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MANLEY B | GA
Years in practice: 56
OTHER STATE BAR

Georgia, 1965

Law School

Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, 1964

Malpractice Insurance
$3,000,000/$3,000,000
ProAssurance Casualty Co
Verified
Languages spoken in the office
English
Affiliations
International Academy of Trial Lawyers The Best Lawyers in America bestlawyers.com Outstanding lawyers are nominated based on peer review from lawyers in the same practice area and the same legal community based on the question, “If you could not handle a case yourself to whom would you refer it?” using numerical grades from 5 (the best)  to 1
Recognition & Certifications
Special Recognitions & Awards:

Meritorious Service Award, Mercer University Law School, 1994

Tradition of Excellence Award, General Practice and Trial Section, State Bar of GA

H.T. O’Neal, Jr. Award, New Lawyers Division, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association

Georgia Trial Lawyer of the Year, Georgia Chapter, American Board of Trial Advocates

Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Personal Injury Litigation

Listed, Atlanta Magazine as one of Georgia’s Super Lawyers for 2004

Listed, annual publication of Georgia Super Lawyers

Special Certifications:

Adjunct Professor of Law, “Trial Advocacy”, Mercer University, Macon, GA

Important cases
Important cases:

Case Name: Department of Transportation Negligence

Amount Recovered: $1,500,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Products Liability - Battery Explosiion Loss of One Eye (1987)

Amount Recovered: $800,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Department of Transportation Negligence and Contractor Negligence

Amount Recovered: $1,750,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Police Chase Negligence

Amount Recovered: $1,100,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Defective Tire Use

Amount Recovered: $3,000,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Tractor-Trailer Negligence

Amount Recovered: $7,662,500.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Coca Cola Stock Recovery (1975)

Amount Recovered: $2,000,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Medical Error Transfusion

Amount Recovered: $3,000,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Products Liability Negligence - Repair/Inspection

Amount Recovered: $11,000,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Tractor Trailer Negligence

Amount Recovered: $10,000,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Magnesium Explosion - Negligent Inspection - Federal Torts Claim Act

Amount Recovered: $1,000,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Medical Malpractice - Aneurysm Misdiagnosis - Federal Tort Claim

Amount Recovered: $1,000,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Explosion - Product Failure/Failure to Warn

Amount Recovered: $2,000,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Medical Malpractice - Misdiagnosis of back injury

Amount Recovered: $1,900,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Explosion - Product Failure/Negligent Inspection

Amount Recovered: $5,000,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Corporate Fraud - Largest jury verdict in Middle Georgia, One of the largest verdicts in the State, affirmed on appeal - Primarily punitive damages

Amount Recovered: $20,000,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Injury by Object Falling off Truck

Amount Recovered: $1,000,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Slip and Fall

Amount Recovered: $700,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Products Liability - Auto Component Design

Amount Recovered: $2,000,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Estate Fraud

Amount Recovered: $10,000,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Corporate Fraud - Financing of $250.00 electrical applicance - punitive damages (1985)

Amount Recovered: $200,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Products Liability - Electric Fan Failure (1985)

Amount Recovered: $850,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Premises Liability Case - Failure to Warn

Amount Recovered: $8,000,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Ammonium Nitrate Explosion - Partial Amputation (1974)

Amount Recovered: $400,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Trust Fraud

Amount Recovered: $600,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Bridge Collapse Injury

Amount Recovered: $1,400,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Tractor Trailer Negligence

Amount Recovered: $1,700,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Boat Seat Failure

Amount Recovered: $1,400,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Police Chase Negligence

Amount Recovered: $550,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Case Name: Slip and Fall

Amount Recovered: $600,000.000

Number of Plaintiffs: 0

Membership

Macon Bar Association

American Bar Association

Georgia Trial Lawyers Association

Middle Georgia Trial Lawyers Association

Board of Bar Examiners, State of Georgia

American College of Trial Lawyers: Fellow; Past-Chairman, State Committee

International Academy of Trial Lawyers: Fellow

American Bar Foundation: Fellow

Georgia Civil Justice Foundation, Inc., Board of Directors

Local Rules and Ethics Advisory Committee for the Middle District of Georgia

Master, William Augustus Bootle American Inn of Court

Georgia Panel, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals Disciplinary Committee

Case Categories
• Automotive • Product Liability • Premises Liability
• Other Torts • Railroad • Automotive (Transportation)
• Aviation & Space • Pharma Law • Hospital Error
• Product Liability (Product Liability) • Strict Liability • Breach of Warranty
• Insurance Law
PEER REVIEW RATINGS
Martindle Hubbell
41
CHAMBERS
NA
OTHER
NA
CLIENTS REVIEW RATINGS
Martindle Hubbell
NA
AVVO
NA
YELP
NA