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Ethylene Oxide and Sterigenics: What You Need to Know

By Marks Law Group, Admin |

There has been much necessary talk in the greater metro Atlanta area about the release of a carcinogenic chemical called ethylene oxide (EtO) into the air from the Sterigenics plant in Smyrna off Atlanta Road near the Chattahoochee River. Many concerned citizens have banded together to form task forces and committees to stop the… Read More »

Wal-Mart’s Negligence

By Aaron Marks |

According to the Wal-Mart Litigation Project, which is a collection of cases compiled to educate and facilitate communication about Wal-Mart cases, “Wal-Mart is sued two-five times every day in the United States.” The cases against Wal-Mart are varied, but the most represented type of injury in the ninety-nine cases compiled by the Wal-Mart Litigation… Read More »

Eighteen Wheeler Accidents in Georgia

By Aaron Marks |

Trucks, tractor trailers, eighteen-wheelers, big rigs, and semi trucks are common sights on the interstates around Georgia, particularly in Atlanta where traffic and congestion often lead to sitting in traffic right beside one of these trucks. Unfortunately, the number of trucks traveling the roadways correlates to the number of accidents that congest our interstate… Read More »

Opioids and The Addiction Crisis

By Aaron Marks |

The aptly named “Opioid Crisis” has been a hot topic in the media as of late. Should big pharmaceutical companies be held accountable for misleading both the medical community and the patients who were led to believe that they were not taking an addictive substance? The answer is a resounding “yes.” This article provides… Read More »

Roundup, Glyphosate, and Cancer: What You Need to Know

By Aaron Marks |

Carcinogens, or cancer-causing agents, are not to be taken lightly. But what happens when some of the common chemicals in our households are also threats to our health, or possibly our lives? Glyphosate, a common herbicide that is applied to the leaves of plants, is one such product. Along with killing weeds, it is… Read More »

Motorized Scooter Injuries

By Aaron Marks |

A new study published in the American Journal of Otalaryngology has proven that there has been a rise in the incidence of craniofacial injuries and patterns of injury related to motorized scooter use. As the popularity of motorized scooters has grown, so have the safety concerns regarding them. Scooter regulation is also limited due… Read More »

Distracted Driving: Is It Really Getting Better?

By Aaron Marks |

Georgia’s Distracted Driving Law, The Hands-Free Georgia Act, was implemented on July 1, 2017, and according to a new study by the company TrueMotion, which collects data for insurance companies, drivers have actually put the phone down. Or, in the case of many drivers, have put the phone “up” by installing it on their… Read More »

Follow these tips to stay safe while ridesharing

By Marks Law Group, Admin |

South Carolina just became the latest state to pass stricter laws governing ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft, following the gruesome murder of college student Samantha Josephson in March. Josephson mistakenly got into a car that she thought was her Uber outside a bar in Columbia’s Five Points area. She was found dead less… Read More »

Tragedy in Illinois Highlights Risks Associated with NEMT

By Marks Law Group, Admin |

The tragic murder of an elderly Cook County, IL couple by a man they met when he served as their non-emergency medical transport (NEMT) driver is an extreme example of the risks vulnerable seniors and other medically fragile people face from unscrupulous providers, says Atlanta attorney Aaron Marks, who often represents clients injured during… Read More »

People of Color Over-Represented Among Pedestrians Killed

By Aaron Marks |

“In certain places, this disparity is especially stark. In North Dakota, Native Americans are 5 percent of the population, but account for nearly 38 percent of pedestrian deaths.”

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