Accidents caused by wrong-way drivers are often catastrophic, leading to severe injuries and extensive property damage. If you or a loved one has been involved in an accident with a driver going the wrong way, you may be facing significant medical bills, lost wages, and immense pain and suffering.

At The Ruth Law Team, we understand the profound impact these accidents can have on your life. Our experienced attorneys are here to provide you with 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 their actions.

We are committed to securing the compensation you deserve for medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and other damages resulting from the accident. We aim to alleviate the financial burden and help you focus on your recovery.

Call (888) 783-8378 or schedule a free case evaluation to receive the expert legal advice you need. Remember, there are no fees unless we win your case. Let The Ruth Law Team fight for the justice and compensation you deserve.

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Why Choose The Ruth Law Team?

At The Ruth Law Team, we understand the complexities of wrong-way driver accident cases. With decades of experience representing accident victims in St. Pete and 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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Car Accident Client

I will always count on this firm for any of my legal needs.

Karen M.
Wesley Chapel

We are very pleased with The Ruth Law Firm. We worked with Amy Catledge and Patti Olson. We are happy with the outcome and feel the law firm is one you can trust.

Michael H.
Punta Gorda

I am glad I picked The Ruth Law Team. Eric Roslansky was very comforting and professional with my accident. The staff was very courteous and friendly always answering questions happily. I would recommend them any time.

Auto Accident Client

Very humble and understood my needs in a time I had no idea what to do.

Jennifer T.

The Ruth Law Team recently helped me through a very stressful situation following my car accident. They kept me well informed every step of the way. Jessica and Nicole are both helpful and responded quickly to any questions I had. Thank you so much.


Great team to work with!!! Worked hard with excellent outcome. Highly recommend!!!!

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Kept me up to date on all parts of my case. Very professional and courteous about my concerns or any questions I've had.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Wrong-Way Crashes

What is a wrong-way driver accident?

A wrong-way driver accident occurs when a vehicle travels in the opposite direction of traffic flow, often leading to head-on collisions or severe side-impact crashes. These accidents are among the most dangerous and deadly on the road due to the high speeds typically involved and the unexpected nature of encountering a vehicle traveling the wrong way. Here are the key details: ... read more?

What are the common causes of wrong-way driver accidents?

Wrong-way driver accidents are alarming and often devastating incidents that occur when a vehicle travels against the flow of traffic. Understanding the common causes of these accidents is crucial for prevention and accountability. Here are the primary factors that contribute to wrong-way driver accidents: 1. Impaired Driving Alcohol Impairment: Driving under the influence of alcohol is a... read more?

What types of injuries are common in wrong-way driver accidents?

Wrong-way driver accidents are among the most severe vehicular collisions due to their unexpected nature and high-speed impact. These accidents often result in catastrophic injuries, given the force and angle of the collisions. Here are some of the most common injuries sustained in wrong-way driver accidents: 1. Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) Concussions: A concussion is a mild form of... read more?

Our Car Accident Case Results


Settlement For Auto Accident

Our client’s car was struck by a driver who ran a red light resulting in a closed head injury and a shoulder tear.

Settlement for a family after a company failed to properly secure a truckload of pallets

We represented the family of a gentleman who tragically passed after a motorcycle crash. This family contacted us when their loved one, who was riding his motorcycle, collided with a… read more?

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.

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.

Driver Sideswiped by Commercial Vehicle

Settlement for driver sideswiped by a commercial vehicle. The victim suffered neck and low back injury resulting in lumbar laminectomy. The driver also suffered from depression and anxiety which was aggravated by this collision.

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.

Bicycle Accident Settlement

Our client was riding her bicycle when a vehicle ran a stop sign and hit her. Unfortunately, she suffered a broken elbow and head injury, resulting in a stay at a local hospital. We are grateful we were able to… 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?

Victim Severely Injured in Car Collision

Settlement for our client severely injured when another driver turned left in front of her causing the collision. She suffered from multiple neck herniations that requiring neck surgery to fuse three vertebrae together.

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 Wrong-Way Driver Accidents

Wrong-way driver accidents occur when a vehicle travels against the flow of traffic, often resulting in head-on collisions. These accidents are hazardous due to the high speeds involved and the unexpected nature of encountering a vehicle traveling in the wrong direction. Common causes include:

  • Impaired Driving: Alcohol or drug impairment is a major factor in wrong-way driving incidents.
  • Distracted Driving: Drivers distracted by their phones, GPS, or other activities can easily miss road signs and enter the wrong lane or highway.
  • Poor Signage or Road Design: Inadequate or confusing road signs and poor highway design can contribute to driving incorrectly.
  • Fatigue: Tired drivers may become disoriented and inadvertently drive the wrong way.

Steps to Take After a Wrong-Way Driver Accident

Being involved in an accident with a wrong-way driver 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.

  1. Seek Medical Attention: Your health is a top priority. Getting a thorough medical examination is important, as some injuries may not be immediately apparent.
  2. Document the Accident: Take photos of the scene, gather contact information from witnesses, and obtain a copy of the driver’s exchange.
  3. 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 Wrong-Way Accident Attorney

The Ruth Law Team’s wrong-way driver accident attorneys have a proven track record of success, with decades of combined experience handling wrong-way driving 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 wrong-way driver accident lawyer near you.

Don’t let the aftermath of a wrong-way driver 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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