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Prenuptial Agreements

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

In today’s society, second marriages or more are common.  In the past, prenuptial agreements have been given a negative connotation.  Most people felt insulted at the suggestion of a prenuptial.   However, for couples who have children by prior marriage, prenuptial agreements are extremely helpful in sorting out assets between the new spouse and the… Read More »

Where do BP oil spill claims stand?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Don’t wait! Claims are still being filed. It’s not too late to file your BP oil spill claim. Deadline to file is April 20, 2014 According to ABC News, BP expects the dollar amounts for the multi-billion-dollar settlement for businesses’ and residents’ damages claims to exceed the $7.8 billion they predicted last year. The reason… Read More »

Why is it important not to settle too soon?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Like all businesses, insurance companies are out to make money. However, when you suffer serious injury in an accident, you should realize they frequently are more interested in cutting their costs through a quick settlement than negotiating a fair outcome. A Pensacola accident attorney can protect your interests and ensure that your settlement adequately… Read More »

Initial steps to take after a loved one dies

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Obtain Several Certified Copies of Death Certificate:  You will need certified copies of death certificates to open a probate administration, access bank accounts, to claim beneficiary proceeds and transfer certain assets. Obtain Letters of Administration: In order to have access to financial accounts and handle the assets/property of the deceased, the Personal Representative will… Read More »

Have you been injured or arrested while on vacation?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

People from all over the country travel to the Gulf Coast to enjoy the sandy white beaches and good old southern hospitality.  And who can blame them!  Pensacola and the surrounding areas boast some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.  Occasionally, people find themselves in situations while on vacation where they need… Read More »

Unfortunate treatment of students at local public schools and juvenile disciplinary facilities

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Over the past several years, the personal injury attorneys at Whibbs Stone Barnett have worked with numerous families who have experienced unfortunate treatment of students at local public schools and juvenile disciplinary facilities. In one case, a disabled student was abused by a teacher and subjected to inhumane treatment in response to “tantrums.”  In… Read More »

Should the law firm working on my case handle appeals?

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

CNN reported this morning that Amanda Knox will stand trial again for the death or her roommate in Italy.  Knox is currently in the United States after her 2007 conviction was reversed and there is some speculation as to whether she will voluntarily return to Italy. CNN: Watch Video   Knox’s case is a… Read More »

‘Forgotten’ inmate gets $15.5 million

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

It can sometimes be difficult to fathom the complete and utter failure of government when it comes to the civil rights of Americans.  And there is perhaps an innocent and naive expectation of a certain respect shown to all citizens (not just the wealthy and powerful) by their government.  The attorneys at Whibbs Stone… Read More »

Transvaginal Mesh claims are on the rise

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

If you have had mesh surgically implanted and are having complications, contact Whibbs Stone Barnett for a free consultation on all personal injury claims.  Mesh is most often surgically implanted when patients have issues with bladder intrusion, bladder leakage etc. caused by various reasons – strain, childbirth, weight, etc.  The average age of patients is… Read More »

Oil spill update

By Whibbs Stone Barnett |

Families on the Gulf Coast have lived and breathed the BP Oil Spill since the April 20, 2010 rig accident killed (11) workers and spilled millions of gallons of oil  before being capped. After much political pressure, the new claims process seems to be operating more smoothly than it has over the past two… 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