Trusted and Experienced Tampa Car Accident Lawyers

Injured in an accident and thinking about hiring a Tampa car accident attorney? If so, you’ve probably noticed that there are tons of accident law firms that want your case. But here are some reasons why we believe we’re your best choice:

Best Tampa Car Accident Lawyers

  • We have a reputation for excellence. That excellence has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report with a “Best Law Firm” rating, an A+ Rating with the BBB, and an “AV” Rating with Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest possible rating.
  • We’ve been around for over 30 years and have helped over 20k clients. When you hire Abrahamson & Uiterwyk to handle your Tampa accident injury claim you can be confident that we’re not some fly-by-night operation. We’re deeply committed to the Tampa community.
  • You don’t pay us unless we win. It costs you nothing to hire our Tampa accident lawyers. We only take a fee if we successfully recover money for you. We also offer free consultations. If you think you might have a claim, we are ready to tell you for sure.
  • We’re frequently referred cases by other attorneys and by former clients. We consider it a great compliment that our colleagues in the legal profession, and our former clients, think highly enough of our Firm to refer us to their friends and family.
  • We’ve earned hundreds of positive client reviews. Perhaps the best indicator of the quality of our services is the kind words that our past clients have felt compelled to share. We encourage you to browse our reviews on Google, and to check out more written testimonials here.
  • We are not afraid to take your case to trial. Many car accident injury law firms in Tampa want to settle your case as quickly as possible. While promptness is certainly a goal of ours, we will not hesitate to take your case to trial if that’s what in your best interest. We encourage you to check out our history of jury verdicts and settlements here.

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Not quite ready to speak with a Tampa accident attorney? Not to worry. Below you will find useful information that will help you understand what steps you ought to take as you navigate the aftermath of your auto accident.

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The Correct Steps to Take After an Auto Accident in Tampa

When you’ve been involved in a car accident, it can be physically and emotionally stressful. You can be disoriented and confused. But it’s important to stay calm and keep your head on straight. Here are some important steps you can take after a car accident.

1. Stay Safe

Pull over to the side of the road and ensure that you and the other people involved in the accident are safe. Safety should be your number one priority after a car accident. If anyone is seriously injured, contact an ambulance

2. Call the Police

It is always important to call the police after an accident even if the other driver encourages you not to. The police will make a report at the scene. Get the name of the officer making the report and the report number so you can get a copy later.

3. Gather Information

Get the name, contact information, and insurance information of the other driver. You should also get the contact information of any passengers involved in the accident and any witnesses who may have seen what happened

4. Document the Scene

Use your phone to take pictures of the scene, any property damage, and any injuries. You should also take a picture of the other car’s license plate.

5. Get Medical Treatment

If you’ve been critically injured, you will most likely be taken from the scene by ambulance. However, even if you feel that you haven’t been seriously injured, you should still seek medical treatment as soon as possible. Some injuries don’t present themselves right away, and you want to make sure you have documentation of any injuries.

6. Don’t Talk to the Insurance Company

The other driver’s insurance company will probably try to contact you and get you to make a statement about what happened. Remember that the insurance company is not on your side and that your words may be used against you later.  The insurance company will want to record you, and have you sign various legal and medical releases.

7. Contact Our Tampa Bay Car Accident Lawyers

Our experienced and trusted Tampa Bay car accident lawyers can deal with the insurance company and help you pursue the maximum compensation. The lawyers at Abrahamson & Uitweryk are here to help you through the process. We’d be happy to evaluate your case for free and answer any questions you may have. Let us show you how we can help. Contact us or call 800-753-5203 to schedule your free, immediate, and no obligation telephone consultation.

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To Maximize Your Potential Recovery It’s Crucial to Act Fast

There are a number of important reasons why it’s important to contact a qualified car accident attorney quickly.

Act Fast After a Tampa Car Accident

For one, to preserve evidence. Especially evidence of car accidents can disappear quickly. Memories can get fuzzy, skid marks can fade, and preserving as much evidence as possible is critical to maximizing your chances of a full recovery.

For another, after a car accident, the insurance companies have already begun working on your case. They have likely already assembled their vast resources in an effort to minimize your case, injuries, and compensation. To protect yourself against the insurance companies’ proven tactics, you need an experienced, knowledgeable, and aggressive advocate on your side.

Finally, if you wait too long to file your claim, you could lose your rights entirely. Florida has a strict “statute of limitations” for personal injury claims. If you fail to take actin in time,  then your claim may simply expire.

Our team of car accident attorneys, investigators, paralegals, and others are available and ready to get to work for you. Get a free case evaluation with no obligation.

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Answers to Common Questions Posed to Car Accident Lawyers

What Compensation am I entitled to in a Car Crash?

Auto accident victims in Florida can pursue compensation for any pain, suffering, or losses reasonably related to the negligence of the at-fault party. Courts commonly award compensation for:

  • Medical bills
  • Hospital stays
  • Time away from work
  • Loss of future wages due to inability to work
  • Property damage
  • Emotional distress
  • Disfigurement
  • Disability
  • More

What if the Insurance Company Contacts Me?

You are not required to talk to the other side’s insurance company or to answer their questions. They don’t work for you, they don’t represent your best interests, and they will probably try to use your statements against you later. When you hire one of our Tampa car accident attorneys, you can tell the insurance company to contact us instead. The insurance adjustor might make you a settlement offer. Don’t accept their offer until you’ve reviewed it with your lawyer.

What if I Was Hit by Someone with No Insurance?

Getting hit by a driver who doesn’t have enough (or any) auto insurance can be frustrating, and you might be tempted to panic. There is still hope, though. You might have uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage through your own auto insurance provider without even realizing it. Otherwise, we might still be able to pursue compensation from your own insurer, from the at-fault driver directly, or from other responsible third parties. Don’t give up — talk to us first.

How Can I Possibly Afford an Attorney?

Most of the clients we work with are in a tough economic situation. After all, you’ve just been in an accident, and that is never easy on anyone’s wallet. Don’t worry. We are proud to offer The Abrahamson & Uiterwyk Guarantee: No Costs or Fees Unless We Win!

Our firm operates on a 100% contingency basis. That means we don’t charge you a penny unless we win or settle your case. Your financial situation does not have to stand in the way of justice.

Is There a Time Limit for Filing a Car Accident Claim?

Yes. Florida applies very strict time limits on car accident claims. If you miss it, you’ll lose your chance to pursue compensation through the state legal system.

It’s also important to note that the time limit applies to the actual filing of the lawsuit. There is a lot that needs to be done before that happens, though, and it can take some time. While we will always work hard to meet your deadlines, it is unwise to wait too long on an accident claim. The sooner you call us, the sooner we can start taking your next steps together. Please don’t risk running out of time.

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What You Need to Know About Rear-End Accident Claims

The issue of liability in rear-end accident is a complicated one, far less cut-and-dry than many assume it to be. Indeed, most car crashes are followed by a disagreement between insurance companies and attorneys as to who was at fault and how much the victims are owed.

There are very few hard-and-fast rules under which someone is “always” or “never” liable.

That said, it is true that in most rear-end car accidents, the driver in the back is usually at fault. There are exceptions, though, and it is important to understand that no case comes with an absolute guarantee.

The person who told you that the rear-end driver is always at fault may very well have been a police officer. Law enforcement officials are generally trained to assign fault to the rear driver, almost by default. And in most cases, they’re right. But while official police reports are important pieces of evidence in rear-end collisions, they aren’t always the end of the story. They can be challenged.

To help you better understand the complex issue of rear-end accident liability, below we’ll explain why the rear driver is usually at fault, but we will also explore several common scenarios in which someone else takes the blame, legally speaking.

In all of this, though, the most important thing for you to know is that if you have been injured in a Florida car crash and someone else’s carelessness caused it, hiring a Tampa accident lawyer should be on your to do list. Proving those damages and establishing liability can be a challenge, but the good news is that the challenge doesn’t have to be yours. We can handle it instead.

Exceptions to the Rule: A Look at Rear-End Car Accidents and Who’s at Fault

In most cases, the rear-most driver is in the best position to prevent a collision. Most rear-end car accidents can happen because the driver in the back was behaving negligently. Speeding, distracted driving, and tailgating are the most common causes of rear-end crashes.

Please note, though, that anyone who is negligent may be held liable for the damages that result from their negligence, and that even includes drivers in the front of a chain of collision.

So when would the person who gets rear-ended be assigned fault? Consider the following scenarios:

  • You put your car in reverse and then hit the car behind you.
  • You decide to make a last-minute turn and slam on your breaks or recklessly swerve into the turn, causing the next car to crash into your rear.
  • You are driving with broken taillights and/or turn signals, making it difficult for the drivers behind you to detect a change in course or speed.
  • You make a reckless, last-minute merger into another lane, creating inadequate following space / stopping distance for the cars behind you.

These aren’t necessarily the only circumstances in which the rear-ended driver might be at fault, nor is liability automatic in any of these scenarios.

Ultimately, the relevant legal question is always the same: which party’s negligence caused the crash?

In some situations, a court might decide that you are both to blame for the crash, regardless of whether you were in the front or the back. In that case, Florida’s doctrine of comparative negligence will apply, and may allow you to recover a portion of your damages even though you shared in the blame. Comparative negligence is a complicated concept, but our Tampa injury lawyers can help you understand whether it applies in your case.

The Most Common Rear-End Collision Injuries in Florida

Rear-end collisions present a wide range of medical concerns — a wider range, in fact, than any other kind of injury.

By far the most commonly reported injury, whiplash is sometimes dismissed by cynics as some sort of manufactured complaint. But medical science — not to mention our own experience — suggests just the opposite. Whiplash is real, it can be very severe, and it almost always creates significant hardship for those who experience it.

The good news is that Florida personal injury law, much like the medical community, recognizes whiplash as legitimate, serious injury.  So do we.

Of course, whiplash isn’t the only medical concern related to rear-end car accidents. Other common injuries include:

  •  Herniation
  •  Broken bones
  •  Other soft tissue damage
  •  Fractured or broken bones
  • Bruises and lacerations
  •  Internal bleeding
  • Internal organ damage
  •  Trauma to the head, brain, or spine
  •  Concussions
  • Vision loss
  •  Much more, including the possibility of wrongful death

If you have recently been involved in a rear-end collision, please seek immediate medical attention. That is absolutely the most important thing you can do — far more important than calling us or worrying about how you’ll pay your bills. Go see your doctor and then reach out to our office.

Remember: whiplash and other injuries are not always obvious, especially to the victims themselves. They can cause major problems later down the road, though. It is always in your best interest to see a doctor right away (and if you suspect any emergency, please call 911).

Common Causes of Rear-End Car Accidents

Rear-end collisions happen when one vehicle crashes into the rear of another. Legally speaking, the rear-most car is usually (but not always) at fault.

Common causes of rear-end collisions include:

  •  Driver distraction or inattention
  • Driver panic
  •  Tailgating
  • Reduced traction (due to weather, worn pavement, faulty tires, etc.)
  •  Sudden braking or deceleration
  •  Speeding and then having to quickly stop to avoid an accident

These are just a few of the more common scenarios. Regardless of how your accident happened or the injuries it’s caused, the Tampa car crash lawyers in our firm can help.

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What You Need to Know About Rollover Accident Claims

At Abrahamson & Uiterwyk, we have worked with countless victims and families after a serious or catastrophic auto accident, including numerous rollover incidents.

How Rollover Accidents Happen

There are several common rollover scenarios:

  • While making a turn, the vehicle begins to slide sideways (or drift) and then impacts a curb, soft spot, or some off-road object. This greatly increases the lateral force against the vehicle, causing it to roll. This scenario accounts for around 70% of single-vehicle rollovers.
  • When a vehicle hits a loose object on the roadway, it can lose its balance and roll over on its side. These objects are referred to as trips, and they are often very difficult to see, especially at night. Speeding makes a rollover more likely. Common trips include tires, road kill, lumber, cargo that has fallen off of trucks, and debris from other auto accidents or severe weather.
  • Impact with another vehicle (or a guardrail) can cause one side of the vehicle to lose acceleration disproportionately to the other. That change in force on opposite sides of the vehicle can cause the car to tip over, usually in the opposite direction of the impact.
  • Crossing a dip or slope can cause a vehicle to turn over. Slopes of 33% or steeper are sometimes referred to as “critical slopes,” and they are capable of causing any vehicle to flip, even at normal speeds.
  • Simply turning too fast can create lateral forces that overcome the force of gravity, causing the automobile to tip over.

How to Protect Yourself in a Rollover

A rollover can be an incredibly frightening and traumatic experience, even if your injuries are minimal. Simply exiting an overturned vehicle can be a challenge in and of itself.

Remember to stay calm and avoid sudden movements or anything that could cause additional injury during your exit. You may not realize you are injured.

Naturally, the best preventative measure is simply safe driving. Tire force, inertia, gravity, and speed are the most common forces at play in rollover accidents, so always drive cautiously, obey the speed limit, and make sure your car and tires are kept in good condition. Be careful when following behind cargo trucks, and use extra caution on unfamiliar roads and at night.

Always make safety your #1 priority after any crash.

Seek immediate medical attention, even if you aren’t sure whether you’re hurt. Once you are in good medical hands, get in touch with our Tampa vehicle rollover lawyers right away.

Your Rights & How Our Tampa Accident Attorneys Can Help

Because so many rollovers are single-vehicle, liability tends to fall somewhere between the driver and his or her own insurance provider. That isn’t always the case, though. In fact, our firm is sometimes able to show that another party was negligent in creating a dangerous condition for you (another driver, a trucking company, a vehicle manufacturer, a local government, etc.).

Whatever the case may be, you may be entitled to compensation for your suffering. Unfortunately, even if you have a great policy with a major insurer and a seemingly clear-cut case, insurance providers sometimes do everything they can to minimize your payout.

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What to Know About Accident Claims Involving Head-On Collisions

Head-on collisions are one of the worst possible collisions a driver might find themselves in. These types of wrecks typically occur at high speeds and result in significant physical damage and personal injury for both vehicles and drivers involved.

Fortunately, head-on collisions represent a less frequent percentage of total US crashes, accounting for only 2% of all crashes in 2005.

Factors Influencing A Head-On Collision

A head-on collision involves the front end of two separate vehicles colliding with each other. Typically, the two vehicles will have been traveling in opposite directions at the time of the crash.

Several factors influencing a head-on crash include:

  • One or both drivers being distracted
  • One or both drivers not paying attention
  • Objects on road influencing an ill-timed swerve by one driver
  • Animal crossing influencing an ill-timed swerve by one or both drivers
  • Hydroplane on water on the road
  • Sliding on ice on the road
  • Adjacent vehicle pushing driver into oncoming traffic
  • Driver driving in wrong lane
  • Driver sleeping at the wheel
  • Poor visibility
  • Drunk driver

Injuries To Watch For After a Head-On Crash

The impact of a head-on collision is compounded by the fact that the vehicles are traveling in opposite directions. If two vehicles impact each other at 40 mph, the impact to each car is identical to colliding with a wall or other stationary object at 80 mph.

Due to the compounding nature of head-on collisions, this particularly type of crash accounts for a disproportionate number of automobile related fatalities. Despite making up only 2% of total crashes in 2005, head-on collisions resulted in an astounding 10% of US crash fatalities.

Other common injuries include brain injuries, head and neck injuries, spine and bone injuries, internal hemorrhaging, contusions, and a variety of other serious and permanent injuries. Head-on collisions are usually very serious in nature and all parties involved should seek immediate medical attention.

It’s important to remember that the adrenaline of a crash can often mask the pain and symptoms of a collision-related injury. If you’ve been in a crash, call an ambulance immediately, even if you don’t feel injured. Immediately following a crash your priority should always be health first!

Head-On Collision Liability

In most cases, the liability in a head-on collision is very clear cut. One driver ends up in the wrong lane for one reason or another and receives full liability for the car crash. There are, however, a variety of situations that can make the liability less clear-cut:

  • If both drivers were extremely close to the lane divider
  • In the event of a swerve, there might be third-party liability
  • In an intersection where the light change timing is not definite
  • If another vehicle pushed yours into the oncoming lane

Never admit to liability immediately following an accident. Your judgment might be impaired from the collision and you may not have seen all the factors involved. It may be in your best interest to discuss your case with an experienced Tampa collision attorney in order to determine the best steps for your future.

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What to Know About Accident Claims Involving Mechanical Failures

While most automobile accidents are solely the result of driver error, mechanical failure can play a part. If a vehicle is not functioning properly, proper driving habits might not be enough to compensate under certain conditions or scenarios. There are a number of reasons you might find your vehicle having a mechanical failure on the road. Here are a few of the most common sources for such failure.

  • Lack of proper routine maintenance by the owner
  • Old car with old parts that fail
  • Mechanic or service tech error
  • Car owner error in a DIY fix

Keeping up with routine maintenance is the easiest way to keep your vehicle running smoothly. Failure to do so will not only result in additional maintenance expenses, but can also be a contributing factor in a dangerous on-road mechanical failure. If you’ve been injured as the result of an automobile accident where mechanical failure was involved, you may be entitled to compensation.

Most Common Mechanical Failures That Cause Car Wrecks

  • Brake Failure – Worn brakes must be replaced as part of your routine maintenance. Unlike many mechanical failures stemming from poor maintenance, this one will always catch up to you on the road. Your brakes may work for casual driving, but if they aren’t going to hold up to a quick stop when that driver swerves in front of you, they need to be replaced.
  • Tire Failure – Worn tires can also be a tremendous hazard on the road. Your vehicle requires proper traction to navigate the roads, particularly when there is rain or snow involved. In the summer, worn tires can easily blow out, potentially resulting in a wreck. All of these dangers can be easily avoided by simply replacing your vehicle’s tires when they become worn.
  • Steering System Failure – Unlike tires and brakes, the steering system of a vehicle is a rather complicated combination of multiple parts and linkages, any of which can fail at any given moment due to natural wear. Routine maintenance will not account for such wear, making preventative measures difficult.
  • Visibility Failure – Anything that affects the driver’s ability to see and navigate the road poses immediate danger. Dim or broken headlights, faulty windshield wipers, or a quick-fogging windshield can compromise the driver’s ability to safely navigate the road. Car owners should immediately fix damaged vehicle lights, replace wipers when needed, and understand how to keep their windshields from fogging before getting on the road.

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Is Compensation Possible from a Hit and Run Accident?

Most car crashes involve some degree of bad behavior, but hit and run accidents are particularly shocking. As if it weren’t inexcusable enough to drive recklessly and cause a collision, hit-and-run drivers then proceed to flee the scene and leave their victims helpless and without recourse.

These are among the most frustrating and unjust accidents on our highways.

But it isn’t only illegal. Hitting and running is also immoral, unethical, and unfair. It is an abandonment of one’s responsibilities, and it can cause real harm —in some cases, even death. There is no way to know what condition the passengers in the other car might be in. They may need assistance. Leaving them to fend for themselves can be potentially life threatening.

Fortunately, many hit-and-run drivers are ultimately caught and prosecuted.

What about the civil side of things, though?

If you have been injured in a Tampa hit and run, it isn’t enough to know that the negligent driver might be caught and punished. You may have real losses to compensate for and big bills to pay. If the at-fault driver isn’t around to pay them, how will you handle such a terrible burden on your own?

At Abrahamson & Uiterwyk, we understand how stressful that ordeal is. There’s good news, though. You may still have options. Quite a few, in fact, depending on the circumstances of your case.

During our decades of experience in Florida auto accident lawsuits, we’ve worked with many hit-and-run victims, even when the driver can’t be found.

Often, your own insurance company inherits the responsibility to take care of you. Unfortunately, they’re usually reluctant to step up to the plate. That’s where we come in.  Your “uninsured motorist coverage” may be available to be used to obtain compensation.  In fact, a phantom or unknown vehicle also qualifies as an “uninsured motorists.”

Our Tampa auto injury attorneys can take an aggressive stand in your defense.

Why Do Hit and Run Accidents Happen?

Most people who flee the scene of an accident never imagined they’d be the type to do it. The decision to hit and run is often made in a split second and may be motivated by ignorance or fear.

Among the most common reasons for hitting and running are:

  •  Panic
  •  Fear of being ticketed or prosecuted for the accident itself
  • Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol (DUI / DWI)
  •  Possession of drugs or illegal contraband in the car
  •  Driving with a suspended or revoked driver’s license
  •  Underage drivers
  •  Driver is in the country illegally
  •  There is an outstanding warrant for the driver’s arrest
  •  Ignorance of the law (some people mistakenly assume they do not need to stop if the accident doesn’t seem to be “serious enough”)
  •  The driver is behaving so recklessly that he or she does not even realize that an accident occurred

None of these are excuses.

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What are Some of Tampa’s Most Dangerous Roads Where Accidents Frequently Happen?

In Tampa Bay, and Hillsborough County in particular, groups have put together the Vision Zero Action Plan in an effort to improve the safety of local roadways. In developing the plan, the group looked at severe crash data from 2012 to 2016 and determined the most dangerous roads in the Tampa Bay area. Some of those roads included:

Brandon Boulevard—from Falkenberg Road to Dover Road

The posted speed limit on this stretch of road is 45-50 miles per hour. It experienced 25 crashes per mile during the period in question. This stretch of road is home to many shopping centers and driveways, which leads to turning traffic into and out of the corridor.

Gibsonton Driver, Boyette Road—Interstate 75 to Balm Riverview Road.

The posted speed limit on this road is 45 mph. The road experienced 21 crashes per mile. Speeding and aggressive driving were common on this stretch of road.

Hillsborough Avenue—Longboat Boulevard to Florida Avenue

The posted speed limit on this road is 45-55 mph, and the road experienced 19.8 crashes per mile.

Fletcher Avenue—Armenia Avenue to 50thStreet

The posted speed limit on this road is 35-50 mph, and there were 19.6 crashes per mile. Drivers noted safety concerns regarding pedestrian behavior and newly installed crosswalks.

Dale Mabry Highway—Hillsborough Avenue to Bearss Avenue

The posted speed limit on this stretch of road is 45 mph, and there were 18.8 crashes per mile. Users of the road noted sidewalk camps and limited facilities for bicycles as safety factors.

Lynn Turner Highway—Gun Highway to Erlich Road

This roadway’s posted speed limit is, and there were 18.5 crashes per mile. Aggressive driving, frequent left turns, and rear-end collisions were contributing factors in the number of accidents.

Big Bend Road—U.S. 41 to I-75

The posted speed limit is 55 mph, and there were 16.6 crashes per mile. Drivers noted the need for the road to be repaved and the corridor to be restriped.

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What Should I Expect from My Tampa Accident Lawyer?

Navigating through the insurance and legal process can be confusing and frustrating, especially when you are also dealing with injuries. More importantly, dealing with insurance companies without experienced legal assistance will likely result in receiving far less compensation or nothing at all.

The big insurance companies are not necessarily there to help you. They hope to pay injured victims the smallest amount possible. Having a highly skilled Tampa car accident lawyer advocating for you offers you the best chance of recovering the compensation you deserve.

When working with our personal injury law team, you can expect us:

  • To conduct a thorough investigation of all the facts related to your case.
  • To identify all responsible parties and insurance coverages.
  • To file a No-Fault claim to initiate payments of your medical bills and lost wages.
  • To handle all communication with the insurance companies on your behalf.
  • To provide excellent communication by promptly answering your calls and keep you updated of new developments in your case.
  • To obtain all pertinent documentation to substantiate your injury claim.
  • To aggressively negotiate with the insurance companies to seek the compensation you deserve.
  • To fight for your rights in trial when necessary.
  • To never charge fees or costs unless you win.

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Types of Automobile Accidents & Injuries We Handle

Our Tampa car accident attorneys specialize in various practice areas and injury types, such as:

Types of Accidents:

Types of Injuries:

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Car Crash Statistics in Tampa / Hillsborough County FL

Since you’re here, you know that car crashes (ie. motor vehicle collisions) are not rare in Tampa Bay or throughout Hillsborough County. The crash statistics below (taken from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles website) paint a picture of just how frequent and often devastating these vehicle collisions are.

In 2018…

  • There were 29,037 total motor vehicle collisions in Hillsborough County.
  • That means there is a crash in Hillsborough County every 18 minutes, or 80 crashes per day.
  • Those crashes produced 20,114 injuries and 179 fatalities.
  • Hillsborough County is home to roughly 6.7% of Florida’s population, but it produced 7.3% of the Florida’s total car crashes.
  • It produced 5.7% of the total fatalities from car crashes.
  • It produced and 7.9% of the total injuries from car crashes.

Tampa Car Accident Statistics

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Sample Tampa Car Accident Client Results

When it comes right down to it, the most important trait of the car accident lawyer that you hire is their ability to deliver you a favorable settlement or jury verdict. Below are a few examples of our results for Tampa auto accident injury clients.

Past results do not guarantee a similar outcome in your case.

$1,074,169 / Motor Vehicle Accident / Right Arm, Neck and Back Injuries / Hillsborough County

44-year old male was injured when the defendant sideswiped the vehicle that the client was operating. As a result of the collision the client sustained a severely fractured right arm, cervical disc herniations, and back pain. Due the severity of the fracture to the client’s right arm, the plaintiff underwent two surgeries including bone grafts to repair his arm. The amount above represents the remaining limits of available insurance in this case.

$550,000 / Motor Vehicle Accident / Hillsborough County

61-year old male who was injured when another vehicle lost control and rammed into the side of a truck he was driving. His neck injuries required epidural steroid injections and a cervical discectomy and fusion.

$500,000 / Auto Accident / Back Surgery / Hillsborough County, FL

52-year-old male driver was rear ended by a limousine and pushed into the traffic in front of him. His back injuries required lumbar discectomy and surgical epidural steroid injections.

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Read Recent Reviews from Our Tampa Auto Accident Clients

“They handled every detail and walked us through each step of the process.”

“Everyone we had the pleasure of speaking with at Abrahamson & Uiterwyk was so patient and accommodating through the process of navigating the many bills that came in as a result of a car accident. They handled every detail and walked us through each step of the process. Communication was thorough and they answered every concern and question we had without delay. We would highly recommend their services to advocate for any difficult situation you may find yourself in!” – Maria, Leesburg ★★★★★

“They sent out a representative to meet me that same day.”

I was rear-ended last August and called Abrahamson & Uiterwyk. They sent out a representative to meet me that same day. He walked me through the steps and I immediately felt relieved and impressed with the compassion and understanding that I received. – Javier M., Tampa ★★★★★

“They always returned my calls and worked hard on getting me a decent settlement.”

“I highly recommend Abrahamson & Uiterwyk and their team of lawyers. I got in two car accidents both times I was rear ended. Mr. Dana Hoofman and his assistant Jillian are awesome! They always returned my calls and worked hard on getting me a decent settlement. Thanks so much and special thanks to Jillian who worked so hard on my case.” – Debora ★★★★★