Entries by Whibbs Stone Barnett Turner, PA

The Importance of Getting a Lawyer Involved Early in a Trucking Accident Case

Personal injury lawsuits involving trucking companies are rarely direct or straightforward. Commercial truck accident claims are usually far more challenging than passenger vehicle claims when it comes to proving liability (fault) and damages. An experienced truck accident attorney can help you obtain necessary evidence, such as the truck’s black box data, truck driver’s logs, the […]

The Importance of An Accident Reconstruction Specialist for Your Case

You have the right to be compensated for medical care and expenses, loss of income, and pain and suffering if you are injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence. Accident reconstruction specialists can play a major role in proving negligence. An accomplished Florida personal injury attorney working with qualified accident reconstruction specialists can […]

What Do Electronic Logging Devices Mean for Your Truck Accident Claim?

Trucking accidents can result in catastrophic consequences for injured victims. The large size and load of a commercial truck make these accidents more dangerous and impactful compared to passenger vehicles. Truck accidents often occur because the negligent truck driver was fatigued or drowsy because of doing excessive driving beyond the stipulated work hours. Electronic logging […]

Obtaining Fair Compensation After a Disfigurement Injury

Many accident victims recover completely following an accident, even if they may go through a prolonged period of pain and suffering. Unfortunately, some victims have to live with the marks of their accidents forever. Disfigurement injuries deeply and persistently alter a person’s physical appearance. They can become a perennial source of emotional distress and even […]

Preventing On-the-Job Injuries Among Aging Workers

An estimated 25% of the US workforce is expected to be older than 55 years of age by 2026 according to the statistics published by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). An increasing number of aging workers are now choosing to work beyond the traditional retirement age for a number of reasons, including social […]

Coping With the Emotional Impact of a Personal Injury

Trying to cope with the physical disability, pain and suffering, loss of income, and other physical and emotional consequences in the aftermath of a personal injury can be challenging. Whether you were injured in an auto accident, a slip and fall, or because of a dog bite, you and your family may be looking at […]

Should I See the Doctor Right After an Auto Accident?

The worst mistake victims of car accidents can make is to not see a doctor. Many people wave away medical responders because they assume their injuries are not significant enough to warrant medical attention. Many victims don’t have health insurance, can’t afford the treatment and hence, don’t go to the emergency room. Regardless of the […]