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Severe Emotional Trauma Caused by Dog Bites

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

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… Read More »

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

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

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… Read More »

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Why Your Injury Lawyer Should Have Trial Experience

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

When you have suffered serious injuries, and you will need to file claims against the liable party, you want to make sure that you have an injury lawyer on your side who has substantial trial experience. The last thing you need is to wind up with an attorney who wants to settle your case… Read More »

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What Is a Contingency Fee and How Does it Affect You and Your Case?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Are you struggling to cope after being seriously injured in an accident caused by someone else? If you are feeling overwhelmed by the physical, psychological, and financial strains of what you have been through, you may be in need of a dedicated Pensacola personal injury attorney who could help you recover full compensation for… Read More »

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Building Code Failures Are Widespread on Construction and Renovation Projects

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Working in the construction industry, you are probably not surprised when accidents and injuries occur on a construction or renovation project. However, many of these accidents and injuries are preventable. And no matter who is at fault, you may have the right to workers’ compensation benefits. One of the most common causes of injuries… Read More »

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Should I Accept a Workers’ Comp Settlement Offer?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

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…. Read More »

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How Are Pain & Suffering Damages Calculated in a Personal Injury Case?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

If you have been injured in an auto accident, slip and fall, or you have suffered any other type of injury, you may be entitled to compensation if someone else was at fault. When their injuries are moderate to severe, personal injury claimants can often pursue a wide range of damages. Some types of… Read More »

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Things Insurance Companies Don’t Want You to Know After a Car Accident

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

After someone gets injured in an auto accident, one of the first people that often reaches out to them is an insurance company representative. The insurance adjuster will sound like your best friend – they will express sympathy for what you’re going through, ask how you are doing, and assure you that you will… Read More »

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

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

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… Read More »

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Can Remote Workers Get Workers’ Compensation?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

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%… Read More »

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Recovery against a regional trucking company for a fatal auto accident
$1,350,000.00

Disabling workers’ compensation head injury sustained by a sanitation worker
$1,250,000.00

Disabling workers’ compensation back injury sustained by an auto body worker
$1,200,000.00

Recovery against insurance carrier for a fatal auto accident
$1,100,000.00