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Book 'Em Takes It to the Streets in Macon

June has been a busy month for Book ‘Em. They delivered 100 books to The Mentor’s Project of Bibb County so that the 50 students taking part in their summer program could select two books to keep. They continued to supply books to the BCSO…
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Distracted big truck drivers have killed thousands of Americans

Our interstates are becoming more and more dangerous due to tired and distracted truck drivers and lax regulation by their employers.

Proud Supporter of Book 'Em to Improve Childhood Literacy

We are proud to support Book 'Em's efforts, in partnership with the Bibb County Sheriff's Office, to improve childhood literacy rates in Macon-Bibb County! Bibb County Sheriff's Office deputies spent the morning with our partner Book 'Em,…
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3rd Annual Santa in the Park Hosted by Book 'Em

Book ‘Em was thrilled to participate in their 3rd “Santa in the Park,” event which is an annual outreach project of the Bibb Sheriff’s Office. Each year the Sheriff’s Office selects a public park to be the site of a pre-Christmas gift-giving…
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Lauren Giddings 5K

The Association of Women Law Students at Mercer University School of Law hosted the inaugural Lauren Giddings 5K yesterday during Mercer’s Homecoming weekend. The race took place at the Ocmulgee National Monument in Macon, GA. Powers Law Group…

Books given away at The Mentor’s Project of Bibb County’s Annual Fall Festival

During Bibb County Public School’s Fall Break, Book ‘Em, along with Deputies S. Smith and T. Nelson, gave away more than 100 brand-new books. Books were given to students participating in The Mentor’s Project of Bibb County’s Annual…
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Book ‘Em Recognizes Community Helpers

Book ‘Em joined the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at a local daycare/Pre-K center for their special day recognizing “Community Helpers.” Read more: http://maconbookem.org/book-em-recognizes-community-helpers/
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Why All Drivers Need to Purchase Extra Uninsured Motorist Coverage

The following article is a prime example of why all drivers need to purchase extra uninsured motorist coverage from their auto insurance provider. The driver who caused this accident yesterday was charged with DUI, failure to yield to a stop…
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New Books for the Kids at Brookdale Elementary

Every Brookdale Elementary student took home five brand new books Thursday. The giveaway was hosted by nonprofit Book ‘Em in partnership with the Bibb County Sheriff’s Department. Read more: Brookdale Elementary Students and New Boo…
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Macon Personal Injury and Workers Comp Lawyers of Distinction

Macon, GA -- 12/09/2016 -- The Lawyers of Distinction is pleased to announce that Jeff Powers of Macon, Georgia, has been certified as a member. The Lawyers of Distinction is recognized as the fastest growing community of distinguished lawyers…
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Victory for Personal Injury Client in a Jury Trial

  Powers Law Group represented a personal injury client in a jury trial this month in Forsyth County. The insurance company denied responsibility for our client's injuries.  The jury was very conservative. Forsyth County residents are…
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Bowl-a-Thon Fundraiser for Mentor's Project

Powers Law Group is very proud to be a silver sponsor for The Mentor’s Project of Bibb County’s annual fundraiser, Bowl-a-Thon. This year’s Bowl-a-Thon will take place on Saturday, September 17th at 1:00 pm at the Gold Cup Bowling Center,…
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Workers Compensation Settlement for Faithful Employee

Today in Savannah, Georgia, Atty. Jeff Powers was able to achieve a settlement for a client in a worker’s compensation case. The client had been a faithful employee of the company she worked for in excess of 14 years. Our client wanted to…
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Top Lawyers in Georgia: 2016 Rising Star Atty. Adam Beecher

Powers Law Group is proud to announce that Attorney Adam Beecher has been selected to the 2016 Georgia Rising Star list by Super Lawyers Magazine.
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Macon Law Firm Achieves Justice for Car Accident Victim

Today Powers Law Group achieved justice for a client who was injured in a car accident. Jeff Powers was victorious in a bench trial, receiving a judgment of more than twice what the insurance company had offered to pay. We never settle for less…
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Arbitration: A privatization of the justice system

Deborah L. Pierce, an emergency room doctor in Philadelphia, was optimistic when she brought a sex discrimination claim against the medical group that had dismissed her. Respected by colleagues, she said she had a stack of glowing evaluations…
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GM to Pay $900M Fine for Fatal Ignition Switch Defect

General Motors has agreed to pay $900 million to resolve criminal charges for concealing a defective ignition switch linked to at least 169 deaths, federal prosecutors said Thursday in New York.
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Woman and Three Others Injured by Tractor-Trailer

A Cartersville couple — on a furlough from mission work in Italy — were on their way home when a tractor-trailer crashed into them Thursday night. Kyra Karr, 30, died at the scene of the wreck. Her two young children and husband were…
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Macon Teenager Pleads Guilty In Crash That Killed Girlfriend

Wednesday 19-year-old Grant Hoffman pleaded guilty to reckless homicide and vehicular homicide in Bibb County Superior Court.
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Action Needed for Georgia Highway Trucking Accidents

For the second time in less than one month, five innocent lives were lost on Georgia’s Interstate 16 when the driver of a tractor-trailer failed to stop -- or even apply the brakes -- before slamming into helpless drivers trapped in standstill traffic in front of them.
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Insurance Subrogation: Insurer Taking Money From Beaten Fan

Dave Stow, 71, strains to push the wheelchair carrying his 250-pound son, Bryan, up a series of ramps and into the basement of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Capitola, Calif., for its Friday fish fry. Bryan Stow is greeted by ladies who kiss him, men who hug him, and a 103-year-old woman who grabs his hand and asks if he is walking yet.
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$375,000 Verdict in Bibb County Car Wreck Trial

Congratulations to Jeff Powers and Adam Beecher for receiving a $375,000 jury verdict in Bibb Superior this afternoon!The plaintiff was a 69 year old man who had a "train wreck" of a back (2 prior surgeries) and was on disability when the 2011 wreck occurred.
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OSHA Report Echoes ProPublica and NPR's Workers' Comp Findings

Separate investigations into changes in the workers' compensation system nationwide found that cutbacks were hurting injured workers and their families. Separate investigations into changes in the workers' compensation system nationwide found…
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Injured Workers Suffer As 'Reforms' Limit Workers' Compensation Benefits

Over the past decade, states have slashed workers' compensation benefits, denying injured workers help when they need it most and shifting the costs of workplace accidents to taxpayers. Dennis Whedbee's crew was rushing to prepare an oil well…

Medical Malpractice in Georgia

When you're sick or injured badly enough, it's natural to want to seek qualified medical care. Like most people, you probably assume the doctors and other medical professionals who care for you are competent and competent enough to diagnose…
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Personal Injury Attorneys in Macon GA Represent Distracted Driver Victims

There has been a recent trend for people to stay connected through a growing number of great innovations that include everything from mobile phones to online social networks. Unfortunately, this has also led to several tragedies. Motorists distracted…
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Get the Money You Deserve: Punitive Damages From Drunk Driver Injuries

We have all heard the saying "Don't drink and drive". Yet, despite how often this phrase is repeated and how much evidence there is to prove drunk driving is not just serious but possibly deadly, thousands of drivers get behind the wheel each…
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Do You Need a Car Accident Lawyer?

When you have been in a serious car accident that involved injuries and damages to your vehicle, the last thing that you need is to fight with the insurance company.
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Q&A: Lost Job Due to Injury in Georgia

Question: Injured my hand on a machine. I was send to the doctor and was told I had fractured my knuckle. Almost four weeks later I did a follow up and was told there was no fracture to begin with. I was released to go back to work. Then I…
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10 Tips for Driving in Really Wet Conditions in Macon GA

The current rainy weather in Macon, Georgia causes a lot of automobile accidents. In fact, 1.5 millions highway accidents in Georgia take place during this rainy weather every year. The rain causes the road to get wet, forming a layer of water…
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What to Do After a Workplace Injury

If you have recently been injured at work, the most important tip is to remain calm and seek legal counsel.
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The Importance of Underinsured Motorist Insurance Coverage

Clients frequently ask me how much automobile insurance they should have? Having full coverage means different things to different people.
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Damages Cap Case Pending in the Georgia Supreme Court

There is a case pending in the Georgia Supreme Court that will address the constitutionality of the cap on damages in medical malpractice cases. Please share this link with others. Please consider encouraging everyone to watch the video and…
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How I Obtained Justice for My Client

Jeff Powers writes in the VERDICT magazine about his exemplary premises liability case for U.S. Air Force serviceman Sean Shockley, who suffered a serious injury while staying at the Days Inn in Warner Robins. On January 7, 2007, Sean Shockley’s…
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Coliseum Family Health Day

Coliseum Health System’s Community Benefit Report Annually, the system provides a free health screening day at the campus of Coliseum Northside Hospital. This year, over 1200 people participated in the event, which included more than 25…