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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »


Recovery against a regional trucking company for a fatal auto accident

Disabling workers’ compensation head injury sustained by a sanitation worker

Disabling workers’ compensation back injury sustained by an auto body worker

Recovery against insurance carrier for a fatal auto accident