Dockless Scooter Co. Blamed For Fla. Woman's Brain Injury

By Y. Peter Kang (February 14, 2019, 11:33 PM EST) -- Dockless scooter company Lime is accused of instructing users to not ride their scooters on sidewalks, in violation of a Florida city ordinance, which caused a 27-year-old woman to suffer a traumatic brain injury when she was hit by a car, according to a suit filed Thursday in state court.

The suit, filed in Broward County Circuit Court, claims that Lime's app for its dockless motorized scooter program specifically instructs users to not operate them on sidewalks despite a Fort Lauderdale city ordinance authorizing use only on sidewalks. The suit filed by Tracy Jordan claims the instructions prompted her daughter Ashanti...

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