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Have You Sustained a Catastrophic Injury?

If you are being treated for a traumatic injury, call us today

A catastrophic injury can change your life -- and the lives of your loved ones -- forever.

Harris Lowry Manton LLP is a premier catastrophic personal injury law firm serving clients throughout Georgia. We’re the only Georgia law firm to secure #1 verdicts in six different areas of injury law for the last 11 years and have secured more 8-figure settlements and verdicts than any other catastrophic injury law firm in Georgia over the last decade. The Georgia Legal Awards recently honored our firm as the Litigation Team of the Year, which means we can fight to secure justice on your behalf.

With offices conveniently in Savannah and Atlanta, we stand ready to help you if you’re being treated for injuries resulting from:

  • Car crashes
  • Trucking accidents
  • Motorcycle wrecks
  • Public transportation accidents
  • Uber/Lyft crashes
  • Defective auto parts
  • Defective medical devices
  • Dangerous drugs and medications
  • Medical malpractice
  • Surgical errors
  • Birth injuries
  • Construction site negligence
  • Nursing home negligence and abuse
  • Sexual assault
  • Premises liability

Verdicts & Settlements

$18,000,000 (2018)
Simmons v. SouthCoast Medical Group: In March of 2018, Harris Lowry Manton LLP partner Jeffrey R. Harris and associate Yvonne S. Godfrey secured a record-setting $18...

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2018-04-03T04:37:32+00:00

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Simmons v. SouthCoast Medical Group: In March of 2018, Harris Lowry Manton LLP partner Jeffrey R. Harris and associate Yvonne S. Godfrey secured a record-setting $18 million Chatham County jury on behalf of their client, Joan Simmons, who was tragically and catastrophically injured as a result of medical malpractice. Simmons, a 58-year-old woman in Okatie, S.C., was admitted to a Savannah, Ga. hospital on July 20, 2014, with complaints of back pain and signs of an infection. An infectious disease doctor at Southcoast Medical Group failed to diagnose and treat her spinal epidural abscess, a serious complication of the infection. The untreated abscess put pressure on Simmons’ spinal cord, causing paralysis in both legs. As a result of this medical negligence, Simmons was left permanently paraplegic. After hearing the facts presented by the legal team during the seven-day trial, the Chatham County jury returned the largest medical malpractice verdict – and the largest personal injury verdict – in the county’s history. The jury ruled in favor of the plaintiff, finding that Southcoast Medical Group and its physician were liable for failure to diagnose and treat a spinal abscess. The jury apportioned 90 percent of the fault—or $16.2 million—to SouthCoast Medical Group and Dr. Sarah Barbour, an infectious disease specialist. Harris Lowry Manton LLP’s trial attorneys clearly demonstrated the catastrophic effect of medical malpractice, explaining that Joan Simmons walked into the hospital and left in a wheelchair, unable to walk. The legal team worked hard to ensure that justice was served for their client and that responsible parties would be held accountable for their negligence. “The jury in this case recognized that Joan Simmons was tragically, catastrophically injured and that she will be a paraplegic the rest of her life as a result of medical malpractice,” said Harris Lowry Manton LLP partner Jeffrey R. Harris. “The jury’s...
$4,061,833
Catastrophic injury settlement product liability.

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2017-09-18T17:01:58+00:00

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Catastrophic injury settlement product liability.
$3,862,333
Catastrophic injury settlement product liability.

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2017-09-18T17:02:41+00:00

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Catastrophic injury settlement product liability.
$3,776,833
Catastrophic injury settlement product liability.

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2017-09-18T17:03:04+00:00

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Catastrophic injury settlement product liability.
$3,640,000
Catastrophic injury settlement product liability.

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2017-09-18T17:03:45+00:00

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Catastrophic injury settlement product liability.
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Harris Lowry Manton LLP handles all types of personal injury claims, including complex claims involving traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, birth injury, burn injuries and wrongful death.

Don’t wait another day to get the help you need. If you’ve suffered life-altering trauma and are being treated for those injuries, Harris Lowry Manton LLP will fight for you. Please call 404-418-7861 or fill out the contact form above. We can meet you at our offices in Savannah or Atlanta or make in-home and in-hospital visits if you are unable to travel due to your injuries.

Please contact us today to find out how we can help.

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