Tampa, FL, Personal Injury Lawyer | Vinson Law

Life's unexpected turns can drastically alter our paths. The shock, physical recovery, and mental strain can make you feel like you're navigating uncharted territory alone. But at Vinson Law, we firmly believe everyone deserves an ally and champion in their fight for justice. Our Tampa personal injury attorneys take pride in our legacy of positive outcomes and the millions of dollars we have recovered for our clients.

Our firm's rich history with mesothelioma claims, intricate asbestos-related lawsuits, and spearheading class actions speaks to our dedication to those we represent. We don't view ourselves as just attorneys. We're your neighbors, your confidants, and your fiercest advocates. With Vinson Law, you're getting a devoted partner on the road to recovery.

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Why You Need Our Team for Your Personal Injury Case

Filing a claim for an asbestos-related illness or joining a class action involves a complex web of legal issues that are difficult to traverse without proper guidance. Here are several reasons why having an attorney in such situations is paramount:

Complex Claims & Litigation:

Both class actions and asbestos-related claims have many facets, and it's essential to account for all the details in these cases. Figuring out these intricacies, from identifying responsible parties to understanding medical evidence, requires a seasoned attorney with relevant experience.

Maximizing Compensation:

An attorney’s deep knowledge of class actions and asbestos claims gives you a better chance of recovering fair compensation. They can negotiate a settlement and advocate for your rights.

Timely Action:

There are strict timeframes for filing claims, especially for asbestos-related illnesses. Hiring a knowledgeable attorney helps ensure you take prompt action, safeguarding your right to compensation.

Strategizing Class Action Participation:

Deciding between joining an existing class action or pioneering a new one is crucial. Experienced attorneys can guide you on which path offers the best potential outcome for your situation.

Moral Support & Advocacy:

Beyond the maze of legal issues, dealing with corporate negligence in class actions or facing a diagnosis like mesothelioma is emotionally taxing. Attorneys stand as pillars of support, both legally and emotionally, championing your cause every step of the way.

Engaging an attorney in these scenarios ensures that your pursuit of justice is both strategic and heartfelt, maximizing your chances for a favorable outcome.

Case Results

Our Work Speaks For Itself

Verdict for Machinist Mate with Mesothelioma $2,000,000
Grinder with Mesothelioma $2,149,606.44
Tractor Trailer Wreck:
Brain Injury Verdict
Machinist Mate with Mesothelioma $2,140,887.07
Boiler Tender with Mesothelioma $1,811,466.17
Pipefitter with Mesothelioma $1,750,216
Machinist Mate with Mesothelioma $3,101,145.16
About us

Welcome To Vinson Law

More than just another law firm.

Our hope is to make whole those who have had their health, livelihood, and emotional well-being taken from them by a personal injury. We listen and then we fight. We feel humbled to represent our clients when they need us the most, and we work diligently and aggressively to make sure they obtain all possible justice under the law. With a combined twenty-nine years of attorney experience in the industry, our knowledge, experience, and passion make Vinson Law a fierce force.

Founded in his home office in April 2012, CEO Ben Vinson immediately brought the concept of community into the center of his work. As we’ve grown, this hasn’t changed. With clients all across the country, we strive to build clear and consistent communication, and give back to organizations that reflect the values and interests of our clients and our team. Each client continues to receive the individualized attention small firms are known for while still receiving maximum compensation, and our team continues to volunteer, fundraise, and sponsor dozens of organizations across the Tampa Bay Area.

Together with Mark Alonzo, our Lead Managing Partner, Vinson Law has found the best people to do the best work when it comes to your personal injury claims. Our team of skilled, personable attorneys and our top-notch staff look forward to taking the stress out of your experience. You’ve suffered enough; we’ll take it from here.

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Personal Injury Cases We Take

At Vinson Law, we offer more than legal services. We’re champions of justice, lending our experience and accumulated knowledge to those who most need it. With deep roots in Tampa and a legacy that spans years, we stand up for the rights of the individual, be it a single voice or a collective roar of many. Here’s a deeper look into the cases we typically take:

Mesothelioma Claims

A mesothelioma diagnosis is more than just a medical condition—it’s a life-altering event stemming from prolonged asbestos exposure. Our team is acutely aware of the physical, emotional, and financial toll this diagnosis can take. As such, we work tirelessly to ensure victims and their families receive rightful compensation. From understanding the medical intricacies of mesothelioma to unearthing the roots of asbestos exposure, we’re here to advocate, support, and fight for every client’s rights.

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Asbestos Bankruptcy Claims

Many companies that used to make asbestos products have filed for bankruptcy. This makes it challenging for people who were exposed to asbestos because of their products to receive the compensation they need. Our firm has experience with this situation and knows how to navigate these unique and difficult legal circumstances.

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In every case we undertake, we aim to offer more than just representation. At Vinson Law, we provide unwavering support, dedication, and a relentless pursuit of justice.

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About Vinson Law

We are Personal Injury Lawyers

Our hope is to make whole those who have had their health, livelihood, and emotional well-being taken from them by a personal injury. We listen and then we fight. We feel humbled to represent our clients when they need us the most, and we work diligently and aggressively to make sure they obtain all possible justice under the law. With a combined twenty-nine years of attorney experience in the industry, our knowledge, experience, and passion make Vinson Law a fierce force.

How Our Tampa Personal Injury Attorneys Can Help You

At Vinson Law, we believe everyone deserves a dedicated partner to champion their cause. Here’s how we can assist you with an asbestos claim, mesothelioma claim, or class action lawsuit:

Investigating the Case:

We use our extensive resources to understand the nuances of your situation. For mesothelioma and asbestos claims, this includes tracing the origin of your exposure and identifying the potentially negligent parties. In class actions, we can help analyze the scope of misconduct or harm done to build a compelling case.

Gathering Evidence:

Documentation is critical in any personal injury case, but especially for the cases we typically take. Whether it’s medical records for asbestos-related illnesses or collective data for class actions, we leave no stone unturned in amassing crucial evidence to fortify your claim.

Negotiating Settlements:

Armed with evidence and a keen understanding of the relevant legal frameworks, we actively engage with opposing parties. We aim to negotiate a favorable settlement, ensuring you get the compensation you deserve without a prolonged trial if possible.

Preparing for Trial:

If negotiations don’t yield the desired results, we’re trial-ready. Our attorneys are adept at formulating compelling arguments, presenting evidence, and championing your cause in court.

Presenting Your Case:

Our attorneys excel in the courtroom setting. We utilize compelling storytelling, expert testimony, and the amassed evidence to present a robust case before a judge or jury. Every moment in court is an opportunity to advocate for your rights, and we ensure that your story is told with conviction, clarity, and a demand for justice.

Continuous Client Communication:

We believe in keeping our clients informed and involved. Expect consistent updates, experience-driven advice, and quick answers to any questions you might have throughout the process.

Client-centric Approach:

We understand the potential stress and financial burdens the legal process can impose. That’s why we offer free initial consultations. This allows you to understand the merits of your case and the potential pathways forward without any immediate financial commitment. Furthermore, we don’t charge you any upfront fees, and if you don’t win, you don’t pay.

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Our Clients Say

My late brother John served in the Navy during the Vietnam War, and during this time he was exposed to asbestos. He was a healthy individual who enjoyed riding his bike over the hills in the Ozark Mountains in Missouri and he kept himself in great shape, but sadly was diagnosed with lung cancer and passed away. I had been named executor of his estate, and it was after his death that I received a packet from Vinson Law containing information about how to proceed with his claim, which we have been working to settle now. I am grateful for Vinson Law's help in this matter. They have been knowledgable and handle everything! I highly recommend them!
MB Mrs. Barbara Polette, sister of Mr. John Ruppert
My experience with Vinson Law has been genuinely wonderful. My case has been handled with such professionalism and compassion. Vinson Law is always so kind and courteous towards me when I call with questions. I am very satisfied with how my case is being taken care of and am so grateful and appreciative of everything they have done!
MJ Mr. Jeffrey Keller
My experience with Vinson Law has always been great. Everyone made me feel that they were taking my best interest in consideration with my issues, and they were always helpful in answering any questions. I would recommend them to anyone who needs help for problems with their breathing. Having served 28 years in the military and needing legal help, I contacted Vinson Law and they have taken care of my issues as if I was a family member. I will always be grateful to them for all their help!
MR Mr. Robert Hutchens
I have been working with Vinson Law for approximately one year now and I have really enjoyed their handling of my asbestos case. One thing that is very nice: they always answer the phone when I call! Thank you very much for the help.
MG Mr. Gerald Rolph
Greetings! The Vinson Law Firm has handled my case in the most expedient and gracious way possible. They collected my information and then worked through the process; I had the peace of mind to just sit back and let them work. Whenever I called with a question or concern, everyone I spoke to was courteous and professional. I could not be happier with my results. I would recommend them to anyone looking for a law firm.
MH Mr. Horace Thrash
I am so grateful for Vinson Law and all the help they have been to me and my family on behalf of my late husband, Ron Wilber, who served in the Navy on the Lexington. They are so friendly and treat you like they have always known you. They have taken the time to call and keep me updated on how my case is going. From day one, they guided me on what to do to get the ball rolling. They took over from there. They area a great group of people and I would recommend them to anyone. Thanks for everything!
MD Mrs. Dorothy Wilber, widow of Mr. Ronald Wilber
I have found that Vinson Law has been very easy to work with. They have provided excellent legal advice and worked hard ensuring my concerns and needs are met. The staff are extremely friendly and courteous anytime I have called their office, ready to help and keep me informed. Their approach to asbestos claims has been thoroughly knowledgable and detail-oriented. I could not have done what they have on my own. I would recommend Vinson Law in regards to asbestos claims  for anyone in need of assistance with the process.
MD Mr. Dennis Bogart
John Carman was a proud Navy solider that was a Boiler Technician and served two tours in Vietnam. At the time, he did not know that the one thing he loved so much would take his life. While waiting for his chemotherapy treatment, my husband picked up a magazine and read Vinson Law's ad. This started a bonding relationship that was very important to my husband.From the first phone call, the personnel at Vinson Law were nothing less than top notch. They always gave us an answer with no waiting. John passed away in January of 2023 and I was so lost; I did not know what to do. When I called Vinson Law to see what I had to do, they guided me through every step of the way. They made sure John's dreams and justice came through.I have been so grateful for everything they are doing in John's honor. They are the best law firm I have ever encountered!
MB Mrs. Bonita Carman, wife of Mr. John Carman
We have always had a great experience with everyone at Vinson Law. Our phone calls were always answered by employees that were not only knowledgeable, but very pleasant to talk to. Our questions were always answered and calls are answered or returned promptly.
MR Mr. Robert Ashley
My name is Betty Johnson, I would love to thank the Vinson Law firm for all the help to my family and husband Joseph Johnson before his death, he would have been happy the way you have handled things.You kept me updated as well as checking up on us. Losing Joe was a lose that has been difficult to get through, but the flowers you sent after his death was wonderful, thank you with all my heart. Your support was amazing and greatly appreciated.
MB Mrs. Betty Johnson, widow of Mr. Joseph Johnson
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Frequently Asked Questions About Class Actions, Mesothelioma Claims, and Asbestos Claims

Personal injury claims, especially class actions and asbestos-related cases, are complicated. Here are the answers to a few of the most common questions we receive about these cases:

Every state has its own deadlines for filing personal injury claims, known as the statute of limitations. In Florida, for instance, the statute of limitations for negligence-based lawsuits allows the injured party two years to file a lawsuit against the at-fault party.

However, given the complexities and potential exceptions in these asbestos cases, consulting an attorney is crucial to understanding the specific timelines for your case.

Potential compensation in a personal injury claim varies based on the case’s specifics. That said, some losses for which you can seek compensation include:

  • Medical expenses, both current and future
  • Lost wages and diminished earning potential
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of consortium or companionship
  • Punitive damages in cases of extreme negligence

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No one should face a mesothelioma diagnosis or attempt a class action lawsuit alone. The team at Vinson Law can guide you through the complex legal process and defend your rights at every step. Call (888) 752-7582 now or complete our contact form for a free case evaluation.

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