Being involved in a car accident is a daunting experience, even more so when it involves a car-sharing service like Turo. The unexpected shock, the rush of emotions, the immediate concerns for safety and health—it’s overwhelming. And then there’s the aftermath: medical appointments, car repairs, insurance queries, and the looming question of who is responsible.

At The Ruth Law Team, we’ve walked beside countless Tampa residents through these uncertain times. We know how confusing it can be to navigate the complexities of a Turo accident, especially when determining liability and seeking rightful compensation.

You’re not alone in this journey. We’re here to offer guidance, support, and the dedicated legal representation you deserve. Contact us if you or a loved one has been affected by a Turo-related accident in Tampa. Let’s discuss your situation and find a way forward together.

To discuss your case with a Tampa Turo accident lawyer, please call (813) 212-3765 or schedule a free case evaluation for a no-cost, no-obligation case evaluation.

Call us at (813) 212-3765 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 turo 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 Auto Accident Case Results

$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?
$2,500,000

Settlement For The Family of a Truck Accident Victim

Our client was driving a dump truck on the highway when a driver (who was driving under the influence) failed to maintain his lane and collided with our client.  Our… read more?
$750,000

Pedestrian Struck by Cement Truck

Verdict to a young victim hit by a cement truck. Our client sustained significant back injuries including syringomyelia. She is on permanent disability from her injuries.
$350,000+

Settlement for Pedestrian Recovered

Our law firm recovered over $350K for a woman struck as a pedestrian at night in a disputed liability claim. Our client required an extensive hospital and rehabilitation for injuries including a broken pelvis, closed… read more?
$1,300,000

Rider Shatters Wrist in Motorcycle Accident

Another law firm requested our assistance as co-counsel to help obtain a $1,300,000 settlement after he was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident. He endured multiple surgeries after a driver hit him, shattering his wrist… read more?
$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.
$1,035,000

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.
$550,000

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?
$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.

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

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Common Turo Accident Injuries

Regardless of their nature, accidents can lead to many physical injuries. When it comes to collisions involving vehicles from Turo, the range of potential injuries is as vast as in any other motor vehicle accident. Recognizing and understanding these injuries is crucial for immediate medical attention and ensuring that victims are adequately compensated for their suffering.

Common Injuries Sustained in Turo Accidents:

  • Whiplash: A sudden jerking motion during the collision can strain neck muscles and tendons.
  • Concussions: Blunt trauma to the head, or even a violent shake, can result in this type of traumatic brain injury.
  • Broken Bones: Arms, legs, ribs, and other bones can break upon impact.
  • Cuts and Abrasions: Broken glass or metal shards can cause varying degrees of cuts.
  • Burns: These can occur from fires ignited due to the collision or from contact with hot vehicle parts.
  • Spinal Cord Injuries: Damage to the spine can result in pain, paralysis, or other severe conditions.
  • Internal Injuries: Organs can be bruised, punctured, or damaged during a severe impact.
  • Knee and Leg Injuries: These injuries range from simple sprains to complex fractures.
  • Dislocated Joints: Injuries to joints are common, particularly the shoulders or hips after a side collision.
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): Psychological trauma can linger long after physical wounds have healed.

In the wake of a Turo accident, seeking immediate medical attention is imperative, even if injuries initially seem minor. What appears as a simple ache might indicate a more severe underlying condition. The Ruth Law Team understands the profound impact of these injuries on the lives of victims and their families. While we can’t reverse the events, we are committed to advocating for your rights and ensuring you receive the care and compensation you need to move forward.

Call us at (813) 212-3765 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation today.

Potential Damages Available to Tampa Turo Accident Victims

Accidents, especially those involving a service like Turo, can ripple through multiple facets of your life. It’s not just the immediate medical bills; the aftermath can affect your physical well-being, emotional state, finances, and more. Pursuing a legal claim can be a way of ensuring you’re fairly compensated for these cascading effects.

Potential Compensation Categories Following a Turo Accident:

  • Medical Expenses: Compensation for hospital stays, surgeries, therapy, medications, and any future medical needs related to the accident.
  • Rehabilitation Costs: Extended therapies, chiropractic treatments, and other modalities aimed at full recovery.
  • Lost Wages: If the accident has made you miss work or if you’re unable to work for a certain period.
  • Reduced Earning Capacity: If injuries hinder your ability to earn at the same capacity as you did before the accident.
  • Property Damage: Compensation for repairs to your vehicle or the total value if deemed a total loss.
  • Pain and Suffering: For the physical pain and emotional distress endured due to the accident.
  • Emotional Distress: For the psychological impact, which might include anxiety, depression, or other emotional trauma.
  • Out-of-Pocket Expenses: Miscellaneous costs directly related to the accident, such as transportation for medical appointments or modifications made to the home due to injuries.

Concluding your accident experience with a claim is about more than just seeking justice—it’s about restoring balance and normalcy to your life. While no amount of compensation can undo the trauma, it can help alleviate the financial and emotional burdens that follow. The Ruth Law Team is here to stand by your side, working diligently to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.

Next Steps After a Turo Accident

An accident can make one feel dazed, confused, and unsure of the best action. However, the moments and days following a Turo accident are crucial for your well-being and any legal actions you may decide to pursue. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you navigate this challenging time:

  1. Prioritize Safety: Ensure that you and anyone involved are safe before anything else. If injuries are evident, seek medical attention immediately. If possible, move vehicles out of traffic to a secure location.
  2. Contact the Authorities: Report the accident to the local police. Their official report can be valuable later on, providing an objective account of the incident.
  3. Document the Scene: Using your phone or camera, capture photos of the accident scene, vehicle damages, road conditions, and any visible injuries. These images can serve as crucial evidence.
  4. Collect Information: Exchange details with the other parties involved, including names, contact information, driver’s license numbers, and insurance details. If there are witnesses, gather their contact information as well.
  5. Speak with Your Attorney: Before reaching out to any insurance company, it’s paramount that you consult with a Tampa personal injury lawyer. They can offer guidance on communicating without jeopardizing your rights or potential compensation.
  6. Avoid Public Statements: Be cautious about discussing the accident on social media or with anyone outside of your legal counsel. Any statements can be taken out of context and may be used against you.
  7. Notify Turo: As the accident involves a Turo vehicle, informing the platform about the incident is essential. However, keep your initial report factual and refrain from admitting fault or sharing details until you’ve spoken with your attorney.
  8. Start a Personal Record: Keep a diary or a log detailing your physical and emotional state post-accident. This can be beneficial in illustrating the accident’s impact on your life.
  9. Keep All Documentation: Store medical bills, repair estimates, and any correspondence related to the accident in a safe place. These records can be indispensable in building your case.
  10. Stay Consistent with Medical Treatments: Follow through consistently if you’re prescribed any treatments or therapies. Any gaps can be misconstrued as a sign that your injuries aren’t severe.

In the aftermath of an accident, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed. However, prioritizing these steps and aligning yourself with the knowledgeable team at The Ruth Law Team can help safeguard your rights and set the stage for a smoother recovery journey. We’re here to assist and guide you every step of the way.

Call us at (813) 212-3765 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation today.

Should I Talk to the Insurance Company?

Oftentimes, it’s in your best interest to allow your attorney to handle all communications with the insurance company, ensuring that your interests remain the top priority.

Additional Turo Accident Resources

What if I’ve been hurt in a car accident?

When you have been in a car accident, truck accident or motorcycle accident, understanding what to do next is of vital importance. Obviously securing the safety of everyone in the accident is the first priority. Call 911 if anyone is injured. Get the name and address of the driver of each vehicle. The owner of the vehicle may not be the same as the driver, so be sure to also get the name and... read more?

What do I do if the insurance company is not offering me enough for my car?

https://youtu.be/EnKRcZvgKw8 Just like when buying a new car, the best thing you can do is arm yourself with knowledge.  The internet is your best resource. Kelly Blue Book and NADA are the standards in the industry to find the actual cash value (ACV) of your car.  Check out the classified advertisements in your local newspapers, search websites like Craigslist, and check with the car... read more?

What does it mean if my car was totaled?

Your car is considered totaled if the damages are not repairable or if price of the repairs will cost more than the actual value of the vehicle. Do your homework. Check the internet (such as Kelley Blue Book) or NADA for the actual cash value (ACV) of your car, check out the classified advertisements in your local newspapers, and check with the car dealerships in your area. Look for the prices... read more?

Contact Our Turo Accident Attorneys

Experiencing a Turo accident can be a whirlwind of emotions, uncertainties, and pressing questions. The path forward may seem complex, but you don’t have to navigate it alone. At The Ruth Law Team, our dedicated car accident attorneys bring decades of experience standing up for individuals in situations like yours. Reach out to us, and let our seasoned team provide clarity, support, and steadfast representation through every phase of your journey.

Contact The Ruth Law Team at (813) 212-3765 for a free review of your case by one of our Turo accident attorneys. We are here to support you during this challenging time.

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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.

Contact Our Tampa Office (By Appointment Only):

Physical Address:
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Tampa, FL 33606
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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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