Resident sues condominium developer for negligence after e-scooter fall

He was flung off after hitting allegedly unmarked elevated ledge in carpark

The Glyndebourne in Trevose Crescent. Briton John Curtis, who lived there, is suing its developer for negligence after the e-scooter he rode on Jan 31, 2015, hit an allegedly unmarked elevated ledge on the ground of the basement carpark.
The Glyndebourne in Trevose Crescent. Briton John Curtis, who lived there, is suing its developer for negligence after the e-scooter he rode on Jan 31, 2015, hit an allegedly unmarked elevated ledge on the ground of the basement carpark. PHOTO: AZIZ HUSSIN FOR THE STRAITS TIMES
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An injured e-scooter rider's legal suit against a condo developer could lead to the introduction of a regime of rules for the use of such mobility devices in condominiums.

In the High Court case, Briton John Curtis, who lived at The Glyndebourne in Trevose Crescent at the time, is suing its developer for negligence after the e-scooter he rode on Jan 31, 2015, hit an allegedly unmarked elevated ledge on the ground of the basement carpark. It happened at about 6.30pm.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 07, 2018, with the headline Resident sues condominium developer for negligence after e-scooter fall. Subscribe