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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 injuries, 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 J.J. 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) allows 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. Our attorneys are 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, P.A. 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, P.A. 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 is entitled to medical coverage and maintenance while off work. The experienced attorneys at the Law Office of J.J. Talbott, P.A. will ensure you receive the aid you need for your 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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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. J.J. will fight for you.

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How long does a divorce take?

The soonest a divorce can be finalized after a petition is filed is 20 days in Florida or 30 days in Alabama. However, if the divorce is contested, the process will likely take longer. If the issues to be resolved are particularly challenging to work out, such as a high-conflict child custody battle or a…

How much does it cost to hire a personal injury lawyer?

The cost of hiring a Personal Injury attorney can vary between cases and firms. Many Personal Injury attorneys charge different amounts based on location and the firms’ history. However, many lawyers, like the Law Office of Talbott & Lampert, P.A., charge on a contingency fee basis. What this means is that there are no fees…

Does the FLSA require my employer to pay me for meal breaks and rest periods?

Unfortunately, the Fair Labor Standards does not require employers to provide meal breaks or rest breaks for employees. Additionally, the State of Florida doe not require employers to provide these reset breaks. However, if the employer provides rest periods of 20 minutes or less, then these are generally considered hours worked and the employee should be paid…