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New Jersey’s esteemed personal injury attorneys have a reputation for securing substantial settlements for individuals involved in a variety of accidents. In our commitment to support the future cohort of aspiring New Jersey injury lawyers, we aim to assist them in financing their education through an annual $500 scholarship. This scholarship will be granted through a written essay competition focused on the intricacies of injury law as it pertains to a recent uptick in e-scooter injuries.


⦁ Must be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a U.S. college program, interested in or seeking a law degree.

⦁ Essay must contain your name, address, phone number, current major and college.

⦁ Email your essay to

⦁ Must be a pdf.

⦁ Deadline is December 31, 2024

⦁ We will announce the winner on our website on January 31, 2025


Rising E-Scooter Use:
Addressing Safety and Liability in Urban Environments

This topic centers around the growing popularity of electric scooters (e-scooters) in urban areas and the associated rise in accidents, discussing legal and safety considerations.

In the essay, you need to discuss the following points:

⦁  Introduction to E-Scooters: Provide an overview of the surge in e-scooter usage, highlighting their convenience and impact on urban transportation.

⦁   Safety Concerns: Discuss the increase in accidents and injuries related to e-scooter use, emphasizing common causes such as collisions with pedestrians, vehicles, or infrastructure issues. Highlight the importance of safety regulations and rider education.

⦁  Liability Issues: Explore the complexities of liability in e-scooter accidents, considering the roles of riders, manufacturers, city regulations, and infrastructure. Discuss how determining fault and responsibility for injuries can be challenging.

 ⦁  Legal Framework:  Examine current laws and regulations governing e-scooter use and safety standards. Evaluate whether existing laws adequately address the growing concerns or if there’s a need for updated legislation.

 ⦁  Public Policy and Solutions:  Propose potential solutions to enhance e-scooter safety, such as improved infrastructure, mandatory safety training for riders, stricter regulations, or liability frameworks. Discuss the importance of collaboration between stakeholders for effective implementation.

 ⦁  Educational Campaigns:  Highlight the significance of public awareness campaigns to educate riders and pedestrians about e-scooter safety measures, traffic rules, and responsible riding behaviors.

 ⦁   Future Outlook: :  Highlight the significance of public awareness campaigns to educate riders and pedestrians about e-scooter safety measures, traffic rules, and responsible riding behaviors.


⦁  No more than 1500 words

⦁  Answer only the questions asked.

⦁  Use caselaw and online articles to support your essay.

⦁  No more than 1500 words

⦁  Use proper grammar, citation format, and spelling.

 ⦁ No plagiarism or use of AI.

Thank you for your interest in our personal injury scholarship offered by New Jersey Injury Lawyers P.C. If you or someone you know was injured in a scooter accident, contact one of our attorneys today for a free consultation at (862) 227-4030.

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