If you or a loved one has been injured in a head-on crash, we want you to know you are not alone. A head-on collision can result in severe injuries, emotional distress, and significant financial burdens. Navigating the aftermath of such an incident can be an incredibly daunting task.

Our team of dedicated car accident attorneys based in St. Petersburg, Florida, is here to offer expert legal advice and unwavering support during these challenging times. We are committed to fighting for your rights and ensuring you receive the compensation you deserve for your injuries, pain, and suffering.

Don’t let the burden of a head-on collision overwhelm you. Let our experienced attorneys advocate for you while you focus on your recovery. To speak with a St. Petersburg head-on crash attorney, please call (727) 325-5155 or schedule a free, no-obligation case evaluation.

Call us at (727) 325-5155 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation today.

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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 St. Petersburg, 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 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.
$200,000

Settlement for Bicyclist

$200,000 settlement for a gentleman who was bicycling on a city street and caught his hand/handlebar on a utility wire, causing him to sustain multiple fractures when he flipped over his bicycle.
$257,500

Victim Injured in Crash with Rock Hauler

Settlement for victim in significant crash with a rock hauler that ran a red light. The driver was ejected from the vehicle and suffered multiple fractures, abrasions and facial wounds.
$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?
$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?
$800,000

To Man’s Family After Tragic Loss Due To Motorcycle Collision With Road Debris

A 37 year-old man was riding his motorcycle on I-275 in Tampa, Florida when he struck a wood pallet causing him to be thrown up in the air before hitting… read more?

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

Consequences of Head-On Crashes

A head-on crash can result in a range of severe consequences that impact the victims’ physical and emotional well-being and financial stability. The crash could be caused by any number of factors including
negligence, drunk driving, texting and more. Here’s a list of some potential consequences that may arise following a head-on crash:

  • Severe Physical Injuries: These might include broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, internal bleeding, whiplash, and even paralysis or other forms of permanent disability.
  • Emotional Trauma: Survivors often suffer from emotional and psychological trauma after a head-on crash, which can lead to conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, and phobias related to driving or vehicles.
  • Financial Stress: Significant medical bills, ongoing treatment costs, rehabilitation expenses, and lost income due to inability to work can create substantial financial strain.
  • Property Damage: The vehicle involved in the head-on crash is likely to be severely damaged or totaled, which can result in significant repair or replacement costs.
  • Decreased Quality of Life: Injuries sustained in a head-on crash can lead to chronic pain or permanent disabilities, significantly impacting a victim’s quality of life. This might involve long-term physical therapy, assistive devices, and alterations to a person’s home and lifestyle.
  • Legal Proceedings: Victims may need to engage in complex legal proceedings to secure compensation for their losses, which can be a time-consuming and stressful process.

Remember, if you’re dealing with the aftermath of a head-on collision, you don’t have to face it alone. Our dedicated team of St. Petersburg personal injury lawyers are here to support you through every step of this challenging journey.

Call us at (727) 325-5155 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation today.

Potential Damages Available to St. Pete Head-On Crash Victims’ Families

If you choose to file a lawsuit following a head-on crash, you may be eligible for several types of compensation. The specific amounts and types of compensation will depend on the specifics of your case, but they might include:

  • Medical Expenses: This includes compensation for medical costs incurred, from immediate emergency care to ongoing treatment or rehabilitation, as well as future anticipated medical expenses.
  • Lost Wages and Earning Capacity: If the accident caused you to miss work or reduced your ability to earn in the future, you may be compensated for these losses.
  • Pain and Suffering: This includes compensation for physical pain, emotional distress, and the decreased quality of life resulting from the accident.
  • Property Damage: You may receive compensation for the repair or replacement of your vehicle and any other personal property damaged in the crash.
  • Loss of Consortium: Spouses of victims may be able to claim compensation for the loss of companionship and the services provided by their partner.
  • Punitive Damages: In cases where the at-fault driver’s behavior was particularly reckless or malicious, punitive damages may be awarded as a way to punish the wrongdoer and deter others from similar conduct.

Consult an experienced attorney who can help you understand what compensation might be available in your case. Our experienced team of car accident attorneys in St. Petersburg, Florida, is ready to help guide you through this process.

Next Steps After a Head-On Crash

In the aftermath of a head-on collision, you may feel overwhelmed and unsure what to do next. Taking immediate and strategic actions that protect your rights and prepare you for potential legal proceedings is essential. Here are the critical steps to consider:

  1. Prioritize Medical Attention: Your health is paramount. Seek immediate medical help, even if you feel fine, as some injuries may not be immediately evident. Keep all medical records, as they provide crucial evidence for your case.
  2. Contact Law Enforcement: Report the accident to the police. Their report will provide an objective account of the accident, which can be useful in your claim.
  3. Gather Information: Collect as much information as possible from the accident scene. This includes the other driver’s contact and insurance details, photographs of the scene, and contact information of any witnesses.
  4. Preserve Evidence: Maintain all documents and items related to the crash, such as photographs, medical bills, repair estimates, receipts of expenses related to the accident, and any other relevant documentation.
  5. Consult a Car Accident Attorney: Contact an experienced car accident attorney who can guide you through the complex process of filing a claim and seeking compensation. They can help protect your rights and interests.
  6. Notify Your Insurance Company: You may inform your insurance provider about the accident as soon as possible, but be cautious about what you say. We recommend you consult with a car accident lawyer before calling any insurance companies.
  7. Avoid Discussing the Accident Publicly: Refrain from discussing the accident or your injuries on social media or with anyone other than your attorney, as this could potentially be used against you in your claim.

At our law firm in St. Petersburg, Florida, we are committed to guiding you through each step following a head-on collision, protecting your rights, and helping you seek the compensation you deserve. Reach out to us today for a free, no-obligation consultation.

Call us at (727) 325-5155 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation today.

Should You Talk to the Insurance Company

We strongly advise against speaking with any insurance company before consulting with your attorney. Anything you say could potentially be used against you in your claim. Instead, inform the insurance company that your attorney will handle all future communications.

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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

Navigating the aftermath of a head-on crash can be daunting and stressful, especially when dealing with physical injuries, emotional trauma, and financial burdens. That’s where our team of dedicated head-on crash attorneys in St. Petersburg, Florida, steps in. We are committed to providing you with the legal expertise, unwavering support, and compassionate representation you need during this challenging time. By working tirelessly on your behalf, we aim to ensure those responsible are held accountable and work to receive the maximum compensation you are entitled to. Contact us today at (727) 325-5155 for a free, no-obligation consultation – we are ready to stand beside you every step of the way.

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Our St. Petersburg Injury Law Offices

We offer free 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.

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Physical Address:
8600 4th Street North
St. Petersburg, FL 33702-3104
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(727) 325-5155

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 (727) 325-5155. Our lines are open 24/7.

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