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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 »

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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 »

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How to Avoid an Accident with a Big Rig

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

There is no doubt that the trucking industry is vital to the US economy. Indeed, the Florida Trucking Association reports that the number of large trucks on the road is on the rise, and currently sits at nearly 11 million, and that trucks cover millions of miles every year. In Florida, the numerous imports and exports… Read More »

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How are Employment Settlements Calculated?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

While there are state and federal laws in place to protect employees from wage and hour violations, discrimination, and other offenses, these laws are not always adhered to. Indeed, employees face retaliation, wrongful termination, unfair wages, unsafe workplaces, and discrimination at an alarming rate. When employment laws are breached, affected employees have a right… Read More »

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Should I File For Bankruptcy?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

The decision to file for bankruptcy is not an easy one to make. To be sure, even if you understand the benefits of bankruptcy and are desperate for financial relief, you may also be wary about the potential consequences of filing for bankruptcy, such as losing your property or destroying your credit score. If… Read More »

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What Are Grounds for Divorce in Florida?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Coming to the decision that you no longer want to be married to your spouse is difficult, and likely takes months or years or unhappiness to ultimately reach. Which is why when you do arrive at the conclusion that dissolution of marriage is what’s best for yourself and your future, learning that the state… Read More »

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Can I Buy a House after Filing for Bankruptcy in Florida?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Filing for bankruptcy can be an effective way of getting a clean slate in terms of debt, escaping creditors’ calls, and being able to move forward with your life. Indeed, if you have exhausted your other options for repairing your finances, filing for bankruptcy may be your very best move, and provide you with… Read More »

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How Is Child Support Calculated in Florida?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

All parents have a legal responsibility to support their children financially, which is why child support is almost always part of a divorce and child custody settlement. The courts assume that the custodial parent is fulfilling their duty to provide for their child financially by being the primary caretaker, and therefore will likely order… Read More »

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When Should I Hire a Personal Injury Attorney?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Being injured because of another’s negligent action can be a terrifying experience, and one that generates dozens of questions. To be sure, not only may you have wonders and worries about your injuries and whether you’ll make a full recovery, but also about what your legal rights are, whether you should bring forth a… Read More »

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FAQ About Accident Cases in Florida

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

If you are involved in a car accident in Florida, you probably have a lot of questions. You will want to know the law concerning how to proceed and when to report an accident. In addition, it is important to know how damages are calculated in accident cases in Florida. Let’s explore these topics… 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