Jed Manton is committed to representing individuals and business that have been harmed by the actions of others. With a solid track record, Jed has helped numerous clients who have been seriously injured or who have lost a loved one obtain justice, while holding the wrongdoer accountable.
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Proponents of self-driving (autonomous) vehicles argue that these vehicles will be safer than cars with drivers because autonomous vehicles don’t have drivers who drive while distracted, fatigued, or intoxicated. They say drivers can work, play, or rest while their car is in motion. Opponents argue that self-driving cars are still no match for the human…Read More
Harris Lowry Manton LLP recently secured a $27 million verdict from a federal jury against Latium USA Trading LLC (“Latium”) and its driver, Michael Turner. Our client was awarded more than $4.5 million in compensatory damages and another $20 million in punitive damages, along with attorneys’ fees of $1.8 million. Partner Jed Manton served as…Read More
The topic of whether marijuana should be legal is contentious and, up to this point, has been left in the hands of the states. However, recent pardons of federal marijuana offenses by President Biden may hint at marijuana reform. While some people enjoy the benefits of legalization efforts, recreational use also has pitfalls. Although the…Read More
When a road intersects with a railroad track at the same level, this is known as a grade (or level) crossing. Before legislation passed during the 1990s to make grade crossings safer, most railroad accidents happened at these spots when cars attempted to drive over the tracks, only to collide with a train. Although more…Read More
Many things, including poor maintenance and mechanical failure, can cause truck accidents. For example, the wheels of a truck are made of steel and, with an attached tire, can weigh over 100 pounds each. When a truck travels at high speeds and a tire comes loose, people nearby typically have no way to dodge the…Read More
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is ready to allow young apprentices the opportunity to drive a big rig across state lines through participation in the Safe Driver Apprenticeship Pilot program. What is the Safe Driver Apprenticeship Program? The Safe Driver Apprenticeship Program (SDAP) is a federal pilot program designed to assess the safety,…Read More
As the United Parcel Service (UPS) struggles to fill numerous driver training positions across the US, the package delivery company insists that it should be exempted from certain provisions included in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) that went into effect in February 2020. However, the FMCSA is not on board.…Read More
The judge has set a trial date in the civil case brought by air traffic controller Michael Vicéns-Segura against Jackass cast members Stephen Gilchrest Glover (Steve-O) and Chris Pontius. Vicéns-Segura claims the two caused him to sustain a near-fatal head injury in Puerto Rico during a bungled “Jet Ski Tug of War” stunt in 2018.…Read More
Injuries to the spinal cord are typically considered catastrophic injuries, as they can affect the entire body. Spinal cord injuries (SCIs), depending on the location and type, are permanent and can cause full or partial paralysis. In the hours and days following a serious accident, you – or the loved ones of someone who’s suffered…Read More
Harris Lowry Manton LLP hosted the 9th Annual First Responders Appreciation Luncheon at Daffin Park in Savannah on Friday, Sept. 23. We love this annual event, as it gives us a chance to give back to the people who protect and serve our community. From 11:00am to 1:00pm, Savannah’s first responders could come by for…Read More