruling expands options for suing scooter companies

April 12, 2023 | Read Article

  • Appeals court: Bird Rides must immediately retrieve e-scooters from sidewalks, or face ruinous 'public nuisance' lawsuits

April 12, 2023 | Read Article

  • Trip-and-fall suit against Bird scooters revived on appeal

April 10, 2023 | Read Article

  • C.A. Restores Suit Alleging Electric Scooters Are Nuisance

April 11, 2023 | Read Article

  • Bird Can Be Sued Over Poorly Parked E-Scooters, Panel Says

April 10, 2023 | Read Article

  • "Lime and Bird Sued Over Alleged Scooter Safety Failures and Injuries To Dozens" by The Washington Post

August 21, 2020 | Read Article

  • "Withdraw E-Scooter Trial Plans, Visually Impaired Urge Councils" by Local Transport Today

June 26, 2020 | Read Article

  • Scooter Startup Bird Sued Over Alleged Safety Failings

May 29, 2020 | Read Article

  • Bird Riders and Gig Workers Allege Injuries From Faulty Scooters In Lawsuit

May 28, 2020 | Read Article

  • "To Personal Injury Attorneys, the Rise in E-Scooter Injuries Comes As No Surprise” by CEB

February 11, 2020 | Read Article

  • "Blockbuster Sneak Peek: Scooters, small firms and the Colorado Candor Act are some of the highlights of this year’s CTLA conference, according to organizers” by Law Week Colorado

January 21, 2020 | Read Article

  • "San Francisco launches new e-scooter program despite mounting injury concerns" by Peninsula Press

December 11, 2019 | Read Article and Watch Video 

  • "E-scooters suddenly appeared everywhere, but now they're riding into serious trouble" by CNN

November 22, 2019 | Read Article

  • "Octogenarian ‘Catapulted’ by a Scooter Is Suing Lyft and the City of Santa Monica" by Los Angeles Magazine

November 14, 2019 | Read Article

  • "Elderly woman sues Lyft and the city of Santa Monica after tripping over scooter, fracturing hip" by Santa Monica Daily Press

November 12, 2019 | Read Article

  • "Future of E-Scooters Questioned after Judge Okays Lawsuit" by NBC Los Angeles News

November 12, 2019 | Watch Video

  • "88-Year-Old Woman Who Tripped Over Scooter, Fracturing Hip, Sues Lyft And City Of Santa Monica" by CBS Los Angeles News

November 12, 2019 | Read Article and Watch Video

  • "The Great Electric Scooter Backlash" by CBS Sunday Morning News

September 29, 2019 | Read Article and Watch Video

  • "Off Balance: The Scooter Craze Is Too Fast For Safety Rules" by Newsy

September 20, 2019 | Read Article and Watch Video

  • "Are scooters too dangerous for LA’s streets?" by Curbed

Aug 28, 2019 | Read Article

  • "Fast, Fun…And Potentially Dangerous. The ‘Epidemic’ of E-Scooter Injuries" by Auto Futures

June 23, 2019 | Read Article

  • "Mixed results for scooter rule education" by Santa Monica Daily Press

June 3, 2019 | Read Article

  • "Scooters bring promise as well as peril" by ABC News Boston

May 29, 2019 | Read Article and Watch Video

  • "Watch out! Cities with electric scooters have seen hundreds of injuries, from broken arms to brain trauma." by Chicago Tribune

May 13, 2019 | Read Article

  • "Who Pays In E-Scooter Accident?" by CBS Los Angeles

May 8, 2019 | Read Article and Watch Video

  • "Easy Riders" by San Antonio Express News

March 21, 2019 | Read Article

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  • "State Lawmakers Embrace Electric Scooters Even as Statistics Track Increasing Injuries" by Claims Journal

March 20, 2019 | Read Article

  • "Brake complaints accelerate for e-scooters" by Santa Monica Daily Press

February 27, 2019 | Read Article

  • "Brake Problems in Lime Electric Scooters Are Causing Accidents and Injuries" by Consumer Reports

February 25, 2019 | Read Article

  • "State lawmakers considering new e-scooter rules" by Santa Monica Daily Press

February 23, 2019 | Read Article

  • "Rider Beware: Lime, Bird Lawsuits Continue To Cruise In As E-Scooter Injures Soar" by CBS Los Angeles

February 13, 2019 | Read Article and Watch Video

  • "Lime Scooter Rental Company Sued by Family of Broward General Medical Center Employee Who Was Struck and Remains in Vegetative State" by Broward Palm Beach

February 11, 2019 | Article No Longer Available

  • "Electric Scooter Injuries Are Piling Up" by The Argonaut

February 6, 2019 | Read Article

  • "E-Scooter Injuries Pile-Up Across the Country and in RI - Drunk, Underage and No Helmets" by GoLocalProv

January 31, 2019 | Read Article

  • “A Lot of People Are Getting Hurt on Scooters and a Local Law Firm Is Zeroing in on the Culprit” by Los Angeles Magazine

January 29, 2019 | Read Article

  • "Researchers Find that E-Scooters Are a Fun, Easy Way to Go to the ER" by Mother Jones

January 25, 2019 | Read Article

  • "E-Scooter Riders Bang Heads and Break Bones, But Lawyers Say Suits Are Hard" by Bloomberg

January 25, 2019 | Read Article

  • "Anatomy of an Electric Scooter Crash" by CityLab

January 10, 2019 | Read Article

  • "Bird scooters have unsafe maintenance problem, whistleblower says" by ABC News

December 21, 2018 | Read Article and Watch Video

  • "Woman Hurt on Electric Scooter Files Lawsuit Against Bird" by NBC7 San Diego

December 21, 2018 | Read Article and Watch Video

  • "Electric scooters are now disrupting wrists, elbows and heads" by CNET

November 28, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Clash of the scooters: Can these transit aids survive threats in the streets and courts?" by The Denver Post

November 16, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Why the rise of the electric scooter has been a bumpy ride" by PBS SoCal

November 15, 2018 | Read Article

  • "The cost of convenience: Electric scooters lead to injuries, raises safety concerns" by the Missourian

November 9, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Injured scooter riders line up to sue Bird and Lime, but 'user agreements' could shield companies" by Finger Lake Times

November 6, 2018 | Article No Longer Available

  • "Injured scooter riders line up to sue Bird and Lime, but 'user agreements' could shield companies" by The San Diego Union-Tribune

November 5, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Not Everyone Is Loving the Electronic Scooters Revolution" by Money Makers

November 3, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Bird, Lime, and Xiaomi face scooter sueball" by The Register

October 31, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Class-action lawsuit over injuries targets electric scooter companies" by Stars and Stripes

October 30, 2018 | Article No Longer Available

  • "The Bloody Consequences of the Electric Scooter Revolution" by Bloomberg

October 30, 2018 | Read Article

  • "It’s time to regulate all those dang electric scooters" by The Daily Dot

October 28, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Damaged teeth, torn muscles, and broken fingers: A California lawsuit accuses e-scooter startups of causing 'civil unrest'" by Business Insider

October 26, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Bird, Lime, and other dockless scooters are unsafe, lawsuit claims" by Consumer Affairs

October 24, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Class action suit filed against e-scooter industry" by Santa Monica Daily Press

October 23, 2018 | Read Article

  • "LimeBike, Bird Rides face class-action lawsuit, apps can track you even if you uninstall and more" by Fox 8

October 23, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Scooter companies Bird, Lime among defendants in class action lawsuit filed in California" by Denver Post

October 23, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Class-action suit alleges serious safety issues with Lime, Bird scooters" by Mercury News

October 23, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Lawyer suing e-scooter companies calls user agreements 'draconian'" by Ars Technica

October 23, 2018 | Read Article 

  • "Class action lawsuit accuses electric scooter companies of 'gross negligence' due to injuries" by The Denver Channel

October 23, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Lawsuit Accuses Bird, Lime Scooters of 'Gross Negligence' by Patch

October 23, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Bird and Lime" by Yo! Venice

October 23, 2018 | Read Article 

  • "Bird, Lime, Segway Accused of 'Gross Negligence' in Class Action Suit" by Santa Monica Mirror

October 23, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Class-Action Lawsuit Against Bird and Lime Filed in L.A. County Claims Scooters Have Caused 'Civil Unrest' by KTLA 5

October 22, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Broken Arms, Legs, Teeth Lead to Class-Action Lawsuit Against E-Scooter Companies" by NBC Los Angeles

October 22, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Bird, Lime named in class-action lawsuit" by Curbed

October 22, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Class-action lawsuit accuses e-scooter companies of 'gross negligence' by Washington Post

October 20, 2018 | Read Article 

  • "Scooters Return to Providence-- Will Personal Injury Lawsuits Follow?" by Go Local Prov

October 19, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Global rise of scooter use sparks safety fears." by Financial Times

October 8, 2018 | Read Article*

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  • "Is Bird A Boon Or Burden To Urban Communities?" by Clean Technica

October 6, 2018 | Read Article

  • "That electric scooter might be fun. It also might be deadly." by CNN

September 29, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Why scooters have run into trouble" by The Christian Science Monitor

September 26, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Electric scooter-related accidents are on a meteoric rise" by ConsumerAffairs

September 25, 2018 | Read Article

  • "The Secret Life of Teen Scooter Outlaws" by The Verge

September 23, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Injuries are the untold part of the scooter trend, doctors and victims say" by The SF Chronicle

September 10, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Electric scooters’ sudden invasion of American cities, explained" by Vox

September 7, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Scooter use is rising in major cities. So are trips to the emergency room" by The Washington Post

September 6, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Follow This: Scooter Wars" by Buzzfeed and Netflix

August 2018 | Watch Video

  • Personal Injury Lawyers Catherine Lerer, Daniel McGee on the Risks of Electric Scooters By KTLA 5

August 28, 2018 | Full Video

  • "Scooter Injuries Are Becoming Common At Hospitals" by BuzzFeed News

August 20th, 2018 | Read Article 

  • "Culver City Kicks Off Trial Period as L.A. Responds to Electric Scooters" by Hollywood Reporter

July 31, 2018 | Read Article 

  • "Potential For Injury is High on Electric Scooters by Bird and Lime" by Santa Monica Observer

July 14th, 2018 | Read Article

  • "How electric scooters are transforming cities." by U.S News and World Reports

June 17, 2018 | Read Article

  • "The Dangers Posed by the Bird Scooter Craze Catching On Across America" by Inside Edition

June 15, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Staving Off Scootergeddon" by The Argonaut

June 13, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Bird Mechanic Suffers Broken Bones From Brake Failure" by Santa Monica Daily Press

June 12, 2018 | Read Article

  • "Now the Personal Injury Lawyers Have Scooters in Their Sights” by Bloomberg

June 12, 2018 | Read Article


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