If you or a family member got hurt in a side-impact (T-bone) collision in Tampa, you can seek compensation through an insurance claim. However, it may not cover all of your damages. Your insurers may be willing to negotiate with you, but if they aren’t, you may have to sue the other driver for your damages.
Our firm could negotiate an insurance settlement or file a lawsuit on your behalf. Your Tampa car accident lawyer will be prepared to handle your case and guide you through the legal process.
What Your Side Impact Collision Lawyer In Tampa, FL Will Do For Your Case
The Tampa personal injury lawyers at our firm have a great deal of experience with car accident cases, so your lawyer will know exactly how to handle your side-impact case for you. Your lawyer can handle your case even if it involves the loss of a family member’s life.
Our team will handle tasks such as:
- Scheduling your appointments for you
- Investigating your case
- Gathering evidence of the at-fault party’s negligence
- Assigning a value to your case
- Speaking with the insurance company to file your claim
- Advocating for your best interests
- Advising you on your legal options
We will be available to you so you can ask us any questions you may have. You can worry about getting better while we handle everything else.
Our Tampa Accident Lawyers Work On A Contingency-Fee Basis
Your lawyer will work for you in an affordable contingency fee arrangement. This means you won’t have to pay legal fees until they are successful with your case. You owe us nothing upfront or out-of-pocket when you hire our firm.
Instead, your lawyer receives a percentage of your final settlement as compensation. We also offer free consultations, so you can discuss your case with our team at no cost to you.
How Will Your Tampa Side-Impact Collision Lawyer Recover Your Compensation?
Your lawyer will file your insurance claims and then negotiate with your insurers on your behalf. This may be a quick, effective option for recovering your compensation.
However, your insurers may not be willing to compensate you fairly. If they aren’t willing, your lawyer can file a lawsuit or take your case to court if necessary.
Alternatively, your lawyer could immediately file a lawsuit against the other driver. This might be the best option if you lost a family member in the collision. With this option, your lawyer will file your lawsuit and negotiate your court verdict.
What Compensation Can You Recover After A Tampa Side Impact Car Accident?
The compensation you can recover after a side impact car accident depends on the details of your case and how you pursue compensation. For example, you can file a claim through your personal injury protection (PIP) insurance and your property damage liability (PDL) insurance. You may also file a personal injury lawsuit against the other driver.
If you go through your insurance, you can get compensation for some financial damages, such as the medical bills you’ve incurred. If you sue the other driver, you may get compensation for all of your accident-related losses. A lawyer from our firm could help you seek compensation for:
- Physical damages: These could be physical pain, impairment/disability, and even loss of consortium.
- Intangible damages: Your lawyer could pursue any mental anguish or emotional trauma you have.
- Personal property costs: Your lawyer will pursue the repair/replacement cost of your vehicle and any other costs for damaged/destroyed property.
- Medical costs: You can expect your lawyer to pursue all of your medical costs, including the cost of any physical therapy and/or assistive care you require.
- Lost income: If you can’t work during your recovery, your lawyer will pursue your lost income. Your lawyer can even pursue lost income-earning capability.
Wrongful Death Damages You Can Recover After A Tampa Crash
You may have lost a family member in the collision. If so, your lawyer will file a wrongful death lawsuit and fight hard for damages such as loss of spousal support and parental support. You can recover wrongful death damages such as:
- Loss of consortium
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Loss of inheritance
- Loss of future income
If you lost a family member in a side impact crash, our team is truly sorry for your loss. We’re ready to fight for the justice you deserve.
Who Is Liable For Compensating You After A Tampa Side Impact Crash?
Your insurance company may be liable for compensating you after a car accident. The liable party may also owe you compensation. Our team in Tampa can help you determine who is liable for compensating you after your accident. We can do this by demonstrating negligence.
To establish negligence in your case, your lawyer will have to show the following:
- Duty of care: The liable party had a duty to keep you safe.
- Breach of duty: The liable party breached their duty of care by acting with negligence.
- Causation: Their negligence was the cause of your accident and injuries.
- Damages: You suffered damages.
Your attorney will gather evidence to prove the liable party’s negligence. This could be traffic camera footage of the collision or even data from a vehicle’s event data recorder. Your lawyer may also have to show corroborating evidence, such as testimony from a car accident reconstructionist.
Common Injuries You Can Sustain In A Tampa T-Bone Accident
When you get into a side-impact crash, there are severe injuries you can suffer due to the high impact. Hillsborough County saw over 12,000 injury accidents in 2022, according to Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) data. Our Tampa side-impact collision lawyers can help you recover compensation from the responsible person for the following injuries:
- Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
- Neck injuries
- Broken bones
- Spinal cord injuries
- Internal injuries
- Hip injuries
- Chest trauma
- Ear injuries
- Eye injuries
If you suffer T-bone crash injuries, you should get medical treatment as soon as possible. Doing so can accelerate your recovery and give you a better chance of returning to your normal life.
Contact Us For One Of Our Side-Impact Collision Attorneys In Tampa, FL
If you or a family member got hurt in a side-impact collision, or even if your family member lost their life in the collision, our firm can help. We can negotiate with your insurer or sue the other driver.
In a free consultation, we’ll review your case with you and explain how your Tampa side-impact collision attorney will help you. To consult with us for free, contact the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine today.
We Can Help.