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City of Philadelphia sued over injuries sustained by man driving Taizhou scooter

By Annie Cosby | Feb 28, 2014

A Philadelphia County man is suing over claims he was injured when his scooter struck a hole in the street.

Samuel Ahmad filed a lawsuit Feb. 11 in the Philadelphia County Circuit Court against Comcast, P.E.C.O., P.G.W., the city of Philadelphia, Verizon Pennsylvania Inc., Philadelphia Water Department, Temple University and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

According to the complaint, on May 22, 2012, Ahmad was riding a Taizhou Scooter on 15th Street at the intersection with Montgomery Avenue in Philadelphia when he struck a hole or depression in the ground and sustained injuries to his elbow, ankle and shoulder. The defendants are accused of being responsible for maintaining the street in this location.

Ahmad is seeking no more than $50,000 in damages. He is being represented in the case by attorney Elizabeth A. Savitt.

Philadelphia County Circuit Court Case No. 140201082.

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