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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 »

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Do I Need to Hire an Attorney After My Car Accident?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Car accidents are an unfortunate but inevitable part of being a driver. After a crash, you may wonder whether you need to hire an attorney, or if you should simply rely on your car insurance company to handle the matter. Here are some issues that Florida drivers involved in an auto accident may want… Read More »

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A Look Back at FDA Medical Device Recalls: 2014

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for evaluating, approving and regulating medical devices used by doctors and hospitals around the country. The FDA groups medical devices into three classes depending on the level of risk they pose if defective. Class I products such as dental floss pose a relatively low risk… Read More »

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Milwaukee Judge Follows Florida’s Lead: Holds Medical Malpractice Caps Unconstitutional

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

In October of this year, a judge in Milwaukee County Circuit Court held that it would be unconstitutional to apply the state’s cap on noneconomic damages for medical malpractice in the case of Mayo v. Wisconsin Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund. The plaintiff in the case, Ascaris Mayo, had reported to an emergency… Read More »

Trayvon Martin – Why the jury won’t hear everything Zimmerman’s lawyers hoped they would

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

George Zimmerman’s defense lawyers were dealt a heavy blow today in their efforts to paint a colorful picture of Trayvon Martin’s background. What defendants’ don’t always know is that facts that might otherwise seem relevant in determining whether someone committed a crime (or in this case, whether Martin was the aggressor) aren’t always admitted… Read More »

IMPRESSIVE CASES


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