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Experienced Car Accident Lawyers Serving Brandon, Florida

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Car Accident Attorneys Representing Injury Victims in Brandon, Florida

Nobody should have to deal with the aftermath of a car accident, yet unsuspecting drivers and vehicle occupants are often injured in car accidents in and around Brandon, Florida. When you suffer serious injuries in an auto collision, you may not be able to return to work due to the severity of your injuries, and you may be struggling to pay your extensive medical bills. Whether you need assistance filing an auto insurance claim or filing a car accident lawsuit against the at-fault driver, a dedicated Brandon car accident lawyer at Kemp, Ruge & Green Law Group can discuss your options with you.

Driving in Brandon

Brandon’s densely-packed neighborhoods cause congestion during weekday mornings and evenings when commuters cross the city to work in nearby Tampa. The commute to Tampa is about 20 minutes without heavy traffic, and much longer during rush hour.

Residents of Brandon become used to tourist traffic that travels along the Selmon Expressway. At times, certain areas can become somewhat congested with tourist traffic, including the roads that provide access points to Downtown Tampa near the arena.

Dangerous Intersections in Brandon

The Brandon area has some large and dangerous intersections that put drivers at risk of collisions. The most accident-prone areas include:

  • Bloomingdale Ave. at Bell Shoals Rd.
  • Bloomingdale Ave. at Providence Rd.
  • U.S. Highway 301 at Big Bend Rd.

All of the intersections listed above were featured by 10News as some of Hillsborough County’s top 10 most dangerous intersections. If someone’s negligence on the road causes you to be injured in a traffic accident, contact a personal injury attorney in the Brandon area as quickly as possible. You can pursue possible compensation for injuries, pain and suffering, loss of wages and more. This is where Kemp, Ruge & Green Law Group, one of the most experienced and most successful personal injury firms in Brandon and the entire Tampa Bay region, can help.

 


Common Types of Car Accident Cases We Handle in Brandon

At Kemp, Ruge & Green Law Group, we can assist injury victims with many different types of car accident cases, including but not limited to the following:

  • Rear-end collisions
  • T-bone accidents
  • Side-swipe accidents
  • Left-turn accidents
  • Head-on collisions
  • Aggressive and reckless driving crashes
  • Drunk driving claims
  • Distracted driving cases
  • Drowsy driving lawsuits
  • Accidents in inclement weather
  • Work-related car accidents
  • Chain-reaction crashes
  • Crosswalk car accidents
  • Red-light accidents
  • SUV rollover crashes
  • Parking lot collisions

Damages in a Brandon Car Accident Case

In a Florida car accident case, most injury victims will start the process of seeking financial compensation by filing an auto insurance claim through their own insurance company. Since Florida is an auto insurance no-fault state, injured vehicle occupants need to file a claim through their own insurer to seek personal injury protection (PIP) coverage. However, PIP coverage only provides up to $10,000 for an injury victim, which is often insufficient to cover losses.

When a person suffers a “serious injury” in a Brandon crash, Florida law may allow that person to file a lawsuit against the at-fault party. Once you file a lawsuit against the negligent driver, you may be eligible to receive two types of compensatory damages:

  • Economic damages, which compensate you for direct financial losses like hospital bills and lost wages; and
  • Non-economic damages, which compensate you for subjective losses like pain and suffering.

Depending upon the facts of the case, it may be possible to seek punitive damages. Under Florida law, punitive damages are only awarded when a plaintiff can prove that a defendant engaged in intentional misconduct or was grossly negligent.

Contact a Car Accident Attorney in Brandon

At Kemp, Ruge & Green, we are uniquely committed to the Brandon community and our clients. We combine a genuine spirit of caring with a level of legal expertise that is among the highest in the area. In fact, our firm includes acclaimed attorneys who rank among the top one percent of all attorneys nationwide. We look forward to helping you make the best of your situation and we’re right here in the Brandon region, ready to help.

Call us at 1-877-941-4878 or submit a contact form for a free consultation

Directions to Our Nearest Office

 


Why Should I Hire Kemp, Ruge & Green?

It is very easy to describe what Kemp, Ruge & Green Law Group does. Our mission statement says it all. We strive to “relentlessly pursue protecting our clients and improving our community through respect, communication and service.” Put more simply, we help people.

Everything we do is with that singular purpose in mind. If a client has been injured by someone else, we will do everything we can to make sure they get the best possible medical care at little or no expense to them. If a client is going through a divorce, we will vigorously work to help them get everything they need to put the pieces of their life back together and to make sure their rights are protected.

Our firm is unique; we are committed to our community and our clients with a level of legal expertise that is among the highest in the area. In fact, we were featured in Positively Tampa for our efforts.

Our attorneys are members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a national group that provides a network for information exchange, local assistance and case referrals to top trial lawyers in America who have won large, complex cases. Fewer than 1% of attorneys nationwide earn this high distinction. We always provide legal representation in your best interests, maintaining open communication lines, and keeping you updated about your case every step of the way. 

Regardless of where you live in the Tampa Bay region, including Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, and Hernando Counties, we look forward to helping you make the best of your situation. Many of our attorneys have been acclaimed as among the 1% of all attorneys in the country, and they’re right here in our area, ready to help you.

 

Common Questions About Car Accidents in Brandon, FL

Accident with my company’s car; who pays damages?

If you were not at fault in the accident, the at-fault driver’s insurance policy will pay for the damage to the car. If you were at fault in the accident, your company’s insurance will pay for the damage to the car.

Are Punitive Damages Available in Florida Auto Accidents?

Punitive damages are available in Florida in all auto accident cases. The most common reason they are awarded is when the at-fault driver is driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Are There Alternatives to Court in a Florida Auto Accident Case?

Most cases, or a large percentage of the cases are resolved pre-suit, which means the cases never go to court. I work with the insurance companies before filing suit to try to find a fair resolution for the client, which saves money on expenses, court costs and attorney’s fees.

 


Living in Brandon

The Tampa suburb of Brandon offers a park-like atmosphere with lush groves of trees and beautiful city landscaping. Brandon has a large and growing population of about 113,000 and is just 15 minutes from Tampa, yet it still has a small-town feeling.

With moderately-priced homes and plenty of dining and entertainment options, Brandon is a popular city for families and young professionals. The median household income is above the national average at about $59,500 and the median home value is near the national average at $174,300.

Submit a contact form for a free consultation or call us at 1-877-941-4878 to discuss your case with a Florida personal injury lawyer.

Directions to Our Nearest Office

 

Brandon Local Services & Emergency Contact Information

In an emergency, always call 911.

After a Motor Vehicle Crash:

Fire Department

Police/Sheriff Departments

Hospital

TGH Brandon Healthplex – (813) 660-6700

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