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COVID-19 Bringing Estate Planning into Focus

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The COVID-19 outbreak has changed our lives in numerous ways, and it has prompted many people to reassess their priorities. A deadly and contagious virus definitely causes us to consider our own mortality, the fact that we all have a limited amount of time on this earth, and that none of us know with… Read More »

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How is the COVID-19 Outbreak Affecting Florida Personal Injury Claims?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

The coronavirus pandemic has turned all of our lives upside down, and every area of our society has been impacted. Florida along with most other states issued a “stay-at-home” order, which was intended to slow the spread of the virus and keep our healthcare system from becoming overwhelmed. Stay-at-home orders are starting to be… Read More »

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How COVID-19 is Affecting Parenting Plans in Florida

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Floridians are no strangers to natural disasters. Destructive hurricanes ravage our state on an almost annual basis. But one thing most of us have never experienced or prepared for is a public health emergency like what is happening with the coronavirus pandemic. This outbreak has resulted in an ongoing situation in which nonessential businesses… Read More »

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Bankruptcies are Likely to Increase because of the Coronavirus

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

The COVID-19 pandemic is not only a public health emergency, it is an economic disaster as well. Millions of businesses across the country that are considered non-essential have had to close their doors, including many restaurants, bars, coffee shops, retail stores, hair salons, nail salons, and any other business that involves large groups of… Read More »

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Finding Silver Linings During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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The coronavirus outbreak has ravaged the world over the past few months, killing thousands and disrupted everyone’s lives. Here in Florida, a statewide “stay-at-home” order has been implemented, limiting nonessential activities and keeping many Floridians cooped up in their houses. College students have either gone home or they are staying in their dorms and… Read More »

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How Does Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Insurance Work in FL?

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Residents of Florida who own vehicles are required to carry personal injury protection (PIP) insurance. Also referred to as “no-fault” insurance, PIP is the part of your auto insurance policy that pays for injuries from a vehicle accident regardless of who was at fault. Your PIP coverage pays for approved medical bills if you… Read More »

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Protecting Loved Ones from Nursing Home Abuse

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

There is a largely unreported crisis in America’s nursing homes. Aging demographics, industry consolidation, and tight labor markets have created substandard conditions in numerous facilities in Florida and throughout the country. This has resulted in countless cases of neglect and abuse among one of the most vulnerable groups in our society. In Florida, there… Read More »

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Test Videos Reveal How Evenflo Booster Seats Put Children at Risk

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

ProPublica obtained videos of Evenflo’s own side-impact tests and never-before-seen testimony of some of the company’s key safety engineers. Evenflo advertised its Big Kid booster seat as “side impact tested,” even though its top car seat engineer admitted that if real children moved the way the test dummies did they could suffer catastrophic injuries… Read More »

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The Impact of Social Media on a Personal Injury Case

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

For most of us, social media is an integral part of our lives. A 2015 study by the Pew Research Center found that more than 60% of American adults are active on some type of social media platform. Sites like Facebook and Instagram allow us to share our experiences, post photos of fun events… Read More »

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Crashes in Parking Lots and Garages during the Holidays

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

One of the most overlooked hazards for drivers is getting into a collision in a parking lot or garage. Parking areas pose some unique dangers, such as heavy traffic congestion, limited space, and limited visibility. Add to that the heavy pedestrian traffic, and you have conditions that are far more dangerous than most people… Read More »

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