Blog | Whibbs Stone Barnett, P.A.
Whibbs & Stone, Attorneys at Law
FREE Consultation on
All Personal Injury Claims
850-500-1111

Recent Blog Posts

insurance lawyer pensacola florida

Tactics used by Insurance Companies during an Injury Case

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

When someone is injured in an accident that was caused by the negligence or reckless actions of another party, there is a good chance they will have to pursue compensation through the other party’s insurance carrier. This begins by filing a claim with the insurer, which initiates the entire process. After a claim is… Read More »

distracted driving accident lawyer pensicola

Teen Drivers and Distractions

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Florida leads the nation in distracted driving accidents, and according to a Sun Sentinel article from earlier this year, one of the primary reasons there are so many accidents involving distracted drivers is the state’s failure to pass more restrictive laws prohibiting this practice. Although texting while driving is currently prohibited in the Sunshine… Read More »

limousine accident attorney in florida

Who is Responsible for Accidents with Limousines?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

In upstate New York, an unthinkable tragedy occurred earlier this month that has led to much-needed scrutiny of the limousine service industry. As you may have heard or read by now, 20 people were killed when a limousine carrying 17 passengers barreled through a T-intersection and crashed into an unoccupied vehicle. All 18 occupants… Read More »

expert testimony

The Role of an Expert in an Injury Case

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Personal injury cases can be complex and challenging to pursue. In order to prove your case, you must show that the party responsible for your injuries owed you a duty of care, breached that duty, and that the breach was the proximate cause of your injuries. On top of that, you also need to… Read More »

industrial accidents in florida

5 Common Causes of Industrial Injuries

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

In Florida, there were over 300 fatal occupational injuries in 2016. This was 37 more than the year before, and 81 more than in 2014. Nationwide, more than 4,000 individuals are killed each year in workplace accidents. Workers in many industries deal with occupational hazards, and industrial work is among the most dangerous. Florida… Read More »

motorcycle blind spot accidents

How to Avoid Blind Spot Motorcycle Accidents

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Riding a motorcycle is fun and exhilarating, especially here in Florida where the weather is ideal for riding year-round. It can also be very dangerous, however. Bikers are more vulnerable than other motorists on the roadways, and when they crash with other vehicles, they are much more likely to be seriously injured or killed…. Read More »

premises liability attorney in pensacola

I Was Hurt on Someone Else’s Property, What Are My Options?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

At times, accidents occur when you are on the property of another party. This may happen when you are at a restaurant or retail establishment, visiting friends, or vacationing at a hotel or Airbnb. Some of these accidents are minor and do not result in any significant injuries. Others can result in more severe… Read More »

Social Security Disability Benefits

3 Reasons to Hire a Social Security Disability Attorney

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

When you are unable to work and need to pursue a Social Security Disability claim, you may be overwhelmed by the complex filing process. Since most people have never been through something like this before, it’s only natural to feel uncertain about the future. While Social Security Disability benefits can provide you with the… Read More »

Pool Safety and kids

Pool Safety & Children – Who is Responsible When Accidents Happen in the Pool?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

The mercury is rising, and everyone is ready to cool off in the closest swimming pool. Unfortunately, swimming pools, whether public or private, come with significant risk for accidents and injuries. Drowning remains the leading cause of unintentional death among children ages 1-4, and pool owners can face potential liability when these tragedies occur…. Read More »

playground safety and liability

Playground Safety and Liability – Negligence on the Playground

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Any parent knows that children will inevitably suffer injuries. From scraped knees to bruises, a curious child is bound to incur some minor injuries as they grow and explore. But serious injuries are a different story, and are not always the result of innocent child play. Indeed, playground injuries may be the result of… Read More »

IMPRESSIVE CASES


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