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Harris Lowry Manton Wins Top Litigation Department in Personal Injury in the Southeast for 2023

Harris Lowry Manton Wins Top Litigation Department in Personal Injury in the Southeast for 2023Harris Lowry Manton won the Southeastern Legal Awards award for Litigation Department of the Year, Personal Injury. The Southeastern Legal Awards honorees are selected by and Atlanta-based legal publication The Daily Report’s editors and reporters. Winners and finalists were announced April 18 and the award ceremony will be held on June 20 in Atlanta. The awards covered firms from Georgia, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, and Mississippi.

Harris Lowry Manton was one of three Litigation Department of the Year winners announced, and the only winner for the Personal Injury practice group.

The Atlanta- and Savannah-based firm obtained four of the top verdicts in Georgia in 2023 in the areas of trucking, medical malpractice, road defect and wrongful death, winning a combined total of more than $82 million from juries across the state, including three of the top 10 verdicts. For more information on the 2023 cases, see the end of this release.

The firm, which unites three accomplished partners — Jeff Harris, Steve Lowry and Jed Manton — is known for securing major verdicts and settlements for clients in complex personal injury, product liability and wrongful death cases. The firm also won the Georgia Legal Awards in 2019 as Litigation Department of the Year – Small Firm and has a history of winning large verdicts in Georgia and across the country in complex litigation. The firm’s lawyers have been recognized by leading rating associations, bar associations, and other organizations as some of the top personal injury lawyers in Georgia.

According to the website Verdict Search, an online data base maintained by with over 200,000 reported cases nationwide, Harris Lowry Manton had four cases that were in the top 20 verdicts in Georgia for 2023 which included Georgia’s largest trucking verdict in 2023 and the largest verdict against a governmental entity in Georgia in 2023.

“We’re thrilled to win this award from the Daily Report,” Manton said. “I want to thank everyone at the firm for their hard work in 2023. Each of the verdicts could potentially have larger implications on state law, on how medicines are prescribed and managed, and on how cities manage traffic hazards. We’re so proud of our work and we thank the Daily Report and American Lawyer Media for this recognition.”

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