For some people, mobility scooters open up their world a bit and provide them with more freedom. We cannot all get around in the way we would like, and when someone can only walk a short distance, it can really reduce the places they can potentially go to. That’s why mobility scooters can be so useful. You can therefore imagine how devastating it might be to be injured by a faulty mobility scooter.
These can be bought in a variety of designs, with some being more lightweight than others. However, the most important thing is to find a scooter you know you can trust, and that will enable you to get around more than you do at the moment.
How could a scooter be faulty?
Needless to say, these scooters must go through a variety of tests and checks before they are made available for sale in the first place. However, if something goes wrong at this stage, or is missed when the scooter is going through quality control checks, it could potentially mean they could be dangerous to use.
Manufacturing faults or design faults might both possibly lead to the user suffering injuries that could have been prevented in the first place. Injuries sustained in this way might vary from head injuries to broken bones, and even the possibility of spinal injuries.
Can you claim?
If you have been injured by a faulty mobility scooter, you have an opportunity to determine whether compensation is due to be paid to you. This isn’t always easy to work out, as you must know whether negligence was involved. A professional personal injury lawyer is the person you need to chat with to determine if this applies in your situation.
Accident Advice Helpline has proven negligence in many other cases over the years we have been in business, and it is just possible we might be able to prove this in your case as well. To learn whether we could or not, you only need call 0800 689 0500 now. If the manufacturer of the scooter was negligent in allowing a faulty scooter to be manufactured, there is a chance other people have also been injured. Proof of this might help strengthen your own case, but in any event, if you can prove negligence contributed to your injuries, you can still claim if you call now.
Date Published: June 19, 2016
Author: Allison Whitehead