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The legal battle over electric scooter safety is just starting

The rise of the rented e-scooter has also brought safety fears and injury-related lawsuits. What happens when a new mobility mode meets the American legal system?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 12th, 2019

The legal battle over electric scooter safety is just starting

The rise of the rented e-scooter has also brought safety fears and injury-related lawsuits. What happens when a new mobility mode meets the American legal system?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 12th, 2019

E-scooter safety under scrutiny

The arrival of electric scooters in cities across the country is increasing scrutiny of their safety.   According to a new Consumer Reports investigation, which did a spot check of hospitals and public agencies such as police departments, an es.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 7th, 2019

LuLaRoe founder says the company is "starting over" amid seller exodus and looming $63 million legal battle

YouTube/LuLaRoe LuLaRoe's top executives sa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 16th, 2019

Lime Is Facing An Issue With Its Electric Scooters – Again

Over the last few months, electric scooter company Lime has been in the news repeatedly – but usually for the wrong reasons. Uber-backed startup Lime has been in a fierce battle for dominance in the electric bike-sharing market. Lyft (the U.S. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 14th, 2019

Regulators accuse PG&E of falsifying gas line safety records

Already facing billions of dollars in potential legal liability over wildfires, Pacific Gas & Electric got more bad news Friday afternoon. The California Public Utilities Commission said that a staff investigation alleges that PG&E falsified gas pipeli.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 14th, 2018

Tesla seeking $167M from ex-employee accused of sabotage

Tesla's legal battle with ex-employee Martin Tripp is turning even more acrimonious. The electric vehicle maker is now seeking $167 million in damages from the former process engineer, Nevada case filings reveal......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 11th, 2018

Scooter Startup Lime Is Road Testing a Car-Sharing Service, Starting in Seattle

The electric scooter company plans to veer into car-sharing market. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 31st, 2018

Electric scooter giant Lime says it recalled scooters amid fears that some could catch on fire

The electric scooter company Lime pulled several thousands devices off California streets due to concerns about rider safety and the threat of fire. The effort coincided with a blaze in a company warehouse involving a faulty battery......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 30th, 2018

The Booming E-Scooter Market Just Reported Its First Fatality

Play it safe While California just made it legal for adults to ride electric scooters without a helmet, the wildly popular vehicle has had its first confirmed fatality. The Washin.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 21st, 2018

Uber to return to London with temporary license after legal battle

The firm said it has made significant changes since a regulator refused to renew the company's operating license last year over public safety concerns......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 26th, 2018

Lime Introduces Electric Scooters In Paris

The electric scooter craze has gone global.  The electric scooter craze has gone global. Starting Friday, California-based s.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 21st, 2018

Uber"s next battle with Lyft could be over the electric scooters that are slowly taking over the country

Reuters Uber is applying for a scooter permit in San Francisco, Axios first reported Thursday. Uber is the seventh company that has e.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 7th, 2018

Electric Scooter Startups Battle City of San Francisco

Older and wiser after its battles with Uber, the city of San Francisco has a new target: electric scooter startups. Can they survive regulation?.....»»

Category: topSource: incApr 18th, 2018

Electric Scooter Startups in Battle with San Francisco 

Older and wiser after its battles with Uber, the city of San Francisco has a new target: electric scooter startups. Can they survive regulation?.....»»

Category: topSource: incApr 17th, 2018

Apple to ship iPhones with only Qualcomm chips to German stores

Apple Inc said Thursday that it will resume selling older iPhone models in its stores in Germany after they were banned last year, but only with chips from Qualcomm Inc, which is in a global legal battle against the Cupertino company......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 14th, 2019

Hackers can gain full control over Xiaomi electric scooter, security group finds

The Xiaomi M365 electric scooter has a defect in which hackers can take complete control over the vehicle, according to a security research gr.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 13th, 2019

McDonald’s loses its Big Mac trademark in Europe. Burger King sees an opportunity for snark.

McDonald’s lost the Big Mac trademark after a legal battle with Supermac’s, an Irish fast-food chain. Swedish outposts of Burger King responded with a menu of burgers with such names as “The Kind of Like a Big Mac, but Juicier and Tastier.”.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 11th, 2019

A Lime scooter accident left Ashanti Jordan in a vegetative state. Now her mother is suing on her behalf.

Ashanti Jordan was riding an electric scooter on the street when she was hit by a car in December, leaving her severely injured. The problem, family members say, is that she was following the scooter company's riding instructions......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 11th, 2019

Valley cities using old laws to block scooter sharing

Businesses aimed at placing electric scooters around the region are running into decades-old ordinances that already ban them. As Santa Monica, California-based Bird has begun placing its products in several Valley locations, cities including Gle.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2019

The National Enquirer vs. Jeff Bezos: Legal experts break down what"s at stake in battle between the world"s wealthiest man and a supermarket tabloid

Getty Federal prosecutors are reviewing claims made by Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos in a post published on Medium last week that accused the National Enquirer and its publisher, American Media Inc., (AMI) of "extortion and bla.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 10th, 2019