May 1 The Ruth Law Team

While COVID-19 has negatively affected many Floridians, we do have some good news to report.  Florida as a whole has seen a drastic decrease in car crashes since coronavirus-related restrictions and regulations have gone into effect.   Florida Accidents By The Numbers The Florida Department of Safety and Motor Vehicles has released preliminary information through April…

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March 23 The Ruth Law Team

We want to assure you, our current and future clients, that we continue to fight for our clients during this unprecedented situation.  Our team remains 100% dedicated to you while continuing to follow CDC, state, and local guidelines.  The Ruth Law Team has systems in place to minimize contact with others, and we want you…

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December 31 The Ruth Law Team

As you probably know, this one of the busiest times of year for travel.  Don’t risk hurting yourself or somebody else by driving while tired or after drinking alcohol.  We have compiled a list of ways you and your loved ones around Tampa Bay can safely arrive to your destination tonight. Free Tow to Go…

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November 18 The Ruth Law Team

The Ruth Law Team’s main office in St. Petersburg is an official 2019 Toys For Tots dropoff location.  This is our law firm’s fourth year participating in the toy drive. We have had such a great response from our Pinellas County community and are proud to have this opportunity to collect toys for children in…

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August 23 The Ruth Law Team

We understand that some attorneys don’t – or don’t want to – handle personal injury cases.  Our law firm graciously welcomes the opportunity to evaluate referrals from other attorneys across the United States and throughout Florida.   Allow our attorneys to review your potential referral at no cost to you or your client.  We accept the…

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June 4 The Ruth Law Team

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a Class 1 recall, the strictest form of recall, for a Johnson & Johnson surgical product. Nearly 95,000 surgical staplers made by Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon unit have been labeled under a Class 1 recall, meaning the devices may cause serious injury or death. Ethicon has confirmed…

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May 23 The Ruth Law Team

Texting while driving? Expect police to pull you over. Florida drivers can now anticipate tougher texting and driving laws to take effect. Governor Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that tightens our current states laws. While texting while driving is already illegal to do in Florida, it is rarely enforced. That will soon change. Starting…

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March 29 The Ruth Law Team

This week, a San Francisco jury awarded a man $80 million in damages in his Roundup Weed Killer case. The plaintiff, Edwin Hardman, argued that the popular herbicide was a substantial factor in causing his non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He used the glyphosate-based weed killer for more than two decades on his own property. The award came…

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February 18 The Ruth Law Team

Last year, 11 children died from drowning in Hillsborough County. That is more than any other county in Florida. In an effort to reduce this number, the Tampa Metropolitan YMCA is offering FREE swimming lessons to families. Swim lessons run from March 18-21 and are open to children ages 3-12. In a state where children…

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January 21 The Ruth Law Team

Twelve patients have been hospitalized after receiving stem cell therapies contaminated with E. coli and other bacteria. People in Florida, Texas and Arizona received the treatments for varying reasons, including degenerative joint disease, back pain and a rotator cuff tear. The illnesses resulted in multiple hospitalizations, some for at least 30 days and another for…

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