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The Dangers of Summertime Driving in Florida

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Summer is statistically the deadliest time of the year to be on the roadways. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that the highest number of traffic-related fatalities happen between the months of July and September. There is also a sharp increase in accidents with serious injuries during the summer months. The Florida… Read More »

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How to Help a Loved One Cope with Traumatic Brain Injury

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a condition that affects approximately 2.8 million Americans each year. Of those who sustain this type of injury: 2.5 million are treated in the emergency room; Nearly 300,000 are hospitalized; Approximately 50,000 die from their injuries. TBIs are caused by a severe jolt, bump, or blow to the head… Read More »

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How Does the use of a Motorcycle Helmet Impact an Injury Claim after an Accident?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

When a rider is involved in a motorcycle accident, one of the first factors that is looked at by the insurance company is whether or not they were wearing a helmet. Whether it contributes to the motorcyclist’s injury or not, not wearing a helmet is often perceived by the insurance company as a sign… Read More »

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What Do I Need to Know after a Motorcycle Accident?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Motorcycle riding season is in full swing. In Florida, we have great riding weather year-round, but during the spring and summer months, the weather is ideal for long rides on the open roads taking in all the scenic beauty the Sunshine State has to offer. May through September is peak riding season, but it… Read More »

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Spinal Injuries: Important Things to Know after a Spinal Cord Injury

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Spinal cord injuries (SCIs) can be devastating and life-altering. SCI’s happen when any part of the spinal cord or the nerves that are situated at the end of the spinal canal are damaged. This damage interferes with the ability of the brain to communicate with various parts of the body.  The end result is… Read More »

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Slip and Fall Accidents: What is the Liability of the Retail Business?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Slip and fall accidents happen all the time, and most of these incidents result in minor injuries (if any at all). That said, falls result in far more moderate to severe injuries than most people realize.  Each year, millions of individuals in United States are hospitalized or visit the emergency room because of a… Read More »

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Should I seek Medical Attention after a Rear-End Collision?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Rear-end accidents are among the most common that occur on roadways in Florida and throughout the nation. Rear-end collisions account for approximately one-third of all motor vehicle accidents, and they usually happen because of heavy traffic that suddenly slows down, rainy or slippery road conditions, and various forms of driver negligence. While some rear-end… Read More »

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How to Stay on Top of your Case after you Hire a Lawyer

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

For many complex legal matters, you need the services of an attorney to obtain a satisfactory resolution. An attorney can provide advice, counsel, guidance, and legal representation for complicated issues that would be difficult to resolve on your own. When you choose a lawyer to handle your case, there are a few things you… Read More »

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What if My Spouse Violates a Protective Order or Temporary Injunction?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Florida law recognizes that some domestic relationships can become so volatile that one person needs legal protection from the other. A protective order or temporary injunction orders the offending party to have no contact with the other, including contact in person, by phone, by text or email, or indirectly through another person. Some of… Read More »

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What Are the DUI Laws in Pensacola, FL?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Florida considers a driver legally impaired if his or her blood alcohol level (BAC) registers above .08 percent. The legal penalty depends on many factors, including whether the driver has previous convictions, the degree of impairment, and whether he or she caused exceptional risk to others such as driving impaired with a child in… Read More »

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