One of the fastest growing modes of personal transportation is the electric skateboard – with boards that can travel up to 25 mph with little to no effort, it is an attractive choice for commuters or for recreation. While riding on an electric skateboard has certain risks, no rider assumes the risk of an electric skateboard being defective or malfunctioning, particularly while traveling at a high rate of speed.
Most electric skateboards operate through Bluetooth technology where a rider uses a handheld remote to control the speed and braking of the skateboard. Many users have experienced malfunctions of the board where the braking system fails going downhill or the rate of acceleration suddenly changes during riding.
With any rapidly expanding market comes intense competition between the leading manufacturers and a race to get products into the hands of consumers. Unfortunately, this competition in the electric skateboard industry has caused some of the leading manufacturers to put electric skateboards and accessories into the market without adequate testing and has endangered thousands of users. This race to the market has also caused manufacturers to implement cost-cutting measures on boards such as using inferior materials for trucks, boards, motor mounts and other aspects of the board.
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The injury attorneys at Jaroslawicz & Jaros PLLC have been at the forefront of investigating and pursuing electric skateboard manufacturers that put unsafe products into the market. Jaroslawicz & Jaros PLLC is currently investigating issues concerning the leading electric skateboard manufacturers including Marbel, Evolve, Inboard, Boosted, Stary, Yuneec International, Mellow, Zboard, LEIF Tech, Bolt Motion, FiiK, Melonboard, Magneto, Genesis, and others.
If you have been injured using an electric skateboard which was defective or malfunctioned, please call us to discuss your case.
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If you or a loved one has had a construction-related accident that has resulted in a serious physical injury and is in need of legal assistance, call Jaroslawicz & Jaros in New York at 212-227-2780 or toll free at 800-269-2780. You can also submit an online questionnaire. The initial consultation is free of charge, and if we agree to handle your case, we will work on a contingency fee basis, which means we get paid for our services only if there is a monetary recovery of funds. In many cases, a lawsuit must be filed before an applicable expiration date, known as a statute of limitations. Please call as soon as possible to ensure that you do not waive your right to compensation. Or you can email Abraham Jaros directly at [email protected].
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