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Transport Company Found Liable for Death of Developmentally-Delayed Passenger

By Aaron Marks |

After the choking death of an unattended passenger with severe intellectual disabilities, a transit company will be forced to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to the deceased person’s family. The victim was Robbie McKenzie, a 56-year- old man who lived in a group home in Lynchburg, Virginia. On the day of the accident,… Read More »

Plaintiff should have hired a NEMT attorney!

By Aaron Marks |

The family of man who died after his wheelchair tipped over, causing him to strike his head, has lost its appeal in a wrongful death lawsuit against a Biloxi nursing home. The state Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld a Harrison County circuit judge’s ruling to dismiss the case of Sanders Hopkins Sr.’s heirs… Read More »

After medical transport company drops oxygen tank on Affton woman’s new knee, she gets $2 million

By Aaron Marks |

ST. LOUIS COUNTY • Sharon Honerkamp was returning to her Affton-area home just days after knee replacement surgery when that new knee took a hit. Employees of the medical transportation company that was bringing her home dropped a 20-pound oxygen bottle on the knee, fracturing the new prosthetic and bone, her lawyer, Mark Cantor,… Read More »

5 Year Old Child Dies Due to Transportation Negligence

By Aaron Marks |

A tragic, and completely preventable, accident happened in West Memphis, Arkansas, this Monday when 5-year-old Christopher Gardner, Jr died after being left in a van belonging to Ascent Children’s Health Services. Four Ascent employees have been charged with manslaughter in connection to the child’s death, but the transportation broker, Southeastrans, continues to be responsible for getting children to Medicaid-funded… Read More »

Patient Dies in Medical Van Crash

By Aaron Marks |

A medical transport van taking a patient to dialysis crashed today, killing the patient being transported. The van collided with a SUV that was making an illegal U-turn at the time. Non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) is state, and not federally, regulated, and it is unclear from the known facts if the NEMT company was in… Read More »

DUI Attorney Andrew R. Lynch

By Aaron Marks |

I wanted to take a moment and congratulate and refer my clients to Attorney Andrew R. Lynch.  Andrew and I have worked together on many cases in the past.   Andrew was just recognized as Super Lawyer, Rising Star 2016  for his work in litigating plaintiff’s personal injury cases and defending persons charged with… Read More »

Sleeping Non-Emergency Medical Transport Driver Causes Emory Bus Crash

By Aaron Marks |

 Several people were injured, one critically, after a Non-Emergency Medical Transport driver fell asleep at the wheel, went through a red light, and hit an Emory University bus, causing it to crash into a building at Candler Rd. and Glenwood Road Tuesday morning. DeKalb County police say the Non-Emergency Medical Transport driver admitted to falling asleep at the… Read More »

NEMT Owner Accused of Sexual Assault

By Aaron Marks |

Central Florida Non-Emergency Medical Transport (NEMT) company owner, Shannon Heathcock, is accused of sexualy assaulting his own employee. Christina Inness, a former employee of NEMT company DASH, claims Heathcock forced himself on her after a long night of drinking at a local bar. Inness says Heathcock took advantage of her while she was passed out from alcohol Heathcock provided. This accusation… Read More »

New Rating System Helps Patients Choose Hospitals

By Aaron Marks |

New Rating System Helps Patients Compare & Choose Hospitals The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has a new rating system to make it easier for Americans to find quality hospital care. Hospital Compare star ratings are based on information from patient experiences at nearly 3,500 Medicare-certified hospitals. The ratings take into account doctors’ communications with patients, how responsive they… Read More »

Non-Emergency Medical Transport Radio Interview

By Aaron Marks |

Recently I had the pleasure of discussing Non-Emergency Medical Transport (NEMT) with fellow attorneys Stephen D. Apolinsky, Sarah R. Watchko, Jeffrey S. Warncke, and Nathan E. Woody. Stephen D. Apolinsky deals with NEMT in the context of nursing home abuse. When Mr. Aplolinsky investigates whether nursing home abuse has occurred he examines who the patients caretakers are, up to… Read More »

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