No one anticipates the terrifying experience of a rollover accident. The unsettling sound of metal bending, shattered glass, and the world turning upside down can leave both physical and emotional scars. At The Ruth Law Team, we’ve stood shoulder to shoulder with Tampa residents for over 40 years, helping them find their way through the aftermath of such harrowing incidents.

These accidents can result in overwhelming medical bills, loss of income, and the challenge of rehabilitation. Beyond the financial stress, the emotional toll of reliving those memories can be paralyzing. Our commitment isn’t just about legal representation; it’s about understanding the weight of your journey and striving to lighten the load.

Your path to recovery deserves the backing of a team that’s been there for countless others. Reach out to the Tampa personal injury lawyers at The Ruth Law Team today, and let us help you find the strength and support to move forward. Contact us today for a free, no-obligation consultation by calling us at (813) 212-3765 or scheduling a no-obligation case evaluation online.

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Why Should You Choose The Ruth Law Team?

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We have over four decades of experience representing rollover accident victims in Tampa, 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 Rollover Accident Case Results

$1,125,000

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?
$250,000

Rollover Accident

Our legal team settled our client’s rollover accident case for the full policy limits. Our client was turning left when a truck without lights clipped his car, causing it to roll over. The at-fault driver fled the scene and was soon arrested.
$75,000

Rollover Accident

A negligent driver turned left in front of our client, causing our client’s SUV to flip over.  EMS transported our client to the hospital.  The rollover crash resulted in neck, head, and shoulder injuries.
$810,000

Rollover Accident

We settled this case for $810,000 after our client was injured in a car crash in Tampa. The at-fault driver failed to stop at a red light, causing our client’s car to roll over two times before coming to a rest.
$688,000

Car Accident Trial Verdict

When our client was hit by a distracted driver on I-4, the insurance company did not want to pay him a fair settlement for his injuries. We went to trial in May 2019 and obtained a $688,000 verdict from a Hillsborough county jury, which is… read more?
$375,000

Crash Resulting in Neck, Shoulder, and Back Injuries

Our attorneys recovered $375,000 for a client who was involved in a crash after another driver made a left turn in front of her.  The crash resulted in neck, shoulder,… read more?
$160,000

Settlement for Pedestrian Hit After Car Runs Stop Sign

Settlement to our client after being hit by a car which ran a stop sign.
$35,000

Passenger Injured in Drunk Driving Accident

We were able to settle this case for the full insurance policy limits on this case. Our client was a passenger in a vehicle when a DUI driver pulled out in front of them. This… 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.

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Common Rollover Accident Injuries

Rollover accidents are among the most traumatic road mishaps a person can experience. Due to the violent nature of such events, the range of potential injuries is vast. Knowing what to expect physically can sometimes be a first step in understanding and preparing for the journey ahead.

  • Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI): These can range from mild concussions to severe brain damage, often due to the force of the impact or striking the head against a hard surface.
  • Spinal Cord Injuries: Damage to the spine can result in partial or complete paralysis, impacting an individual’s mobility and quality of life.
  • Broken Bones: Rollover crashes frequently result in fractures, especially to the arms, legs, ribs, and pelvis.
  • Internal Injuries: These can include damage to the lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, or spleen, which may not be immediately evident but can be life-threatening.
  • Lacerations and Abrasions: Shattered glass, twisted metal, or seat belts can cause deep cuts or scrapes, leading to potential infections or permanent scarring.
  • Whiplash and Neck Injuries: The sudden movement of the vehicle during a rollover can strain or damage neck muscles and ligaments.
  • Burns: Occupants can suffer from minor to severe burns if the vehicle catches fire during or after a rollover.
  • Crush Injuries: Parts of the body can be trapped and crushed under the weight of the vehicle, especially if it lands on its side or roof.
  • Loss of Limb: In particularly catastrophic accidents, victims might face amputation due to severe injury or as a life-saving measure.
  • Psychological Trauma: Beyond the physical, the emotional and mental toll can be debilitating, leading to conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Rollover accidents are as unpredictable as they are dangerous. However, with awareness and understanding of potential injuries, individuals can better approach their treatment and recovery journey. If you or a loved one has endured any of these injuries, getting the medical care and legal support you deserve is essential. Your health, peace of mind, and future well-being are worth fighting for.

To schedule a FREE consultation with an attorney to determine if you have a case, please call (813) 212-3765 or schedule an appointment online.

Potential Damages Available to Tampa Rollover Accident Victims

The aftermath of a rollover accident is a complex web of medical expenses, time away from work, and navigating the emotional trauma of the event. Choosing to pursue a legal claim can help ease some of these burdens. While each case is unique and results may vary, it’s crucial to know the types of compensation you may be entitled to.

  • Medical Expenses: Covering the costs of hospital stays, surgeries, medications, therapy sessions, and any other medical-related expenses incurred due to the accident.
  • Rehabilitation Costs: Expenses related to physical therapy, occupational therapy, or any other treatment needed to regain mobility or function.
  • Future Medical Expenses: If the injury requires ongoing medical attention or procedures in the future.
  • Lost Wages: Compensation for the income lost due to the inability to work while recovering from injuries.
  • Loss of Earning Capacity: If the injuries sustained prevent the victim from returning to their previous job or reduce their ability to earn in the future.
  • Pain and Suffering: Compensation for the physical pain and emotional anguish resulting from the accident and injuries.
  • Property Damage: Costs to repair or replace your vehicle and any personal belongings damaged in the accident.
  • Emotional Distress: Addressing the psychological impacts, including anxiety, depression, or other emotional challenges arising from the event.
  • Punitive Damages: In cases where the other party’s negligence or wrongdoing was especially egregious, punitive damages serve to punish and deter such behavior in the future.

Navigating the path of a lawsuit can be challenging, but understanding the avenues for compensation provides clarity in a time of uncertainty. By advocating for your rights and well-being, you help ensure that the ramifications of the accident don’t overshadow your future. Always seek expert legal guidance to guide you on this journey, ensuring you can secure the compensation that aligns with your circumstances and needs.

Next Steps After a Rollover Accident

The moments following a rollover accident can be overwhelming, making it hard to know what steps to take. To help you navigate through the immediate aftermath and the days that follow, here’s a guideline on the actions to consider:

  • Safety First: Before anything else, check on the well-being of everyone involved. If anyone is injured, call 911 immediately. In addition to obtaining medical treatment, police can document and procure an accident report, outlining how the crash happened.
  • Document the Scene: If possible and safe, take photos of the accident scene, your vehicle, any other vehicles involved, and any visible injuries. This visual evidence can be crucial for your claim.
  • Gather Witness Information: Collect their names and contact details if there are any bystanders or witnesses. Their accounts can be beneficial later on.
  • Speak with Your Attorney: Consult your Tampa car accident attorney before contacting insurance companies or giving any statements. They can offer guidance tailored to your situation and help protect your rights. The Ruth Law Team is here to listen and guide you through the complexities that lie ahead.
  • Seek Medical Attention: Some injuries may not be immediately apparent, even if you feel fine. Getting a thorough check-up is essential, as this not only safeguards your health but also provides medical documentation should you decide to pursue a claim.
  • Avoid Discussing the Accident: Be cautious when talking about the accident, especially on social media platforms. Any statements, even those made casually, can be used against you later.
  • Maintain Records: Keep a detailed account of all medical visits, bills, and any correspondence related to the accident. A well-documented timeline can be invaluable for your claim.

A rollover accident is undeniably life-altering. Yet, by taking measured steps and leaning on experienced legal professionals like The Ruth Law Team, you can pave the way for a smoother recovery and just resolution. Your well-being is our priority.

To schedule a FREE consultation with an attorney to determine if you have a case, please call (813) 212-3765 or schedule an appointment online.

Should I Talk to the Insurance Company?

We strongly advise against making any recorded statements or discussing the crash with either insurance company before speaking with an accident attorney. While it’s necessary to report the accident to your insurance company, it’s advisable to tread cautiously. It’s always best to let your attorney guide such conversations, ensuring your rights and interests remain protected throughout the process. With The Ruth Law Team by your side, you can be confident that your interactions with insurance companies will be in your best interest.

Additional Rollover Crash Resources

What should I do when a rollover crash occurs?

Above, we discussed what to do after your crash. It is also important to know what steps to take while still on scene. If your vehicle is overturned or begins to roll, do you best to stay calm. After your vehicle stops moving, take a moment to reorient yourself to your surroundings. Conduct a quick self-assessment to check for injuries. If you do not feel you have any injuries that will... read more?

Should I hire a rollover crash lawyer?

If you have been involved in a rollover crash, you may be entitled to financial compensation. You have an especially strong claim if you have suffered serious injury or missed significant time from work. While each rollover crash is different, The Ruth Law Team provides free consultations. This allows us to assess your case and determine if you have grounds for a personal injury claim. If you... read more?

How much will it cost to hire a rollover accident attorney?

The last thing that you should have to worry about when involved in a rollover crash is paying for an attorney. That is why The Ruth Law Team operates on a contingency basis. Not only do we offer free consultations, but we only charge you after we have recovered a settlement. If we cannot reach a settlement agreement with the defense, we may take your case to trial. Our fee will be a... read more?

Contact Our Rollover Accident Attorneys

The path to recovery can seem daunting in the wake of a traumatic rollover accident. With legal complexities to navigate and decisions that can impact your future, it’s essential to have steadfast guidance and support. The Ruth Law Team, rooted in Tampa for over 40 years, stands ready to offer you compassionate assistance, ensuring you receive the understanding, respect, and advocacy you deserve. Let us be the anchor in your journey towards justice and healing.

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Our Tampa Injury Law Offices

At The Ruth Law Team in Tampa, we understand the importance of making informed decisions. To assist you in this process, we offer free, no-obligation consultations. It’s a straightforward way for you to get to know us, discuss your situation, and evaluate your next steps, all without any financial commitment. We’re here to help and guide you.

Contact Our Tampa Office (By Appointment Only):

Physical Address:
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Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 212-3765

Mailing Address:
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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 (813) 212-3765. Our lines are open 24/7.

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