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The Scooter Store files for bankruptcy

Provider plans to emerge with new sales model, distribution footprint

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – The Scooter Store announced today that it plans to sell substantially all of its assets under section 363 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

Promise of Senate bill energizes complex rehab efforts


WASHINGTON – Sen. Charles Shumer, D-N.Y., has agreed to introduce a Senate companion bill to create a separate benefit for complex rehab, Don Clayback, executive director of NCART, announced April 10.

Swedish investor buys Permobil


STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Permobil, a manufacturer of high-end power wheelchairs, has been acquired by Investor AB, a Swedish investment firm, according to multiple reports.

Scooter Store lawsuit: What are the odds?


NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – If you’re a laid off employee suing The Scooter Store, you may want the company to turn things around, industry attorneys say.

Lenders give Scooter Store breathing room


NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – The Scooter Store will remain open past its initial deadline of March 31, the company announced today.

Scooter Store 'navigates path forward'


NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – In the wake of laying off most of its workforce, The Scooter Store has turned its focus to moving forward.

Complex rehab, retail can't fill Round 2 gap


YARMOUTH, Maine – Extensive cuts in Round 2 of competitive bidding have mobility providers looking for a Plan B.

Scooter Store furlough becomes permanent


NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – Most Scooter Store employees on furlough since March 8 will be officially laid off as of March 31, according to an email sent to employees by CEO Marty Landon Tuesday night.

Speculation swirls around The Scooter Store


NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – One thing is certain: The future is uncertain for one of the largest providers of scooters and power wheelchairs. 

NRRTS ‘raises bar’ for new registrants


WALENSBURG, Colo. – A NRRTS registrant should have a “well-rounded” foundation in complex rehab—and new standards adopted Feb. 15 should help to ensure that, says Executive Director Simon Margolis.