If you were a victim of a Tampa head-on collision, you may have the right to hold the at-fault motorist liable for your injuries, financial losses, and non-economic damages. This could ensure that you have the money to overcome your accident-related expenses and losses.
Distasio Law Firm is here to help you and your family through this process if you qualify.
You can reach a member of the traffic accident team from Distasio Law Firm today by calling (813) 259-0022.
We offer free case reviews to victims of Tampa-area head-on collisions and may be able to take on your claim on a contingency-fee basis. You will not pay anything out of pocket for our representation in this type of arrangement.
For a free legal consultation with a head-on collisions accidents lawyer serving Tampa, call (813) 259-0022
Distasio Law Firm Is Committed to Serving Accident Victims in Tampa
If you suffered injuries in a head-on collision in Tampa, a car accident lawyer in Tampa from Distasio Law Firm may be able to help you. We invite you to reach out and discuss your accident with a member of our team. We are committed to putting our clients’ needs first, and we may be able to go to work for you immediately after your call.
With our firm on your side, you will have a lawyer working on your case and a legal team you can reach via phone or email at any time.
By gathering available evidence and working with accident reconstruction specialists, your lawyer may be able to identify who’s at fault in the head-on collision and gather evidence to hold them responsible for their actions.
Call (813) 259-0022 now to learn more about a free case evaluation with a member of our team.
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Damages Available If We Hold the At-Fault Driver Responsible
At Distasio Law Firm, we can gather evidence from your accident of the responsible driver’s liability and the extent of your injuries. This may allow us to hold them liable for the economic and non-economic damages you sustained.
Recoverable damages in a Tampa traffic accident case depend on a number of factors, including the type and severity of your injuries. Our team can identify the losses you sustained and put a value on them for settlement negotiations or to present at trial.
We may be able to recover damages that include:
- Current and future medical treatments and related costs
- Current and future lost wages and reduced earning ability
- Repair or replacement of your vehicle and rental car costs as necessary
- Out-of-pocket expenses you incurred because of the accident
- Pain and suffering
- Other non-economic damages
Under Florida Statute 768.21, we may also be able to help you pursue damages in a wrongful death claim if you are representing someone who lost their life in a Tampa head-on collision. Surviving family members may be eligible to collect wrongful death damages under Florida law.
To discuss what specific compensation may be available in your case, call Distasio Law Firm.
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Head-On Collisions Can Lead to Serious, Life-Altering Injuries
The causes of head-on collisions can vary widely. They may include distracted driving, speeding, reckless driving, fatigue or falling asleep, and drunk driving, or other types of impaired driving.
Head-on collisions can be among the most dangerous accidents. Injuries may include:
- Head injuries and traumatic brain injuries (TBI)
- Back and neck injuries, including paralysis
- Chest injuries
- Internal injuries, often in the abdomen
- Injuries to the arms and legs
- Facial cuts and abrasions from airbags
- Burns and other injuries
Injuries in a head-on collision may be life-altering, require extensive rehabilitation and ongoing care, or limit your mobility or even your ability to live independently. All too often, the victims sustain fatal injuries.
According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the fatality rate for victims in a frontal impact accident in 2018 was 56 percent. This includes 57 percent for the occupants of cars and pick-ups and 55 percent for those in SUVs.
If you or a loved one suffered injuries in a Tampa-area head-on accident, let Distasio Law Firm review your case for free. We may be able to represent you on a contingency-fee basis and commit the necessary financial resources and time to your car accident case. You will pay nothing out-of-pocket and owe no attorney fees in this type of arrangement unless and until you recover compensation via a settlement offer or court awards.
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Time Limits on Filing a Tampa Head-On Collision Lawsuit
Florida imposes a statute of limitations, or legal time limit, on many types of lawsuits. If you allow the statute of limitations to expire without taking action in your Tampa head-on collision case, you could lose your right to hold the responsible driver liable via a lawsuit.
Under Florida Statute 95.11, the time limit to hold someone accountable for their negligence in a personal injury lawsuit is typically four years from the date of the accident. The general limit for wrongful death lawsuits in Florida is just two years.
Contact Distasio Law Firm as soon as you can following your Tampa head-on collision for your free case evaluation with a member of our car accident team. We can discuss what legal deadlines pertain to your case during this call.
Speak with a Member of Our Legal Team in Tampa Today
If you or a loved one was a victim of a head-collision in Tampa, Distasio Law Firm is here for you. We want to speak with you about your accident and your legal options going forward. We may be able to recover compensation by proving the other driver was negligent and, therefore, liable.
Call Distasio Law Firm now at (813) 259-0022 to get started with your free case review.