For more than 50 years, the Mann Law Firm has helped Macon and Middle Georgia residents who have suffered personal injuries secure compensation for their losses.

We advise and assist people who have been injured or lost loved ones in auto accidents and trucking accidents, and with a variety of other personal injury and wrongful death claims. We also help Middle Georgia residents with workplace injury compensation claims and appeals.

If you or a loved one of yours has suffered a serious injury at the hands of another person or business/organization anywhere in the Middle Georgia area, an experienced Macon, GA personal injury lawyer from the Mann Law Firm can help you obtain the compensation for your losses that you deserve. For a free case consultation: Call (478) 742-3381 or contact us online.

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Macon, GA Personal Injury Lawyer

For more than 50 years, the Mann Law Firm has helped Macon and Middle Georgia residents who have suffered personal injuries. We are from Macon, GA and are proud to live and work in a community that has shown us such warm friendship and support over the decades. When one of our neighbors or co-workers is injured in an accident or through someone’s negligence, we understand there is a need for immediate assistance. Attorney David Mann can help with your next steps.

“When you hire me, you hire me. You’re not hiring a paralegal or a junior associate.”

Macon, GA Personal Injury LawyerPersonal injuries happen every day and in every situation – on the road, at work, at home, and in the hospital, grocery store or shopping mall. An injured person might recover over a period of weeks, months or longer while not being able to work to pay for such expenses as primary medical care, medicine, therapy and rehabilitation, in-home care, a wheelchair, and property damage, such as to repair or replace a car after a wreck. People who are injured by others deserve to be compensated for their losses, but aggressive legal help is usually required to realize that goal.

Help Investigating Your Case

Georgia law allows for a personal injury lawsuit to be filed as a way to seek relief and provide compensation for medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering. One of the most important ways our personal injury lawyers can assist you is during the investigation of the accident. Whether the incident occurred in a vehicle wreck, while on-the-job or in a public space there are sometimes multiple at-fault parties and overlapping insurance policies. Our thorough investigation can help you more fully understand what happened, what went wrong, and who may be liable.

Help Protecting Your Interests

When it comes to handling injuries and accidents, it is important to remember that the police are neutral and not in a position to investigate or protect your individual circumstances. Employers are often pressured to do the least to resolve a work injury – wanting to wrap it up quickly in order to get back to business-as-usual. And, insurance companies are already ‘lawyered-up’, working hard to protect their bottom-line. You need an advocate working on your side.

Help With the Insurance Companies

Macon, GA personal injury lawyer David Mann is involved in every case. David left larger firms, including work as a lawyer for a large insurance company, to join his family law firm. This work with insurance companies provided invaluable insight about their defense strategies that helps us better serve our clients.

“It really helps to know what the tactics are on the defense side. Once you file a lawsuit, it helps to know both sides of the fence; it helps you to know what’s coming before it comes and to better plan for it.”

Help Securing Compensation

The Mann Law Firm has helped hundreds of Middle Georgia residents during the hardest times of their lives, and we understand the impact a serious injury or an unexpected death has on a family. The Mann Law Firm provides the personal touch that the sensitive issues surrounding personal injury and wrongful death cases deserve. We believe that people who suffer losses because of other people’s recklessness or negligence deserve to be compensated, and the Mann Law Firm provides the aggressive legal help required to realize that goal.

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