Kemp Law accident lawyer
  |  August 24, 2022
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Experienced Personal Injury Lawyers Serving Zephyrhills, Florida

“Kemp Ruge and Green law firm was very helpful they went out of their way to make sure my claim was handled correctly and that I received my settlement in a timely manner. Would use them for all future personal or auto injury claims. Two thumbs up for the kind and caring staff!”

-Thomas Steven Rebman

Owning and riding a motorcycle in Zephyrhills may be a more convenient and affordable option than car transportation, making it an attractive choice for many. But riding a motorcycle is risky business, even for those motorcyclists who are especially careful and safe. If you are involved in a motorcycle accident in our state, our experienced Zephyrhills motorcycle injury lawyers want to work with you. Please call the Kemp, Ruge & Green Law Group directly today to learn more about how we can help.

Car Accidents in Zephyrhills

A car accident can change your life. Before you even fully understand what’s happening, you may be dealing with catastrophic injuries. Common injuries in a motorcycle crash include injuries to extremities, including bone fractures and limb crush injuries; soft tissues injuries, such as sprains and strains; internal injuries; injuries to the skin, such as road rash, puncture injuries, and laceration injuries; head and scalp injuries, including traumatic brain injuries; and back and neck injuries, including spinal cord injuries.

Costs associated with a serious car accident

Not only will a motorcyclist likely suffer severe physical injuries, but they will probably incur financial losses and psychological harm as well. A motorcyclist may expect to deal with:

  • High medical bills and ongoing medical treatment costs, including costs of rehabilitation and therapy;
  • Lost wages and, sometimes, the permanent loss of earning capacity and benefits;
  • A diminished quality of life as a result of injuries that leave them unable to do basic tasks or the things they once loved; and
  • Physical pain and suffering, as well as emotional distress and anguish.

Who pays for a car accident in Zephyrhills?

If you have been in a car accident and have suffered damages, knowing who’s to blame for the accident will be key in recovering a settlement. In Florida, the party who causes an accident is responsible for paying for it. This means that there will need to be an investigation into your crash to determine what happened and who is liable, or legally responsible. Common actions that lead to motorcycle accidents include drivers failing to:

  • Maintain a safe speed;
  • Look before changing lanes;
  • Double-check blindspots;
  • Drive while sober, alert, and free of distractions;
  • Follow posted traffic safety laws; and
  • Generally exercise safe and responsible driving habits.

Amount of time to file a claim

It is always important to provide your insurance company with notice of an accident as soon as possible after it happens, usually within the first 24-48 hours. If you wait too long to tell the insurance company about the accident, they may have legitimate cause to deny your claim. However, you will have four years from the date of your accident to file a lawsuit for damages. Usually, claims go through a negotiation or mediation process outside of court before a lawsuit is filed and litigation is pursued.

Contact a Car Accident Attorney in Zephyrhills

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 Zephyrhills

  • How do I know if I need an attorney?
  • Working with an attorney is almost always a good idea. You may not need an attorney if your claim is straightforward, fault isn’t disputed, and you’ve suffered a very minor amount in damages. You can schedule a free consultation to learn more.
  • I don’t have money to hire an attorney – what should I do?
  • There is a common misconception that hiring a personal injury attorney is very expensive. On the contrary though, our services are offered without any upfront or hourly costs, and we only are paid based on a percentage of your settlement if you recover one. If you don’t, you won’t owe us anything.
  • I was injured awhile ago. Can I still file a claim?
  • It is always best to start the claims process as soon as possible but, if some time has passed, it is still worth talking to an attorney. You have four years from the date of your injury to file a lawsuit in Florida.

Living in Zephyrhills

As a suburb of the Tampa Bay metropolitan area, Zephyrhills is ideally located close to dining, outdoor recreation and the beach, and entertainment. For those who live in Zephyrhills though, accessing these amenities may be difficult–a large percentage of residents live below the poverty line. At the Kemp, Ruge & Green Law Group, we understand that you may be unsure of your options or feel untrusting of the system and of lawyers. Our law firm promises to make your case a priority and work hard for you. We work on a contingent-fee basis so you never have to pay for our services out of pocket.

Zephyrhills Local Services & Emergency Contact Information

In an emergency, always call 911.

After a motor vehicle crash:

Fire Department

  • Zephyrhills Fire Emergency – Dial 911

Police/Sheriff Departments


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