August 14 The Ruth Law Team

When choosing a personal injury attorney, you are putting your trust in someone to represent you and look out for your best interests. Not all Florida injury attorneys practice solely personal injury, nor do they all have the same qualifications and experience. Next time you find yourself needing a lawyer, keep the following points in…

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July 24 The Ruth Law Team

If you live in Florida, you’ve likely heard that we are a no-fault state. What does that really mean? We get this question often. Many people presume it to mean that in a car accident, neither party is held liable for the accident. This is simply untrue. When we say Florida is a no-fault state,…

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July 14 The Ruth Law Team

Concussions are the most common kind of head injury, affecting millions of people in the US every year. Known as a mild traumatic brain injury, concussions are generally caused by bumps, blows or jolts to the head or body, causing the brain to move in the skull and affect normal brain functionality. While frequently associated…

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July 1 The Ruth Law Team

As we gear up for another holiday filled with BBQs, beaches and brews, our hope is that everyone has an enjoyable but safe holiday weekend. Every year, serious injuries and deaths occur over the 4th of July weekend throughout the U.S. The majority of injuries that occur around Independence Day are caused by the following…

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April 13 The Ruth Law Team

Medtronic has announced a voluntary recall of 2,622 StrataMR valves and shunts due to an increase in complaints. The valves and shunts, used in hydrocephalus management, control the flow of cerebrospinal fluid that is drained from the brain and is used to help relieve intracranial pressure. Unfortunately, complaints indicate the valves and shunts may lead…

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March 31 The Ruth Law Team

Another popular impotence drug has become the subject of complaints against its manufacturer. Reports indicate that, like Viagra, Cialis (tadalafil) may increase the risk for melanoma, an aggressive and sometimes deadly form of skin cancer. While Viagra and Cialis are competitors, both are facing similar lawsuits. The claims against Eli Lilly & Co., the manufacturer…

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January 27 The Ruth Law Team

We often get the question, “How much will a personal injury attorney cost me?” In essence, that answer depends on how much we recover on your behalf, however, we charge nothing upfront. While some attorneys charge an hourly fee for their services, others (like us) work on a contingency-fee basis. That means our fees are…

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January 13 The Ruth Law Team

Pictured: Attorneys Jessica Shahady and Eric Roslansky with our client $444,000. That’s how much a Pinellas County jury awarded one of our clients yesterday, who sustained injuries in a motor vehicle accident. The trial, held at Pinellas County Courthouse, lasted four days, and the jury deliberated several hours before awarding the verdict. The jury ruled against Geico…

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