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Know Your Risk: Factors that Can Cause Eighteen Wheeler Accidents

By Sarah Creel |

Eighteen Wheeler Accidents More Common According to the Federal Motor Carry Safety Administration (FMCSA), “In 2017, 4,889 large trucks and buses were involved in fatal crashes, a 9-percent increase from 2016.” With fatality rates on the rise in recent years, we know that eighteen-wheeler accidents are a real threat that all drivers should work… Read More »

Two Recent Deadly Georgia Trucking Accidents: What You Need to Know

By Sarah Creel |

Eighteen wheeler fatalities are one of the biggest threats facing drivers today. In the age of distracted driving, these multi-ton trucks can be extremely dangerous. Even if drivers are not distracted, human error can lead to horrific accidents, which often result in injury or even death. In this article, we’ll inform you of two… Read More »

Holiday Safety Tips

By Sarah Creel |

At Marks Law Group, we want you and your family to enjoy your holidays together. While holidays are generally fun-filled times, injuries can certainly happen. Shopping, cooking, christmas trees, and unsafe toys all pose possible threats. In this article, we will go over some tips to keep you and your loved ones safe, including:… Read More »

Recent Pedestrian Accidents in Atlanta: What You Need to Know

By Sarah Creel |

According to the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, the state of Georgia  has seen a shocking 60 percent increase in pedestrian deaths in the past five years. Many of these are likely linked to distracted driving. Though distracted driving is decreasing thanks to new hands-free laws in Georgia, there are still too many… Read More »

Talc and Ovarian Cancer: What You Need to Know

By Sarah Creel |

  When you think of talcum (talc) powder, you likely think of cooing babies, diaper changes, and the tell-tale scent of baby powder. You likely do not think of cancer or carcinogens. Talcum powder is usually used to absorb moisture and prevent friction, and it can come in many forms, from baby powder to… Read More »

Powerful Apps to Support Safer Driving Habits for Teens

By Sarah Creel |

At Marks Law Group, we understand that teaching teens to drive in the age of the smart phone is no easy task. As a community-oriented law firm, we want to help both parents and teens comprehend the risks behind teenage driving.  One risk factor stands out most prominently as one of the greatest risks… Read More »

Thanksgiving: The Most Dangerous Time of the Year?

By Sarah Creel |

The leaves have turned, and that means the holidays are right around the corner.  When you think about Thanksgiving, you probably imagine spending time with loved ones and ushering in the beginning of the holiday season.  What you probably don’t think about, however, is the potential dangers inherent in the celebration. Medical emergency experts… Read More »

Hotel Injuries: We’ll Fight for the Compensation You Deserve

By Sarah Creel |

Your Rights on Hotel Premises are Not Limited to Your Hotel Room  Hotels – and other businesses – have an obligation to make sure that their premises are reasonably safe, which, the Decatur jury found, includes making sure people around the property are safe from falling construction objects. This also means that the hotel… Read More »

Your Right to Shop in a Safe Environment

By Sarah Creel |

“Shopping injuries” is a broad term that encompasses any injury that happens while shopping in a retail store or shopping mall. Shopping injuries can involve: Slip and fall accidents Merchandise falling on customers Any other dangerous circumstances that cause injury to shoppers Surprisingly, they are more common than you might assume, and sometimes more… Read More »

Legal Protection for Babies Born Addicted to Opioids

By Sarah Creel |

As we have previously discussed here and here on our blog, drug companies are finally being held accountable for the plague of opioid addiction and its impact on individuals and their families.  Recent settlements against drug manufacturers and impending lawsuits point to calls for Big Pharma to acknowledge and pay for its role in… Read More »

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