Author: Skip McManes

An attorney dedicated to defending the injured worker, Skip McManes has practiced law for over two decades. After briefly serving as an insurance defense lawyer and seeing their unethical ways, Skip decided he had to fight against the insurance companies to protect his fellow workers. A graduate of Johnson High in Gainesville and the University of Georgia, where he earned a degree in finance and a law degree, Skip is still a fierce Bulldogs fan. He currently lives in Alpharetta, Georgia with his wife of over 20 years and his four children.

How Long After an Incident Can You File a Personal Injury Claim?

How Long After an Incident Can You File a Personal Injury Claim? Approximately 1.5 million personal injury claims are filed each year worldwide, but when are these claims filed? Right after the accident, the focus should be on recovering from any injuries sustained during the incident. It may take weeks or even months until you […]

Do Insurance Companies Provide Attorneys When You Are Injured

Do Insurance Companies Provide Attorneys When You Are Injured? According to the National Safety Council, there were over 13.5 million car crashes in 2019 in the United States. It is estimated that there are, on average, nearly 16,500 crashes per day! If you were in a car accident, you might have been injured. The first […]

How Much Does It Cost to Hire Personal Injury Attorneys?

If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, hiring a personal injury attorney is a good choice. A good personal injury attorney will make sure that you gather all the evidence you need. They will also help to prove that the other party is responsible for your injuries. Finally, they are […]

When Should I Work With a Personal Injury Lawyer

When Should I Work With a Personal Injury Lawyer? Imagine a scenario where you or someone you love gets injured. The injuries may be the result of an accident or someone else’s carelessness or negligence. Of course, the first priority is to heal the injured person. You might be out of work or facing a […]

Do You Need an Attorney? A Guide to Minor and Major Car Accidents

In some car accident scenarios, it can be obvious that you need an attorney to handle the consequences and overcome the incident. However, state laws vary, and sometimes, accidents that are minor or complicated leave the people involved unsure of what their next step should be. Though this guide is not necessarily a list of […]

What Do I Do After a Car Accident? Follow These 7 Steps

After a car accident, you might be in shock. It’s easy to panic and forget what you should do. It’s important to keep calm, though, and follow the steps listed below. Get to a safe place: You never want to leave the scene of an accident, but you don’t want to stay in the middle of oncoming traffic. […]