Entries by Whibbs Stone Barnett

How is Fault Determined in a Car Accident?

While the Sunshine state attracts people from all across the world, the added congestion causes more auto accidents. You are unable to predict a car accident, but they happen each and every day. Even a seemingly minor collision can result in major injuries, sometimes even the death of a loved one. If you have been […]

Do I Still Get Workers’ Comp if My Employer Goes Out of Business?

If you are injured in a workplace, you assume that your injury and damages will be covered by your employers’ workers’ compensation insurance. While this is typically true, there are some extenuating circumstances where a Florida employer may not be able to pay for your workers’ compensation claim that is not related to claim denial. […]

How Night Driving Contributes to Drowsiness

When an individual operating a vehicle is too fatigued to stay alert, it is known as “drowsy driving.” Consequently, the motorist may have reduced vigilance, delayed reaction times, impaired thinking, and may even fall asleep when driving. Drowsy driving usually goes unreported when law enforcement officers fill out an accident report. It is challenging to […]

How Dashcam Footage Can Impact a Car Accident Case

In the past, being involved in a car accident would often result in a ‘he said/she said’ debate between the drivers. With the advancement of technology, drivers now have the ability to record their every move with a dashcam. Dashcam footage can make or break an accident injury case, especially for someone who has been […]

The Truth About Pre-Settlement Lawsuit Loans

When you’re involved in an accident that isn’t your fault, the injustices just seem to keep coming. Not only are you injured and in pain, but you are suddenly out of work and without the money you need to provide for your family. Even though your accident bills aren’t your fault, you are the one […]

The Role of Mediation in Personal Injury Claims

The personal injury claim process is generally pretty straightforward, but changing trends have given accident victims options. Beyond informal negotiations and a lawsuit, you can also consider mediation. This resolution method has been used successfully in several areas of law, and it’s starting to change how personal injury claims are settled out of court. Whether […]

Dealing With an Unresponsive Claims Adjuster

When you pay for car insurance, you’re paying for a service you hope you never have to use. When you actually do need it, however, it’s reasonable to expect timely service. But what happens when your insurance claims adjuster is unresponsive, leaving you in the dark about your claim? Learn more about why this happens […]

Best Smartphone Apps to Keep Your Child Safe on the Road

It seems like they were your baby just yesterday, and yet today you’re sitting in the passenger seat while they test out their brand-new driver’s license. This rite of passage for teenagers is one of the biggest challenges for parents, who are forced to learn how to give their children independence. There’s still a lot […]

Severe Emotional Trauma Caused by Dog Bites

An animal attack can be a traumatizing event. No matter how friendly a dog may be throughout its life, the underlying capacity for violence is always there. Whether a dog attacks because it perceives a threat to itself, thinks its owner is in danger or is trying to guard resources, victims are often left with […]

Can Returning to Work Too Soon Hurt Your Personal Injury Claim?

Suffering traumatic injuries can have a devastating impact on your life. When you are struggling to make ends meet, or otherwise find it necessary to return to work soon after your injuries, you may find yourself in worse condition than immediately following your original accident. Returning to work too soon after you have suffered serious […]