Panama City, FL:

Matthews & Higgins, LLC

  • Panama City, FL
  • 475 Harrison Avenue, Panama City, FL 32401
  • A highly rated law firm handling personal injury and civil litigation.
  • Peer Reviews

    4.4/5.0 (118)
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About our Panama City, FL: office

At the law firm of Matthews & Higgins, LLC, we specialize in litigation. We have attorneys licensed in both Florida and Alabama. With offices in Pensacola and Panama City, Florida and Mobile, Alabama, we represent clients throughout the Florida Panhandle and Southeast Alabama. Our experience guides us in counseling clients on how to avoid litigation when advisable, how to prepare for it when inevitable, how to settle it when necessary, and how to win cases when they go to court. We are a top regional firm with a reputation for integrity and results.

Personal Injury & Wrongful Death

Premises Liability Litigation

General Liability Litigation

Products Liability Litigation

Construction Litigation

Commercial & Civil Litigation

Professional Liability

Medical Malpractice & Nursing Litigation

Insurance Coverage

Bad Faith Litigation

Civil Rights Litigation

Employment Litigation

State, Local & Municipal Law

Real Estate Litigation


Based in Pensacola, Florida, with offices in Panama City, Florida and Mobile, Alabama, Matthews & Higgins, LLC, represents clients throughout the United States. Attorneys of the firm represent clients in cities that include, but are not limited to, Cantonment, Panama City, Niceville, Crestview, Fort Walton Beach, Gulf Breeze, Pace, Milton, Destin, Century, Jay, and Mobile, Alabama. The firm's attorneys represent clients in Florida counties that include, but are not limited to, Escambia County, Santa Rosa County, Okaloosa County, Walton County and Bay County and Alabama counties that include, but are not limited to, Baldwin County and Mobile County.

What We Do

At the law firm of Matthews & Higgins, LLC, we are a team of attorneys, support staff, specialists, subject-matter experts, and technical consultants whose combined knowledge and experience achieve the best results possible. Our practice is as diverse as the experience of our attorneys. We handle litigation involving almost every type of civil matter, including general liability matters for insurance companies, businesses, and governmental entities. We also represent personal injury and wrongful death victims. We represent clients in cases litigated throughout the Florida Panhandle and Southeastern

Alabama. With our broad general liability experience, we provide a practical, aggressive approach to our clients' litigation needs.

At Matthews & Higgins, LLC, we believe in upholding the highest standards of ethics and setting the benchmark for quality in our profession. This includes loyalty to our clients, efficient handling of work, prompt reporting of all developments, and the production of a first-rate legal product - all hallmarks of our practice. Our standards ensure that we represent our clients' interests with the highest level of integrity, while aggressively advocating on their behalf.

Our Litigation Focus

Our firm has built a reputation as effective civil trial attorneys with a successful history in insurance defense practice and countless other civil matters. With board certified civil trial lawyers, including of counsel, and over 50 years of combined trial experience, we know what it takes to win.

We know the court personnel in our region. We know how to prepare for trial, how to select a jury, and how to present the kind of compelling evidence that assists today. sophisticated jurors in clarifying the issues and deciding a case in our clients favor.

Our firm's relationship with our community gives us a thorough understanding of the cultural factors that influence jurors' points of view. This invaluable insight helps our clients throughout the region achieve successful outcomes.

Our effective use of technology and our access to medical, scientific and other experts and resources throughout the country are also integral to our success in court. We leverage the benefits of our long-standing relationships with experts in addition to state-of-the-art models, computer simulations and trial exhibits to maximize our efficiency and effectiveness in all aspects of a case.

Communicating With Clients

We pride ourselves in timely communicating with our clients. We value the input of our client, and realize they also have responsibilities to others in the successful handling of a case. Working together as a team avoids surprises during litigation, and also ensures our clients have approved our services and costs beforehand.

Who We Represent

At Matthews & Higgins, LLC, our broad practice is matched by the diversity of our clients, who range from large, publicly held corporations to individuals. Among our clients are municipalities, automotive manufacturers, hospitals, physicians, and the State of Florida. We represent insurance companies providing all lines and types of insurance. We also serve as regional counsel for some of America's largest and most successful corporations.

Office Details

Contact Information:
(850) 434-2200  Phone
850-387-4806  Phone
(850) 434-2600  Fax
Mailing Address:
475 Harrison Avenue, P.O. Box 13145, Panama City, Florida 32401
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Office Hours:
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM

Areas of Practice (70)

Specific Areas of Practice for our Panama City office:

  • Insurance Defense
  • Construction Litigation
  • Bad Faith Litigation
  • Civil Rights Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Claims and Compliance
  • Discrimination on the Basis of Race, Sex, Age, Religion
  • Employment Contracts and Covenants Not To Compete
  • OSHA and State Occupational Health and Safety Laws
  • Retaliation Claims
  • State and Federal Wage and Hour Laws
  • Wrongful Termination
  • General Liability Litigation
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Dram Shop Liability
  • Employment-Related Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Security Issues including Third Parties
  • Serious Personal Injury
  • Serious Truck Accidents
  • Transportation Liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Mediators
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability Litigation
  • Products Liability Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Arson and Insurance Fraud
  • Automobile Insurance Defense
  • Automobile Insurance Fraud Defense
  • Automobile Liability Defense
  • Casualty Insurance Defense
  • Commercial Insurance Defense
  • Disability Insurance Defense
  • Extra Contractual Insurance Defense
  • Fire Insurance Defense
  • First Party Insurance Defense
  • First and Third Party Insurance Defense
  • Flood Insurance Defense
  • General Liability Defense
  • Insurance Bad Faith Defense
  • Insurance Coverage Defense
  • Insurance Defense Subrogation
  • Insurance Fraud Defense
  • Life Insurance Defense
  • Loss Recovery
  • No Fault Auto Insurance Defense
  • Personal Liability Defense
  • Property Damage Defense
  • Property Insurance Defense
  • Public Liability Defense
  • Reinsurance Defense
  • Self Insured Defense
  • Surety Defense
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Accidents
  • Bodily Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Personal Injury Mediation
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Slip and Fall
  • Spinal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice & Nursing Litigation
  • State, Local & Municipal Law

People (2)

General Civil Litigation Practice, Mediation, Appellate Practice, Insurance Defense, Automobile Liability Defense, Insur ...

Peer Reviews
4.7/5.0 (103) Reviews

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