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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 »

Motorcycle accidents

Recent Motorcycle Fatalities and the Repealed Helmet Law

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

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accidents in Florida have drawn attention to the danger of motorcycle riding, and renewed attention to Florida’s repealed helmet law.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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Boating Accidents

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Personal injury cases are not limited to automobile accidents, we are experienced in numerous types of accidents and want you to know if you are injured on the water, we know what to do to help you recover, In 2014 the United States Coast Guard reported 4,064 accidents with 2,678 injuries and 610 fatalities…. Read More »

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Wrongful Death Cases in Florida and Alabama – Who Can Recover?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

When you first lose a loved one, you probably won’t want to be thinking about filing a lawsuit immediately afterward. However, you may be facing expenses from your loved one’s death such as medical bills and funeral costs, in addition to possibly managing a household without your loved one’s help or income. Finding a… Read More »

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Truck Crashed into Home Kills Homeowner

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

In a recent accident in the East Hill neighborhood of Pensacola, a man drove a pickup through a woman’s home, killing the woman inside. Donna Sue Alexander, 52, was in her home on East Mallory Street in East Hill, when John Dye, 30, driving a Toyota Tacoma truck, crashed into the home at around… Read More »

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Frequently Asked Questions after a Florida Car Accident

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Car accidents can be overwhelming and disorienting. You may not know where to turn for guidance on basic questions you may have. The following are some questions that may arise as you work with your insurer or an attorney after an accident. Do I need to go to the doctor after an accident, even… Read More »

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Alabama Truck Driver Awarded $18 Million for Truck Accident Caused by Negligent Repair

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

A Mobile jury recently delivered a verdict to a man who was paralyzed when the brakes failed on the 18-wheeler he was driving, sending the semi into the center median and rolling it. It was proven at trial that the truck had been negligently repaired, and the jury returned a verdict of $18.79 million… Read More »

Hit and Run Accidents Increase

Pensacola Hit and Runs Increased Dramatically Over Past Three Years

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Hit and run incidents in Florida have jumped by over 7 percent in just the last year, according to a report released by the Florida Highway Patrol. This sudden rise in hit and run crashes is punctuated by an increase in Pensacola hit and runs, which have risen by nearly 200% from 221 in… 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