Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyers Serving Macon, Georgia
November 30, 2020
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Often called “The Heart of Georgia” because it is almost the exact geographic center of the Peach State, Macon’s location means a lot of traffic on our roads.With Savannah to the South on I-16, Atlanta to the north on I-75, and I-475 in the middle of it all, it’s no surprise that motor vehicle accidents happen at an alarming rate. And it’s not just people who are passing through Bibb County that get hurt. On their way to get groceries at Kroger, drop their kids at Springdale, see an exhibit at the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, or visit a doctor at the Medical Center, Navicent Health, locals are just as likely to be involved in a car wreck. At the Mann Law Firm, we have successfully represented victims throughout Middle Georgia who have been injured in traffic crashes. If you have been hurt in a Macon car accident or Macon motorcycle accident or Macon truck accident, you can rely on our experience for legal guidance. A graduate of Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law, Attorney David Mann practiced insurance defense work early in his career, which gives him distinctive insight into both sides of the legal process and can be very advantageous to plaintiffs. He knows how the Georgia legal system operates and will work closely with you every step of the way. For more than 50 years, the Mann Law Firm has been helping injured clients put their lives back on track, and we are ready to help you.
For advice on how to proceed next, please call us at (478) 742-3381 or fill out this form today to schedule your initial consultation.Whether in Tharpe Heights or Bowden Hills, a serious vehicle accident in Macon can turn your life upside-down. It happens to people every day from every angle – side impact, head-on and rear-end collision. In the winter, drivers have to contend with black ice; in the summer, they have to be cautious of the sun’s glare. Approximately 1,300 people across Georgia were killed in motor vehicle crashes in 2013 (part of 30,000 nationwide fatalities), which was estimated to cost $14 million in medical expenses and $1.61 billion in work loss costs. According to the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, that year saw over 5,600 crashes and over 2,000 injuries just in Bibb County. These accidents commonly happen due to negligence, recklessness, or impairment on the part of a driver, dangerous or substandard road conditions and defective vehicles. More specifically, Macon vehicle accidents happen due to:
- Distracted driving (eating, texting, adjusting GPS)
- Drunk, buzzed, or drugged driving
- Drowsy driving
- Running red lights or stop signs
- Unsafe lane changes
- Wrong-way driving
- Road rage/aggressive driving
- Potholes/tire blowouts
- Street racing.