Columbus

408 12th Street, Suite 200, Columbus, GA 31901

(706) 324-1227

Accomplished Personal Injury Lawyers in Columbus

At Morgan & Morgan, our lawyers help individuals who were injured because of another’s negligence file personal injury lawsuits. The purpose of filing these lawsuits is to recover compensation for losses the victim sustained as a result of his or her injuries from the party responsible for causing the accident.

Our attorneys have handled lawsuits against trucking companies, motorists, property owners, hospitals and large corporations and, while each case is different, have recovered millions on behalf of their clients.

The attorneys in our Columbus office play a vital role in our success and are available to handle personal injury cases throughout western Georgia. Get a free case evaluation today.

Types of Cases We Handle

Our attorneys handle a variety of injury cases, including:

Car Accidents
motor vehicle accidents
Aviation Accidents
personal injury
Birth Injuries
medical malpractice
Boating and Maritime
personal injury
Brain Injuries
personal injury
Burn Injuries
fire burn injury
Atlanta Social Security Disability Claims
social security disability
Dog Bites
personal injury
Insurance Claims
insurance disputes
Labor and Employment
overtime and wages
Medical Malpractice
medical malpractice
Mesothelioma
mesothelioma
Motorcycle Accidents
motor vehicle accidents
Nursing Home Abuse
nursing home abuse
Overtime
overtime and wages
Product Liability
personal injury
Slip & Fall
slip and falls
Spinal Cord Injuries
personal injury
Veterans’ Benefits
social security disability
Workers' Compensation
workers compensation
Wrongful Death
personal injury

How Do I Know If I Can Sue?

Your eligibility to sue depends the details of the incident. In general, personal injury lawsuits are filed by victims whose injuries were directly caused by another’s negligence. A person or entity may be considered negligent if they fail to act as any other reasonably prudent person or entity would have behaved in the same situation.

An Example of Negligence

You are walking into the dining room of a restaurant when you suddenly trip and fall. After the accident, you realize that guests must step up to enter the dining room, but there was no warning about the step and the area was not well-lit. In this case, the restaurant owner could be considered negligent because he failed to warn customers about this potential hazard, and you may be able to hold him accountable for your injuries through a lawsuit.

If I File a Lawsuit, Who Am I Suing?

Keep in mind that personal injury lawsuits are filed against the person or entity whose negligence directly caused your injury. Our law firm handles cases against:

  • Doctors, hospitals and nursing homes who fail to provide proper care to their patients

  • Motorists who negligently maintain or operate their vehicles

  • Property owners and landlords who do not properly maintain their premises or fail to provide adequate lighting and security

  • Dog owners who fail to exercise reasonable care in allowing their pets around others

  • Trucking companies that overload their vehicles, require their truckers to drive with little sleep or are otherwise negligent in running their businesses

  • Pharmaceutical companies that sell defective drugs or fail to tell patients or doctors about dangerous side effects

What Happens During a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Our lawyers will collect evidence to support your claim that another’s negligence caused your injury. This evidence may include:

  • Witness and expert testimony
  • Copies of video surveillance tapes of the accident
  • Columbus police reports and medical records, as well as any other relevant documents

Next, we may draw up a complaint, which is filed in court and officially starts your lawsuit. The complaint will include information about your injury and the accident, and detail how another’s negligence directly caused your injury.

After the lawsuit has been filed, our attorneys will review any proposed settlements the defendant (the person/entity being sued) and their insurance company may offer. While settlements are meant to be beneficial for both parties – by providing you with compensation in exchange for dropping your lawsuit – the defendant may not offer you a fair amount.

We can negotiate the terms of any proposed settlement to ensure it accurately reflects your injuries and, if not, we will take your case to court. Morgan & Morgan is proud of its reputation as a trial law firm. Our attorneys are not afraid to bring cases to trial to recover the compensation their clients deserve.

How Much Do Your Columbus Attorneys Charge?

The attorneys in our Columbus office will only charge a fee if you are fully satisfied with the verdict you have receive. The fee is usually a percentage of the award or settlement.

What Type of Compensation Is Available?

In a personal injury lawsuit, you may be able to recover compensation for any losses resulting from your injury, such as:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost wages
  • Household accommodations
  • In-home health care aides
  • Pain and suffering

The amount you may be able to recover will vary depending on your age and the extent of your injury, among other factors. At Morgan & Morgan, our attorneys have helped hundreds of injured victims recover compensation for their losses, and we may be able to help you take legal action following an unexpected accident.

To learn more about filing a personal injury lawsuit, contact our Columbus office today to have your potential case reviewed, free of charge.

What our clients say

verdicts & settlements

  • R. Washington v. MARTA

    $100,000.00
    2018