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Don’t Buy Into these Myths about Car Accidents

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Tens of millions of people are involved in car accidents every year, which means there are tens of millions of opinions out there about how car accident claims work. After you’ve been in an accident, you may feel like you are hearing every one of them. Many “facts” about car accidents come from people… Read More »

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Medical Standards for Commercial Truck Drivers are often Dodged with Exemptions

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has created extensive regulations to govern the profession of commercial long-haul truck driving, and with good reason. Large trucks, such as semi-trucks, tractor-trailers, and 18-wheelers are enormous machines weighing up to 80,000 lbs. and capable of doing a great deal of destruction if drivers lose control. The… Read More »

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Automatic Emergency Brake Systems Becoming a Standard Feature in Near Future

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently announced that 20 of the largest auto manufacturers operating in the US, representing 99% of the American car market, have committed to making Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) systems a standard feature on all new cars by September of 2022. The commitment has been credited as a… Read More »

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Using Expert Witnesses in Your Truck Accident Lawsuit

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Personal injury attorneys Whibbs Stone Barnett discuss how using expert witnesses can help with truck accident lawsuits in Mobile, Pensacola & Ft. Walton Beach.

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Can I Receive Compensation for Losses Other Than Medical Bills and Missed Work?

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Pensacola personal injury lawyers Whibbs & Stone describe non-economic compensatory damages such as pain & suffering, mental anguish & Permanent disfigurement.

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Law Requiring Truckers to Use Electronic Driving Logs Soon in Effect

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Since 1938, the laws governing how commercial truck drivers keep track of their hours worked has remained essentially identical: Drivers keep track of their time on a piece of paper, turned in to their employers at regular intervals. Since that time, great advances have occurred in available technology to track miles driven and to… Read More »

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Rear-end Accidents and the Seriousness of Resulting Whiplash Injuries

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Whiplash is a common result of rear-end car accidents. This condition can vary in severity from mild neck pain lasting for a few days, to serious discomfort lasting for weeks or months. Predicting what sorts of accidents will result in serious or long-lasting whiplash symptoms has historically been difficult for researchers to do, since… Read More »

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Safe Driving Tips when Driving Around Tractor Trailers

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Due to their size and difficulty to control, large trucks can do a massive amount of damage when involved in accidents. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety estimates that 11% of all traffic accident deaths result from accidents involving large trucks. When passenger vehicles are involved in fatal accidents with tractor-trailers, the fatalities are… Read More »

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Car Insurance Coverage in Florida

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Below, read about the laws regarding Florida car insurance coverage, as well as some factors to consider when you’re selecting car insurance coverage. Florida’s No-Fault Car Insurance System Florida follows a no-fault system for car insurance coverage. So, if you’re hurt in an accident, your medical expenses, as well as the medical expenses of… Read More »

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Recent Motorcycle Fatalities and the Repealed Helmet Law

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Two recent fatal motorcycle accidents in Florida have drawn attention to the danger of motorcycle riding, and renewed attention to Florida’s repealed helmet law. In an accident in Nassau County, a 24-year-old man ran a red light and collided with a pickup truck along Florida SR 200. The young man was transported to Baptist… Read More »


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