December 31 Katie Ragsdale

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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December 21 The Ruth Law Team

Jus·tice (ˈjəstəs) n: the maintenance or administration of what is just especially by the impartial adjustment of conflicting claims or the assignment of merited awards or punishments. The quality of being just, impartial, or fair Merriam-Webster has selected the word justice as its Word of the Year for 2018. It beat out other notable words…

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December 13 The Ruth Law Team

Top All Children’s Hospital executives, including the CEO, have resigned amidst the release of a Tampa Bay Times investigation into the transparency and care its Heart Institute has provided over the past few years. The Times spent a year examining the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Heart Institute, uncovering an alarming amount of concerning issues. The…

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