Navigating life after a head-on collision can be an uphill battle. Here at The Ruth Law Team, we recognize the hardships you’re grappling with – the physical pain, the emotional turmoil, and the financial strain can be overwhelming. More than just a law firm, we are a devoted team committed to lightening your load during this difficult period.

A head-on accident is more than just a statistic, it causes lives to be disrupted and everyday activities to halt. We understand the abrupt changes you have to make, the time you’ve had to take off work, the mounting medical bills, and the ongoing therapy. You are not just a case number for us, but a valued member of our Sarasota community who deserves justice.

Recovery is a long and often challenging process, but you don’t have to walk this path alone. Here at The Ruth Law Team, we are ready to stand with you and fight for your rights, helping you seek the compensation you deserve to facilitate your healing journey. Let us help carry some of your burdens. Contact us today for a no-obligation consultation. Your journey to justice begins with one step, one phone call. Take that step now.

To speak with a Sarasota head-on crash attorney, please call (941) 366-9725 or schedule a free, no-obligation case evaluation.

Call us at (941) 366-9725 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation today.

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My wife and I were very satisfied with Ruth Law Firm and their handling of our lawsuit regarding my motorcycle accident. They were always courteous and communicated with us in a timely manner whenever we needed assistance or clarification during the legal proceedings. We were satisfied with the final settlement and would not hesitate to use their services in the future if the need should arise. Thank you.

 
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The Ruth Law Team was there for me from the day of my accident to the very end. The day after my accident they sent an investigator to my home to get the details of the accident. Which was amazing because I was in so much pain there is no way I could have gone to their office. They fought for me every step of the way and I am eternally grateful. They literally had to do so much work on my behalf. I can't thank them enough for turning a very traumatic event in my life into a supportive and nurturing experience. Nicole was my go to and she was phenomenal. She checked on me regularly and kept me up to date on the case. Thank you!

 
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St. Petersburg

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Why Should You Choose The Ruth Law Team?

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We have over four decades of experience representing head-on accident victims in Sarasota, FL, and throughout the state.

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Our firm has recovered millions in damages and compensation throughout our 40+ years of representing clients.

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Our firm values honest communication and open dialogue with clients, so you always feel connected and updated about the situation.

Our Head-On Accident Case Results

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Settlement Obtained for Client in a Head-On Crash

We obtained a $100,000 settlement for a client who was hit head on by an uninsured driver. She went to the hospital where she was treated for a concussion and bruising as well as hip,… read more?
$950,000

Verdict for Passenger Injured in Head-On Collision

$950,000 in head on collision. The victim was a passenger and sustained multiple fractures, collapsed lung, and lacerated spleen.
$350,000

Settlement in Head-On Collision

Settlement for victim of head on car crash. Our client and her husband sustained significant injuries, including multiple fractures, when a driver crossed over into oncoming traffic and hit them head on.
$250,000

Head-On Collision with Commercial Truck

Settlement for victim injured when hit head on by commercial truck. She experienced significant injuries including compound fracture of tibia and fibula that broke through the skin requiring surgical repair.
$100,000

Verdict After Tow Truck Pulls in Front Of Motorcycle

Our client suffered a number of injuries including a brain bleed and several fractures (despite wearing his helmet) after a tow truck pulled out in front of him in Manatee… read more?
$175,000

Settlement For Auto Accident

Our client’s car was struck by a driver who ran a red light resulting in a closed head injury and a shoulder tear.
$444,000

Verdict for a Man Injured by an Uninsured Motorist

Our client suffered injuries to the head, neck and back when an uninsured motorist rear-ended him while sitting in traffic. The at-fault driver hit our client with enough force to propel him into another vehicle,… read more?
$1,035,000

Pedestrian Hit by Tractor Trailer

Recovery for our client who was severely injured when hit by a tractor trailer. The victim was drug by the trailer causing fractures, torn muscles, permanent scarring and disfigurement.
$89,999

Drunk Driver Swerves and Hits Car Head On

The at-fault driver in this crash was driving under the influence when he swerved into our client’s lane and hit him head on, causing a significant impact on Gunn Highway. Our client suffered injuries to… read more?

NOTE: Client may not obtain the same or similar results.

Consequences of Head-On Crashes

While no two head-on accidents are identical, they often share a grim similarity: the significant and serious injuries they can inflict on those involved. These incidents can dramatically alter lives in an instant, leading to both short-term and long-term consequences. Below is an overview of common injuries that individuals might sustain in such accidents:

  • Whiplash: One of the most common injuries, whiplash, occurs when the head and neck are violently jerked forward and back, stretching the muscles and ligaments beyond their normal range.
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs): The impact can cause the brain to collide with the skull, leading to concussions, brain hemorrhage, or other forms of TBI. Symptoms can be immediate or delayed, with mild to severe effects.
  • Broken Bones: The force of a head-on collision often results in fractured or broken bones, including arms, legs, ribs, and more.
  • Spinal Cord Injuries: A severe jolt can damage the spine, potentially leading to paralysis or other forms of permanent disability.
  • Internal Injuries: These can include damage to organs, internal bleeding, or internal bruising. Often, these injuries aren’t immediately visible, making prompt medical attention crucial.
  • Psychological Trauma: Beyond the physical damage, a head-on collision can cause significant emotional distress, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, depression, and more.

The aftermath of a head-on collision is often fraught with physical and emotional challenges, and the path to recovery can be long and grueling. Each injury is a stark reminder of the event, adding to the stress and trauma. At The Ruth Law Team, we understand this and are here to help. If you or a loved one has suffered due to a head-on collision, reach out to our Sarasota personal injury attorneys. Let’s explore the possibilities of legal recourse together as you continue your journey toward recovery.

Call us at (941) 366-9725 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation today.

Potential Damages Available to Sarasota Head-On Crash Victims & Their Families

In such trying times, it’s important to remember that you may be entitled to compensation to help ease the burdens you’re facing. Here are some of the potential forms of compensation that might be available if you decide to pursue a claim:

  • Medical Expenses: This can cover everything from emergency care immediately after the accident to ongoing treatment and therapies you may need.
  • Rehabilitation Costs: If your injuries require physical therapy or other forms of rehabilitation, these costs might be part of your compensation.
  • Lost Wages: If you’re unable to work because of your injuries, you could be compensated for the income you’ve missed out on.
  • Future Lost Earnings: In cases where your ability to work in the future has been impacted, you could receive compensation for potential earnings you would have made.
  • Pain and Suffering: This refers to the physical pain and emotional anguish you have experienced due to the accident and your injuries.
  • Property Damage: If your vehicle or other personal property was damaged in the accident, you could receive compensation for repair or replacement costs.

In the midst of a crisis, it’s essential to remember that you are not alone and there are avenues of support available to you. Although financial compensation cannot undo the trauma of the accident, it can alleviate some of the economic burdens and aid in your recovery process. The Ruth Law Team is here to guide you through this challenging process, helping you understand your rights and advocating for the compensation you may be entitled to. Let us walk this path with you. Reach out today for a conversation on how we can assist in your journey toward healing and justice.

Next Steps After a Head-On Crash

Knowing the appropriate steps to take is crucial in the whirlwind of emotions and uncertainty following a head-on accident. Your actions can significantly impact your recovery and any potential legal case. Here are some important steps to consider following a head-on collision:

  • Seek Medical Attention: Your health is the top priority. Even if you feel fine immediately after the accident, some injuries may not immediately present symptoms. Getting a medical evaluation as soon as possible can ensure you receive timely treatment and document your injuries.
  • Contact Law Enforcement: It’s important to report the crash to the police. They can document the scene, gather statements, and provide a formal accident report, which can be valuable for your case.
  • Document the Accident: If you’re able, collect evidence at the scene. This can include taking photos of the accident site, your injuries, and any damage to your vehicle. Additionally, gather contact information from any witnesses. The police should do this as well, so don’t stress if you are unable to obtain witness information.
  • Speak with Your Attorney: Before reaching out to insurance companies, it’s critical to consult with a knowledgeable attorney, like those at The Ruth Law Team. We can guide you on how to communicate effectively without jeopardizing your case. Remember, insurance companies are often more focused on protecting their own interests, and your attorney is there to defend yours.
  • Begin the Legal Process: With your attorney’s guidance, you can begin pursuing a claim. This might involve further investigations, negotiations with insurance companies, or, if necessary, preparing to take the case to trial.
  • Continue Medical Treatment: Following your doctor’s recommended treatment plan is important for your recovery and demonstrating the severity of your injuries.

The aftermath of a head-on collision can feel overwhelming, but you don’t have to navigate it alone. At The Ruth Law Team, we provide the support and legal counsel you need during this challenging time. Prioritizing your well-being and recovery, our injury lawyers can guide you through the legal process, giving you the peace of mind to focus on healing. Reach out to us today to discuss the next steps toward your recovery and potential compensation.

Call us at (941) 366-9725 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation today.

Should You Talk to the Insurance Company

If you’ve been involved in a head-on accident, it might be tempting to speak with the insurance company immediately to resolve the situation quickly. However, it’s vital to exercise caution. Insurance companies often aim to minimize payouts, and they may use anything you say to their advantage to reduce or even deny your claim. It is strongly recommended to consult an attorney before discussing the accident with the insurance company. At The Ruth Law Team, we can guide you in handling these interactions, helping you avoid potential pitfalls and protecting your interests.

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Additional Head-On Accident Resources

How do I know if I have a strong case for a head-on collision lawsuit?

If you have been involved in a head-on collision and are considering filing a lawsuit, you may be wondering if you have a strong case. There are several factors that go into determining the strength of a personal injury case, and it is best to speak with an experienced personal injury lawyer to discuss the specifics of your situation. However, here are some general considerations that can help... read more?

How can a head-on collision affect my mental health?

A head-on collision is one of the most traumatic experiences that a person can endure. In addition to physical injuries, such as broken bones and lacerations, a head-on collision can also have a significant impact on your mental health. Here's what you need to know about how a head-on collision can affect your mental health: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) – One of the most common... read more?

How can I prove liability in a head-on collision?

If you have been involved in a head-on collision, one of the key elements in determining the outcome of your case is proving liability. Liability refers to who is at fault for the accident and who should be responsible for the damages that result. In order to prove liability in a head-on collision case, there are a few key steps you should take: Gather evidence: Evidence is crucial in... read more?

Contact Our Head-On Accident Attorneys

The aftermath of a head-on accident can leave you reeling, facing physical injuries and emotional and financial challenges. As you navigate this tumultuous time, having experienced, dedicated legal representation by your side can make all the difference. At The Ruth Law Team, our Sarasota car accident attorneys are ready to stand with you, fight for your rights, and help you seek the justice and compensation you deserve. Reach out to us, and let’s take this crucial journey together. Contact us today at (941) 366-9725 for a free, no-obligation consultation – we are ready to stand beside you every step of the way.

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Our Sarasota Injury Law Offices

At The Ruth Law Team, we aim to provide a safe harbor. Based here in Sarasota, our personal injury law offices are where compassion meets legal expertise, your voice is heard, and your rights are upheld. As a part of your community for over 40 years, we are committed to serving you with dedicated, personalized attention, seeking to lighten your load during these challenging times. Let us introduce you to our offices, where your journey to justice takes shape.

Contact our Sarasota office:

Physical Address:
677 North Washington Boulevard
Sarasota, FL 34236
By Appointment Only
(941) 366-9725

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 16847
St. Petersburg, FL 33733

About The Ruth Law Team

For over 40 years, The Ruth Law Team has been helping those who were injured due to an accident, defective product, nursing home abuse, and more. If you or someone you love was wrongfully hurt, The Ruth Law Team will guide and support you through the legal process.

Our team of passionate and experienced personal injury attorneys will fight for what you deserve. If you would like to speak with one of our attorneys and have your case evaluated, please don’t hesitate to give us a call at (941) 366-9725. Our lines are open 24/7.

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