Jeffrey N. Powers

Top rated personal injury attorney in Macon, Georgia

Powers Law Group
Jeffrey N. Powers
Powers Law Group

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Workers' compensation

Licensed in Georgia since: 1995

Education: Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023
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Powers Law Group

3557 Vineville Ave
Macon, GA 31204 Phone: 478-738-8884 Email: Jeffrey N. Powers Visit website


Jeffrey N. Powers is the founding partner of Powers Law Group, LLC a leading personal injury law firm in Macon, Georgia.  Mr. Powers devotes his law practice to personal injury and workers compensation law.  His firm represents Georgia residents in matters involving trucking, automobile, motorcycle accidents, premises liability, construction accidents, burn injuries, wrongful death and other catastrophic injuries caused by negligence.

His successes both in the courtroom and at the negotiating table has earned him an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 “Superb” peer review rating through Avvo.  Mr. Powers is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Association for Justice, the Macon Bar Association, Macon Trial Lawyers Association, and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. 

Mr. Powers earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the Florida State University and received his law degree from Mercer University School of Law in 1995.  He obtained his license to practice law in 1995, and is qualified to appear before all Georgia trial and appellate courts, the Georgia Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of Georgia and U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia.  Finally, Mr. Powers is licensed to practice law in the State of Florida. 

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

First Admitted: 1995, Georgia

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Educational Background:
  • Florida State University, Bachelor of Arts, 1990
  • Walter F. George School of Law; Mercer University; Macon, GA, 1995
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Member of The Florida Bar, 1995
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • United States District Court, Northern District, Georgia, 2003
  • Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia, 1995
  • State Bar of Georgia, 1995
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Georgia, 2005
  • Supreme Court of the State of Georgia, 1995
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2003
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2017
  • Member of State Bar of Georgia, 1995
  • Member, the American Association for Justice, Interstate Trucking Litigation Group, 2018
  • Member, the American Association for Justice, Traumatic Brain Injury Group, 2018
  • Middle Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2020
Representative Clients:
  • Nurse injured at work at a hospital and suffered lower back injury.  She needed surgery on her back.  Case settled for $80,000, 2020
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Macon Arts Alliance - to promote art awareness throughout the Macon, Georgia area.  , 2020
  • The Mentors Project.  Powers Law Group financially supports this organization every year.  The Mentors Project assists children who usually live with one parent, no parents or their grandparents.  The goal is to help them graduate from high school so that they can attend college.  , 2019
  • Daybreak. Powers Law Group supported this wonderful organization in Macon, Georgia.  Daybreak helps people get a resume, find a place to live, and most importantly obtain employment.  , 2020
  • Book - 'Em - Provides brand new books to children who attend Title I elementary schools in Macon, 2020
  • Muscogee County, Columbus, Georgia - Motor Vehicle Accident.  We were hired to represent a driver who struck by a motorist who failed to yield the right of way and was injured. Our client went to the hospital with broken ribs and soft tissue injuries to his body.  He returned back to Pennsylvania where he lives.  Total recovery was $125,000., 2020
  • Client was hit head - on in work truck, which severely injured his lower leg and had surgery.  He did not file a workers comp claim but retained our services and we obtained the policy limits of $150,000 for his injury.  Accident happened in Cordele, Georgia.  , 2021
  • Nurse hurt at work lifting patients in medical environment.  Case settled for $110,000.  , 2021
  • Car accident injury.  Case settled for policy limits of $25,000.  , 2021
  • Chatham County Motor Vehicle Accident - client on her way home from work was truck head on by a vehicle stopped waiting to turn.  A second car struck the stopped car which struck our client who was paralyzed from the accident.  The driver who was stopped was not cited by police for any infraction in causing this accident.  Each defendant paid their policy limits and we recovered the Underinsured motorist coverage.  Powers Law Group also demanded the property damage policy from the striking vehicle insurer which was more than the $250,000 bodily injury policy.  Total recovery was $871,078 from all insurance companies.  , 2020
  • Motor vehicle accident - side swipe; minor property damage to vehicle; Macon, Bibb County, Georgia.  Client was sideswipped in traffic accident and taken to the hospital for observation and diagnostic treatment for about one week.  Powers Law Group obtained all of the available policy limits to settle case within five months.  Case settled for $50,000., 2020
  • Twiggs County, Jeffersonville, Georgia.  This was a motor vehicle accident.  It was Superbowl Sunday and our client was driving his kids home from visiting their grandparents.  The power in the town was out because of a thunderstorm.  A drunk driver swerved into the lane of our client who slammed on his brakes.  A police officer was traveling behind our client.  The only contact made was between the police officer and our client's vehicle.  He had neck surgery and went back to work.  The case settled at mediation for $270,000.  , 2019
  • Motor vehicle accident in Macon, Bibb County, Georgia.  Client was on the way from home car shopping with her mother.  Defendant owned some local hotels in Macon.  He was driving a Ford F-150 truck as he followed our client on the interstate.  Traffic slowed down and Defendant failed to stop in time crashing into the rear of our client.  She went to the hospital, primary care doctor, then 19 months later lumbar fusion on her low back.  She never returned to work as a nurse at the hospital.  Case settled at mediation for $580,000.  , 2019
  • Motor vehicle accident, Macon, Bibb County, Georgia.  Client was a passenger in a car with her sister.  They were hit by a drunk driver who caused the wreck.  Client had soft tissue spinal injuries and she went to a hospital and a chiropractor.  Her medical bills were about $14,000.  The case settled for $53,500 after a lawsuit was filed.  , 2020
  • Workers compensation motor vehicle accident in Baldwin County, Georgia.  Client was on a call to deliver furniture when the van was crashed into by another vehicle.  No third party claim because the co- employee was at fault.  She had two back surgeries and pain management.  We had petitioned the board for Catastrophic designation.  We settled the indeminity portion of the case for $200,000 and the medicare set account for $337,000., 2018
  • Baldwin county motor vehicle accident.  Client was a passenger in a car driven by his friend without a seat belt.  The young men attended a party a night club with no surveillance cameras and no receipts of them being in the club.  Unfortunately, when they left the club several hours later, the driver was speeding in excess of the speed limit and crashed the vehicle on a two lane road which killed our client.  The case settled for $260,000 without a mediation.  , 2019
  • Motor vehicle accident in Warner Robins, Georgia.  Defendant was waived out by another motorist.  As a result, our client t-boned the defendant driver and was taken by ambulance to a local hospital.  He had neck surgery about 18 months after the wreck.  Lots of pre-existing medical issues.  Case settled for $390,000.  , 2019
  • Motor vehicle accident in Macon, Bibb County, Georgia.  Client was driving home with her two younger children in her father's car.  The issue was whether her head lights were activitated.  Defendant was driving a church van and was sick.  Instead of driving to a local hospital, she used the van to go to a friend's home.  On the way, she turned left in front of our client which totaled both vehicles.  Our client broke her knee, tibial plateau fracture, and femur.  Case settled at mediation for $450,000.  , 2019
  • Total settlement for a commercial truck driver where the brakes failed in his truck and he crashed into a fully loaded tractor trailer. He was flown by helicopter from the scene of the accident to a Savannah hospital where he spent weeks recuperating and having multiple orthopaedic surgeries. He suffered a traumatic brain injury, broken femur, lacerated spleen, arm and hand. Client recovered $235,000 and $116,000 for an administered medicare set aside for his future medical needs., 2017
  • Workers Compensation injury involving mulitple orthopaedic injuries and brain injury settled for $875,000 and an MSA for $500,000, 2016
  • Motor vehicle collision where client was recommended to have neck surgery but was scared to have it resulted in a settlement of $200,000, 2016
  • Motor vehicle collision while riding as a passenger on a school bus & case was designated Catastrophic; client awarded handicap accessible van; $100,000 in home modifications and $494,925 indemnity settlement & $335,000 medicare set aside account, 2016
  • Premises liablity injury at hotel - Houston County - $875,000, 2009
  • Dog bite injury to jogger - $350,000, 2012
  • Injured employee lost arm at saw mill and claim was designated Catastrophic - $540,000 indemnity settlement & $2.4M medicare set aside account, 2018
  • Motor vehicle collision while client was on a school bus hit by tractor trailer which resulted in incomplete paraplegia and a settlement of $915,000, 2015
  • Motor vehicle accident - Bibb County - $375,000, 2015
  • Motorcycle accident with multiple orthopaedic injuries - $1,200,000, 2016
  • Motor vehicle collision in south Georgia where client had back surgery after injured in the course and scope of employment - settlement $560,000, 2017
  • Motor vehicle collision at low speed and client had lengthy history of pre-exisiting spinal problems; he had cervical surgery over two years after accident resulted in a settlement of $120,000, 2017
  • Motor Vehicle Accident - Houston County - $48,000, 2014

Office location for Jeffrey N. Powers

3557 Vineville Ave
Macon, GA 31204


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023

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