Side-impact collisions, known as t-bone accidents, can have devastating consequences. These types of crashes often result in severe injuries due to the limited protection offered by the sides of a vehicle. If you or a loved one has been involved in a t-bone accident, you may be facing mounting medical bills, lost wages, and significant pain and suffering.

At The Ruth Law Team, we understand the physical, emotional, and financial toll a t-bone accident can take on you and your family. Our experienced accident attorneys are here to provide the support and guidance you need during this challenging time.

With more than 40 years of experience, our dedicated lawyers will work diligently to hold the responsible party accountable for your injuries. We are committed to securing the compensation you deserve for medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and other damages.

Call (888) 783-8378 or schedule a free case evaluation to receive the expert legal advice you need. There are no fees unless we win your case.

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Why Choose The Ruth Law Team?

At The Ruth Law Team, we understand the devastating impact of t-bone accidents. With decades of experience representing accident victims throughout Florida, our dedicated team of attorneys is committed to securing the compensation you deserve. Here’s why you should trust us with your case:


Proven Track Record

Our firm has a history of successful outcomes in personal injury cases, including crashes in which someone was driving on the wrong side of the road.


Personalized Attention

We treat every client with the care and respect they deserve, providing personalized legal strategies tailored to your unique situation.


No Upfront

We offer free consultations and work on a contingency fee basis, meaning you pay nothing unless we win your case.

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Wesley Chapel

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Wesley Chapel

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Frequently Asked Questions About T-Bone Accidents

What is a t-bone accident?

A side-impact collision or broadside collision, or a t-bone accident, occurs when the front of one vehicle crashes into the side of another vehicle, forming a "T" shape at the point of impact. These accidents typically happen at intersections where one driver fails to yield the right of way, runs a red light, or disregards a stop sign. The force of a t-bone collision can cause significant... read more?

What are the common causes of t-bone accidents?

T-bone accidents, also known as side-impact collisions, often occur unexpectedly and can result in severe injuries and extensive vehicle damage. Understanding the common causes of these accidents can help prevent them and determine fault when they occur. Here are the primary causes of t-bone accidents: Failure to Yield the Right of Way: One of the most frequent causes of t-bone accidents is... read more?

What types of injuries are common in T-Bone accidents?

The nature of these accidents can lead to various types of injuries, some of which may have long-term or even permanent effects. Here are some of the most common injuries sustained in t-bone accidents: Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI): The force of a side-impact collision can cause occupants to hit their heads against the vehicle’s interior, leading to traumatic brain injuries. TBIs can... read more?

Our Car Accident Case Results


Settlement for Family of Man Killed by a Negligent Driver

We obtained more than a million-dollar settlement for the family after their loved one was killed by a negligent driver. Our client was proceeding through a green light when another… read more?

Car Accident Settlement

Our attorneys were able to settle an auto accident case for $550,000 on behalf of a gentleman in St. Pete who was t-boned in his Honda Civic due to a negligent driver. Our client suffered injuries to the chest, back… read more?

Settlement for a Client Who Was Rear Ended at a Red Light

We obtained a $125,000 settlement on behalf of our client who was rear ended at a stop light in the Feather Sound neighborhood. Our client dealt with neck and back… read more?

Vehicle Struck by Commercial Truck

Amount recovered for car accident victim who was severely injured when her vehicle was hit by a commercial truck that crossed over into her lane. She experienced permanent neck, jaw and shoulder injuries and had… read more?

Car Accident Settlement

The Ruth Law Team settled a case for a gentleman who was in a five-car pile up caused by an erratic driver. He underwent shoulder surgery as a result of being rear ended.

Three-Car Rear-End Collision

This client was involved in a three-car collision when he was hit from behind and pushed into the car in front of him. He had recently undergone shoulder surgery and suffered further injury to the joint.

Settlement for Family of Man Killed by a Negligent Driver

We obtained more than a million-dollar settlement for the family after their loved one was killed by a negligent driver. Our client was proceeding through a green light when another… read more?

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?

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?

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

What Happens Next?

At The Ruth Law Team, we understand that this may be your first time seeking legal counsel and how intimidating that decision might be. This is why we have simplified the process to help you make the right decision for your circumstances. This 3-step process includes:

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Once you decide that The Ruth Law Team is the right option to represent you, we will begin the process of submitting your claim.

Understanding T-Bone Accidents

T-bone accidents typically occur at intersections when one driver fails to yield the right of way, runs a red light, or engages in other reckless behavior. Common injuries from these collisions include:

  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBI)
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Broken bones
  • Internal organ damage
  • Whiplash and other soft tissue injuries

Steps to Take After a T-Bone Accident

Being involved in a t-bone accident can be overwhelming, but taking the right steps immediately afterward can significantly impact your recovery and legal case. Here are the crucial actions you should take to protect your health and rights.

  • Seek Medical Attention: Your health is the top priority. A thorough medical examination is important, as some injuries may not be immediately apparent.
  • Document the Accident: Call 911. Take photos of the scene, gather contact information from witnesses, and obtain a copy of the driver exchange.
  • Contact The Ruth Law Team: The sooner you contact our experienced attorneys, the better we can protect your rights and build a strong case.

Contact a T-Bone Accident Attorney

The Ruth Law Team’s accident attorneys have a proven track record of success, with decades of combined experience in handling side-impact collision cases. We are here to guide you through this challenging process and fight for the justice you deserve. Contact The Ruth Law Team today and schedule your free consultation. We will connect you with a compassionate and skilled t-bone accident lawyer near you.

Don’t let the aftermath of a t-bone accident overwhelm you. Let The Ruth Law Team fight for your rights and help you navigate the legal process.

Call us today at (888) 783-8378 or complete our online contact form to schedule your free consultation. We’re here to help you every step of the way. Remember, there are no fees unless we win your case.

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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 (888) 783-8378. Our lines are open 24/7.

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