Experienced Georgia Personal Injury Attorney
The Mann Law Firm helps Georgia residents who have suffered personal injuries obtain the compensation they deserve. If you or a member of your family has been harmed by someone else, contact one of our Georgia personal injury attorneys today at (478) 742-3381 or through our online form for a free initial consultation about your legal options.
What is Personal Injury?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, says in a report that it uses the word “accident” to mean “an unintentional injury death or an unintentional nonfatal event.” The CDC goes on to say, “The word is used sparingly because of its history of being considered by some to be inappropriate to describe events that are preventable.” Indeed, not every event that results in personal injury or death is an accident. Many are the product of recklessness or negligence; some are intentional. Personal injuries are often preventable. When a person suffers pain and loss because of another party’s improper action (recklessness) or lack of action (negligence), the injured person should be compensated for the expenses and pain their injury causes.
Personal Injury Claims in Georgia
The statistics for personal injuries in the United States are staggering. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta says that in 2010 there were 42.4 million visits to emergency rooms for injuries. When visits to physician offices, hospital outpatient and emergency departments for injuries are combined, the annual number of injuries jumps to 80 million.
Personal 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 accident can result in a variety of catastrophic injuries, including, but certainly not limited to, neck, back or spinal cord injury; traumatic brain injury (TBI); paralysis; severe burns; or loss of limb(s), i.e., amputation. What some don’t realize is that the injury a person suffers produces not just physical harm, but psychological and financial injury as well. Recovery from a serious personal injury is a trial of pain, suffering and expenses. 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.
Georgia law provides for personal injury lawsuits as a mechanism for relief to those hurt by the recklessness or negligence of others. Such legal claims are meant to make the victim whole again financially. This is where an experienced Macon, GA injury lawyer like those at the Mann Law Firm can help. People who are injured by others deserve to be compensated for their losses, but aggressive legal help is usually required to realize that goal. A Macon injury attorney from the Mann Law Firm can help if you have suffered a serious personal injury from your involvement in:
- Car, truck or motorcycle accident, including injured pedestrians and bicycle riders
- Commercial truck (18-wheeler, transfer truck) accident
- Drunk driving accident
- Distracted driving accident, such as a case of texting while driving
- Strains and back injuries
- Crushing injuries caused by heavy equipment or machinery
- Exposure to toxic chemicals or extreme temperatures
Premises Liability Accidents
- Slip-and-fall accidents
- Dog bites or other animal attacks
- Swimming pool accidents
- Structural or faulty construction accidents
- Violent assault attributable to negligent security
Accidents Involving Children
- Defective car seats
- Defective toys
- Swimming pool accidents and drowning
- Day care accidents
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Contact an Experienced Personal Injury Attorney Today
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 personal injury lawyer from the Mann Law Firm can help you obtain the compensation for your loss that you deserve.
At the Law Offices of the Mann Law Firm, David Mann is involved in every case. David left larger firms, including work as an in-house counsel for a large insurance company, to join his family law firm and work to bring justice to residents of the Macon area who have been injured. The Mann Law Firm provides the personal touch that the sensitive issues surrounding personal injury cases deserve. Contact your Mann Law Firm Macon, GA Injury Lawyer today at (478) 742-3381 in Macon, Dublin, Warner Robins or Milledgeville, or through our online form to schedule a free and confidential initial consultation about your case.
The Mann law firm settled my case for the maximum amount. This is easily the best injury law firm in Macon. – Todd S.
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