Life can take a turn when you least expect it. In an instant, a leisurely scooter ride in Sarasota’s gentle breezes can turn into the aftermath of an accident. The Ruth Law Team understands that these situations can be stressful and confusing. For over 40 years, we have offered a helping hand to people in your situation, guiding them through their legal journeys.

Being involved in a scooter accident brings more than physical injuries; it’s about disrupted lives, lost earnings, and stress-filled days and nights. We understand that. We’re here to offer calm amidst the chaos and to take on the legal burden while you focus on recovery.

Don’t let the complexity of your situation overwhelm you. Let’s start a conversation today – to discuss your case with a Sarasota Scooter accident attorney, please call (941) 366-9725 or schedule a free, no-obligation case evaluation online.

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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St. Petersburg

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St. Petersburg

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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The Ruth Law Team helped me through a personal injury claim. They were very professional, and kept me informed throughout the entire process. Anyone looking for an honest firm to aid them in their time of need, I would feel positive to recommend they come to Ruth Law. My paralegal was Nicole and she is awesome!

 
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I am very impressed how the Ruth Law team handled my motor vehicle accident. Eric Roslansky was a great lawyer who showed compassion for my injuries and well being. Always there to answer any concerns or questions I had along the way. The office staff very friendly and courteous. Would recommend them to others.

 
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Every time I have spoken with the staff at The Ruth Law Team, they have been very cordial and professional. They provided me with the necessary information to make the best decision for me and my family. I definitely recommend The Ruth Law Team of attorneys for auto accident help.

 
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St. Petersburg

Ruth Law Firm helped my 90 year old dad and disabled brother with injuries sustained in a car accident. His attorney Amy was patient, kind, and her personal service was amazing. Paralegal Patricia was so efficient and kept me informed. Finally, Ruth Law Firm’s recovery was above and beyond our expectations. For their professionalism and their excellence, I would recommend Ruth Law Firm to everyone- call them first. I am so grateful for how they helped my dad.

 
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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 scooter 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 Scooter Accident Case Results

$60,000

Driver Fractures Arm in Auto Accident

Recovery for driver who fractured her arm in a car accident while she was visiting family in Florida from out of state.
$150,000

Car Accident Settlement

Settlement obtained for a client who was at a complete stop when another driver reversed into her car. Our client suffered shoulder and back injuries as a result of the accident.
$1,795,000

Car Accident Trial Verdict

In May 2019, a Pinellas County jury awarded our client $1.795 million after her car accident in which she suffered injuries to her neck resulting in surgery.
$275,000

Driver Rear Ended While Stopped in Traffic

Verdict of $275K obtained for a driver rear ended at high rate of speed while stopped in traffic for a school bus. Our client sustained significant injury to his knee, resulting in surgery as well… read more?
$420,000

Car Collision with Garbage Truck

Recovery for victim who was severely injured in a car collision with a garbage truck. Victim’s vehicle completely crushed. Our client had a TMJ injury that required surgery.
$100,000

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?
$216,780

Settlement for Client Injured by a Lyft Driver

Our client was struck when a Lyft driver ran stop sign and hit her while crossing the intersection, resulting in neck and back injuries.
$150,000

Settlement for a Bicyclist Struck by an SUV

We secured a $150,000 settlement for a client who was struck by an SUV while riding her bicycle. Our client was initially scared, confused, and physically hurting. We were honored to hold her hand through… read more?
$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?

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

Common Scooter and Moped Accident Injuries

In the wake of a scooter accident, it’s critical to acknowledge the physical toll it can take on your body. It’s not just about the visible bruises or the immediate pain – the internal and long-term injuries can be equally, if not more, devastating. The Ruth Law Team has seen many injuries resulting from scooter mishaps. Here are some of the most common we’ve encountered:

  • Head Injuries: Helmets can help, but they’re not foolproof. Concussions, traumatic brain injuries, and skull fractures can result from high-impact collisions.
  • Facial Injuries: Without the protective shell of a car or truck around you, your face is vulnerable to injury in an accident. Broken noses, dental damage, and lacerations are common.
  • Neck and Spinal Cord Injuries: These can range from whiplash to more serious injuries like herniated discs or spinal cord damage, which may lead to paralysis.
  • Fractures and Broken Bones: The force of impact can easily lead to fractures in the arms, legs, ribs, or collarbone.
  • Road Rash: Falling off a scooter and skidding across pavement can cause serious skin abrasions, commonly referred to as road rash.
  • Internal Injuries: Sometimes, the injuries aren’t immediately visible. Damage to organs or internal bleeding can occur during a high-impact collision.
  • Psychological Trauma: The emotional and psychological effects, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and anxiety, can be as real and debilitating as any physical injury.

Every accident is different, and the injuries sustained can vary widely from one person to another. Recognizing these injuries, seeking medical attention, and documenting everything is crucial to recovery and building a strong legal case.

The Ruth Law Team stands ready to listen to your story, understand your injuries, and offer the legal support you need. We’re here to walk with you every step of the way, turning obstacles into opportunities for justice and healing. Reach out to us today, because you deserve to focus on your recovery while we focus on the rest.

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

Potential Damages Available to Sarasota Scooter and Moped Accident Victims

Taking the legal step to seek compensation after a scooter accident is about more than monetary gain. It’s about fairness, justice, and your right to reclaim what’s been lost. The damages you’ve suffered significantly impact your life, and it’s only right that you’re compensated for those hardships.

While each case is unique, and the compensation depends on the specific circumstances of your accident, here are some common forms of restitution you might receive:

  • Medical Expenses: This includes the cost of immediate medical care, future medical treatments, rehabilitation, physical therapy, prescription medications, and any other related expenses.
  • Lost Wages: If your injuries prevent you from working, you may be compensated for your lost income during your recovery period.
  • Future Earnings: Serious injuries could affect your capacity to earn in the future. Compensation can cover the difference between what you would have earned and what you can earn post-accident.
  • Property Damage: If your scooter or other personal belongings were damaged in the accident, you could receive compensation for repair or replacement.
  • Pain and Suffering: While harder to quantify, the physical pain and emotional distress you’ve experienced due to the accident are compensable.
  • Emotional Distress: Besides physical injuries, accidents can lead to serious emotional and psychological issues like depression, anxiety, and sleep disorders, for which you may receive compensation.

Every case carries its unique challenges and opportunities. The Ruth Law Team has spent over four decades championing for individuals who have had their lives upended by such unexpected events. We’re here to help you understand what you’re entitled to and will strive relentlessly to ensure you receive it.

You don’t have to face the consequences alone. Reach out to our injury lawyers in Sarasota today and let us join you on your journey towards reclaiming what’s rightfully yours. It’s time for your voice to be heard and your injuries to be acknowledged. Together, we can make it happen.

Next Steps After an Accident

Getting into a scooter accident can be a disorienting, chaotic experience. Knowing what to do in the aftermath can greatly ease the stress, help you regain control, and strengthen your potential legal case. Here’s a simple, step-by-step guide for your journey post-accident:

  1. Check for Injuries and Get Medical Help: Safety first. Check yourself and others involved for injuries. Even if you feel fine, some injuries might not be immediately apparent. Seek medical attention right away to rule out any hidden damage.
  2. Contact the Police: Dial 911 to report the accident. An official police report can be valuable documentation for your case later.
  3. Document the Scene: If possible, take photographs or videos of the accident scene, your injuries, and any damage to your scooter or other properties. Gather contact information from witnesses, if there are any.
  4. Contact The Ruth Law Team: Before you talk to anyone else about the accident, it’s essential to consult with your attorney. We can provide initial advice and guide you through the process, ensuring your rights are protected.
  5. Keep a Record: Document everything related to your accident and injuries. This includes medical bills, missed work, physical therapy, property damage repairs, and any other related expenses.
  6. Follow Through on Medical Treatment: Adhere to your doctor’s advice and follow through on treatments or therapy recommended. This not only aids in your recovery but also documents the ongoing impact of the accident on your life.

Remember, every step you take following your accident can significantly impact your path to recovery and compensation. With our vast experience spanning over 40 years, the Ruth Law Team is committed to guiding you through this complex process. Contact us today and let us turn this overwhelming situation into a manageable, step-by-step journey toward your rightful compensation and peace of mind. Together, we can restore the balance in your life.

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

Should You Talk to the Insurance Company?

It’s best to have initial discussions with your attorney before giving any statements or accepting any offers. Remember, what you say to an insurance adjuster could significantly impact your claim. The Ruth Law Team can guide you through these interactions, helping you navigate complex conversations and upholding your rights and interests.

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Additional Scooter Accident Resources

What If I Was Hit On a Scooter?

If you were hit on a scooter, you will likely need to seek immediate medical attention! If you are able to safely move out of harm’s way, you should do so and immediately call police. Do not admit fault in the accident. Take photos if possible, and obtain the other driver’s license plate number and insurance information. Once you have completed the above items, contact an experienced... read more?

Contact Our Sarasota Scooter and Moped Accident Attorneys

At The Ruth Law Team, we recognize the profound impact a scooter accident can have on your life. We understand your challenges, from physical injuries and emotional distress to financial worries. Our experienced injury lawyers in Florida are committed to helping you navigate the legal process, advocating for your rights, and pursuing the compensation you deserve. Don’t shoulder the burden alone if you’ve been involved in a scooter accident. Reach out to us today. Together, we can turn this difficult chapter into a journey toward justice and recovery.

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Our Sarasota Injury Law Offices

For over 40 years, The Ruth Law Team has been fighting for those who’ve been injured at no fault of thier own such as a scooter accident and are in need of professional, compassionate legal assistance. 

We offer free, no-obligation in-person and virtual consultations and are ready to serve your legal needs with compassion and dedication. As we have for more than four decades, The Ruth Law Team remains committed to fighting for justice on behalf of our clients. Reach out to us today, and let us guide you through this challenging time.

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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