Entries by Whibbs Stone Barnett Turner, PA

Should I Accept a Workers’ Comp Settlement Offer?

If you’ve been receiving workers’ compensation benefits for some time, you may have started to get settlement offers from your workers’ compensation insurance provider. This is fairly common, as insurance companies would often rather pay out one lump sum and close out a claim than continue to pay weekly for months or even years. However, […]

Can I Collect Workers’ Compensation & Social Security Disability Benefits at The Same Time?

When someone suffers a work-related injury or illness, they are usually eligible for workers’ compensation benefits for the time that they are out of work. There are some situations, however, when a severe workplace injury prevents the employee from returning to their previous job or participating in any other type of gainful activity at all. […]

Can Remote Workers Get Workers’ Compensation?

During the coronavirus pandemic, millions of American workers switched to remote work. Over a year into the pandemic, 41.8% of them were still working from home. While many will return to the office in the coming months, telecommuting is going to become more and more of a staple. According to Upwork, by 2025, 22% of […]

Common Internal Injuries That Occur from Impacts

Uplon an impact, the effects of some injuries may show up right away, while in other cases, it can take several hours or longer for someone to realize that they are hurt. This is sometimes due to the adrenaline rush that people experience during a traumatic event like a crash. They might walk away feeling […]

Divorce and Your Child’s College Funding

Getting divorced is a very stressful period in a person’s life, and there is a seemingly endless number of tasks to take care of and issues to resolve. The most immediate concerns include your current living situation, how much child support your kids will get, what property you will receive from the marital estate, whether […]

When Should My Elderly Parent Stop Driving?

It is a harsh reality of aging. As we get older, our physical and cognitive capabilities decline, making it more difficult to perform various tasks. One of the activities that definitely becomes more challenging as people get into their senior years is driving. But taking away someone’s freedom to drive is a sensitive issue, and […]