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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?

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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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Common Internal Injuries That Occur from Impacts

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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… Read More »

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Can I Still Get Workers’ Comp Benefits if I Caused my Own Injury?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

There are many different reasons why workplace injuries occur, and there are numerous potential contributing factors. Some might be the fault of the injured worker, while others might be caused by a supervisor, co-worker, or the effects of a company policy. Still others could be caused by one or more of countless outside factors…. Read More »

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Should You Settle or Litigate Your Accident Injury Claim?

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If you have been injured because of the negligent or reckless actions of another party and you have a valid personal injury claim against them, you might be wondering whether it is better to settle or litigate your claim. There are advantages and disadvantages to both options, and the answer to this question will… Read More »

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Divorce and Your Child’s College Funding

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

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,… Read More »

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When Should My Elderly Parent Stop Driving?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

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,… Read More »

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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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Recovery against a regional trucking company for a fatal auto accident
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Disabling workers’ compensation head injury sustained by a sanitation worker
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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