Pierce County, Georgia Personal Injury Lawyers
Mr. Babcock has represented clients in state and federal courts throughout the country, including class actions, multi-district litigation, mediation, and trial through appeal. He has substantial experience with product defect claims involving pharmaceutical drugs and medical devices, claims arising from transportation and trucking accidents, automotive products liability claims, mesothelioma and asbestos cancer claims, environmental property damage and personal injury claims, as well as...
After graduation Mr. McLelland decided to move to the Georgia coast to be closer...
Pace Academy 1979
Duke University 1983 (with junior year at University of Freiburg im Breisgau, West Germany)
University of Georgia School of Law 1986
Ferrier & Associates 1986 to 1996
Law Office of Vincent D. Sowerby, P.C. since 1996.
General civil trial practice. All types of civil litigation.
While in law school, Tom honed his trial advocacy skills competing as a member of the moot court and mock trial teams. He also earned awards for achieving the highest marks in his Torts and Constitutional Law classes.
In his last year of school, Tom served as a research assistant to Professors Dan T. Coenen and Michael Wells, where his work focused on constitutional law, the early history of the U.S. Constitution, and civil rights litigation. Tom was also one of a few...
Nathan brings a tremendous amount of experience to his practice. As a former assistant public defender, city attorney, and municipal court judge, he has an extensive knowledge of both civil and criminal matters. He is also a committed public servant, having volunteered his legal knowledge on behalf of...
Jess has been instrumental in our firm’s success in both trials and appeals. In his very first trial, Jess was awarded an Acquittal Award from the Federal Defender Program for helping our firm win a “not guilty” verdict...
Savannah, GA 31401
Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Products Liability
University of South Carolina School of Law and University of South Carolina School of Law
Injured in an accident?
When a person is injured, tort law will govern whether that person may be compensated for the injury, the amount of compensation that may be recovered, as well as which parties will be liable for the injury. Tort law, also known as injury law, comes from federal and state codes, as well as judicial opinions from prior cases. The amount of damages a plaintiff to a personal injury action may receive can be determined by statute, or by a judge or jury. Typical recoveries may include compensatory damages (e.g., lost wages, medical bills, etc.) and in particularly egregious situations, punitive damages. In some cases, a plaintiff may recover certain non-economic damages such as pain and suffering, loss of consortium, or loss of enjoyment of life.
Personal injury lawyers help injured people seek compensation from those who have harmed them. Some injury attorneys focus on a specific type of case, such as truck accidents, car accidents, slip-and-fall injuries, medical malpractice or products liability cases. If a person is injured as a result of criminal behavior, it may be appropriate to pursue a personal injury lawsuit in addition to the state's criminal investigation or prosecution.
Many personal injury attorneys offer a free consultation to evaluate your claim.
Negligence: Failure to use care which a reasonable and prudent person would use under similar circumstances.
Joint and several liability: A legal doctrine that makes each of the parties who are responsible for an injury, liable for all the damages awarded in a lawsuit if the other parties responsible cannot pay.
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