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Almost half of all e-scooter crashes cause a head injury

Lawmakers in New York City have been debating the issue of electric bicycles and scooters for years. Those in favor of e-bikes and e-scooters say that they offer a clean and green alternative to diesel and gasoline engines, but they are currently banned in Manhattan due to concerns over pedestrian safety. Companies like Lime and Bird will soon be able to rent e-scooters in other parts of the Empire State, but New York City residents will still have to rely on leg power, motor vehicles or public transportation to get around. A recent study of e-scooter injuries will add weight to the arguments made by supporters of the ban and is unlikely to change the minds of many city lawmakers.

Comparative negligence law in New York

Being involved in a car accident usually results in damages of some sort. The damages that you experience could be limited to property damage, but they could also include personal injury that requires medical attention. Even if you were involved in a minor accident, it is a good idea to get checked by a medical professional to ensure that you have not suffered whiplash or delayed-onset injuries.

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