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Personal Injury

On your side and working for you.

A family’s future income and security can immediately be impacted by an unexpected auto accident, truck accident, motorcycle accident, nursing home accident, and other personal injury, or by an accidental death. You don’t have to face the big insurance companies alone. To find out how our personal injury attorneys can help with your claim, call the Law Office of JJ Talbott at (850) 437-9600. Don’t settle for less than you deserve.

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Overtime and Unpaid Wages

Don't let dishonest employers deny your fair wages.

Whether your employer either intentionally or unintentionally denied pay for which you are legally entitled, Florida law and federal law (FLSA) allow successful claims related to minimum wages, overtime pay, and unpaid wages to recover “double damages” and attorneys’ fees. Call us today at 850.437.9600 so we can help.

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Workers' Compensation

If the Department of Labor can't help, maybe we can.

Employees who are injured on the job are entitled to worker’s compensation benefits if their injuries arose out of their employment. Both the Florida Worker’s Compensation law and the Alabama Worker’s Compensation law outline specific benefits to which you may be entitled. J.J. Talbott is licensed to practice in both the State of Alabama and Florida. If you have questions concerning your rights, whether under Florida or Alabama law, call the Law Office of J.J. Talbott for your free consultation.

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Family Law

From child custody to alimony negotiations, we can help.

Whether you are faced with issues of divorce, child custody, child support, paternity, or visitation, family law issues spark many emotions and can be overwhelming or frustrating. No matter what feelings you are experiencing, you can be assured that an experienced and aggressive attorney at the Law Office of J.J. Talbott will fight for your rights as we guide you through the process.

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Maritime/Admiralty Law

We have helped many injured Jones Act employees.

The Jones Act is designed to protect seamen from negligent vessel operators. If an employee can adequately prove that reasonable action for prevention was not taken on the vessel, then he or she are entitled to medical coverage and maintenance while off work. The experienced attorneys at the Law Office of J.J. Talbott will ensure you receive the aide you need for you losses.

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Social Security Claims

We'll cut through the red tape.

Applying for benefits is a complicated process and has strict time guidelines that must be followed. 25% of claims are denied on technicality. We have the experience and ability to help you with your claim for disability benefits.

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Whether you’ve been injured in a car accident, on the job, or on the water, the attorneys at the Law Office of J.J. Talbott are here for you. Our attorneys understand that getting expenses covered and returning to work is your number one priority, so we navigate the complex legal issues of your case and do everything possible to let you return to your life. We care about our community and we fight for our clients, even when others won’t.


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Pensacola Personal Injury Lawyer

Approachable with Clients, Aggressive with Insurance Companies

The Personal Injury attorneys at the Law Office of J.J. Talbott are committed to providing you with the highest level of attention and personal service. Our office in the East Hill neighborhood of Pensacola reflects the family-type atmosphere we strive to cultivate. When someone needs an attorney, it is often a very difficult time in their life and we work hard to make you comfortable and help you to understand the complexities of the laws affecting your case in the simplest terms possible. However, you will find that when we are in negotiations or litigation with a negligent driver, defective product maker, unscrupulous employer or obstinate insurance company, we are extremely aggressive in our attempts to get you the compensation you deserve or solve your legal problems. We fight for you.

J.J. Talbott began as a defense attorney for an insurance company in Florida. Realizing that his skills were only benefiting a company that had little concern for anything beyond numbers, he decided to start his own practice. The Law Office of J.J. Talbott was founded with the purpose of fighting for the injured and those who have difficulty navigating the legal system.

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What is the average weekly wage in a workers’ comp case?

The average weekly wage (AWW) is the claimant’s average weekly earnings during the 13 weeks prior to the on-the-job accident. The AWW is important as this is the monetary amount for which the insurance company will calculate temporary total, temporary partial, permanent impairment, and permanent total disability benefits. Specifically, if the employee has worked for…

What is “Chinese overtime”?

Chinese overtime, also referred to as the fluctuating workweek, is a method of paying overtime to an employee when the employee works over 40 hours a week, without destroying some of the benefits of having the employee be an “exempt employee.” Under this method of paying overtime, the employer pays the employee a fixed salary…

Do I need an attorney on my Workers’ Compensation case?

The workers’ compensation laws in Florida and Alabama are very complex.  While the law was initially drafted in order to provide the claimant medical care in a quick fashion, the insurance company usually takes every opportunity to prevent the employee from getting medical care or limit the amount that they have to provide the employee…