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How Does Workers Comp Work in Alabama?

By J.J. Talbott |

There are specific processes when it comes to filing an Alabama workers’ compensation claim. If your claim is for Florida, see this article instead: How Does Workers Comp Work in Florida? First, it is critical that you file an injury notice immediately. Failing to do so can put the future of your claim at… Read More »

How Does Workers Comp Work in Florida?

By J.J. Talbott |

We regularly handle workers’ compensation claims and it’s important to know that every state has different laws in place for how to handle and process these injury claims. In Florida, you have specific duties as an injured employee and as an employer.  If you have a claim in Alabama, we can help you but… Read More »

JJ Talbott’s Little Pelican Party 2016

By J.J. Talbott |

JJ TALBOTT’S LITTLE PELICAN PARTY IS BACK! 6pm – 10pm Get Directions This year it will be located on Jefferson Street in front of TT Wentworth Museum with a grand entrance on the corner of Government and Jefferson. Starting at 6pm, the street will be transformed into a carnival-themed block party with an array of… Read More »

What Do My Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Benefits Pay For?

By J.J. Talbott |

If you have been in a car accident in Florida, your PIP insurance or personal injury protection will kick in to compensate you for medical bills, damage to your vehicle and potentially your lost wages. This insurance has been put in place to ensure that any driver in Florida will have the ability to receive… Read More »

Why Should I Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

By J.J. Talbott |

We have heard many people ask, “are personal injury lawyers worth it?”  Since most people have insurance on their vehicle, it is common to wonder whether or not it is worth hiring a personal injury attorney or if you should just work with the insurance company on your own. This is an understandable question, and… Read More »

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Pain and Suffering Compensation Explained

By J.J. Talbott |

If you have been injured in an accident and are seeking compensation for your pain and suffering, it’s important that you work with an experienced attorney who understands how to handle personal injury cases. In many instances, it is difficult to receive compensation for pain and suffering because this is a more ambiguous financial… Read More »

A woman who wasn't wearing a seatbelt in a wreck calls her attorney

Is Your Attorney Experienced with the Seatbelt Defense?

By J.J. Talbott |

The state of Florida requires that everyone riding in a vehicle that is under the age of 18 wear seatbelt along with anyone who is riding in the front seat. This means that it is your duty to have a seat belt on at all times. If you fail to do so, and then… Read More »

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Do Personal Injury Cases Settle After Deposition?

By J.J. Talbott |

Generally speaking, a personal injury case can settle at any time. When your case settles and whether or not it goes to trial really depends on how amiable the insurance company is to working with us, and whether or not they make you a fair settlement offer. If they do not, regardless of whether… Read More »

Insurance companies often evaluate injury claims with Colossus Software

How do Insurance Companies Evaluate an Injury Claim?

By J.J. Talbott |

We work diligently to ensure that our clients are treated fairly and that they receive the maximum compensation for their injuries.  To do so, we are often going up against the Colossus software and not just insurance adjusters. Most accident victims are unfamiliar with how this software is used to evaluate their claim and… Read More »

Caseworkers drink coffee to get through late night overtime shift

Are Caseworkers and Case Managers Entitled to Overtime?

By J.J. Talbott |

Case managers or caseworkers in the social work and healthcare fields are often paid a salary by their employers and are told that they will not be paid overtime as they are “exempt” from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act. When hired, many employers tell the case managers that they will work 40… Read More »

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