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Is my Spouse Entitled to Half of My Business During Our Divorce?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Getting divorced is always a stressful time for everyone involved, but when there are unique assets at stake, things can become even more complicated. One such instance is when one of the spouses owns a business or has an ownership stake in a business that the other spouse is not a part of. The… Read More »

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Do I Need an Attorney for a No-Doubt Liability Claim?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

There are approximately 6 million auto accidents in the United States each year, and in Florida alone, there are about 400,000 car crashes annually. In many of these accidents, there are differing versions of what happened and questions and disputes over who was at fault. In other cases, however, there is no doubt about… Read More »

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What is Causing my Neck & Back Pain after a Car Crash?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Motor vehicle crashes are among the most traumatic events that people have to experience. The force and impact of a collision can be startling to say the least, and after this type of accident, you may consider yourself lucky to walk away with just a few minor scrapes and bruises. What you may not… Read More »

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Safe Driving Tips for the Holiday Travel Season

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

During the holidays, tens of thousands of Floridians hit the road or get on a bus or airplane to travel and visit with loved ones. This is a tradition that we look forward to each year and cherish. Because of COVID-19, things will not be quite the same this year. In the interest of… Read More »

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Liability for Ridesharing Accidents: What you Need to Know

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Ridesharing apps have become a very convenient way for people to get around town. Using an app on your smartphone, you can summon a ride from one of the ridesharing companies such as Uber or Lyft. Florida residents use these services a lot to get rides home when they have had too much to… Read More »

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Will a Personal Injury Settlement Affect My Social Security Disability Benefits?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Social Security disability benefits are utilized by millions of Americans to help make ends meet when a debilitating condition prevents them from working. Social Security disability (SSD) is available to those who have worked the required amount of quarters to qualify for benefits, and there is another program called Supplemental Security Insurance (SSI) that… Read More »

left turn accidents

Left Turn Accidents: Who is Liable?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Statistics from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) show that the vast majority of crashes that occur while a vehicle is turning or going through an intersection involve a left turn driver. This most likely comes as little surprise, as most of us realize that making a left turn is riskier than turning… Read More »

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How can a Criminal Record Affect a Personal Injury Case?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

We all make mistakes. And sometimes, good people can end up in trouble with the law. Maybe it was something you did when you are younger – a minor drug possession arrest or getting convicted for drunk driving. Unfortunately, even minor criminal convictions can come back to haunt a person for several years to… Read More »

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Are Personal Injury Settlements Considered Marital Property in a Florida Divorce?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Personal injury and family law are separate legal areas, but there are some situations in which they intersect. One such instance is when a divorcing spouse received a personal injury settlement award, or they expect to receive one in the near future. This lump sum payment could be one of the couple’s largest assets,… Read More »

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Can my Accident Injury Case be Reopened after it is Settled?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

If you were injured in an auto accident and the injuries were moderate to severe, there is a good chance that you had to seek compensation from the responsible party’s insurer. This would either result in a settlement that is worked out privately between you and the insurer, or a personal injury lawsuit. Sometimes,… Read More »

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