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Dangers During Childbirth: Common Medical Malpractice Against Infants

By Sarah Creel |

  On October 10, 2019, we began a series on medical negligence during pregnancy and child-birth. In this article, our second installment, you will find the most frequent causes of childbirth-related medical malpractice and wrongful death suffered by infants, what legal rights you have, and what to do if you or a loved one… Read More »

Elder Care Abuse and Negligence 

By Marks Law Group, Admin |

Aging is a natural part of our life cycle that can bring much joy and satisfaction, such as grandchildren, retirement, and the wisdom that comes from living a long life. However, aging can also bring with it many challenges, such as declining health, mobility, and worries over next steps. Specifically, you might be concerned… Read More »

Medical Practice and Wrongful Death in Pregnancy and Childbirth

By Marks Law Group, Admin |

Discover the most frequent causes of pregnancy- and childbirth-related medical malpractice and wrongful death, what legal rights you have, and what to do if you or a loved one have been harmed by hospital or physician negligence (failure to use reasonable care). For many Georgia women, the day they find out that they are… Read More »

Parenting in the Age of the Smartphone

By Marks Law Group, Admin |

If you are a parent in 2019, you probably expect your child to have a smartphone at some point if they don’t have one already. Mobile phone culture is pervasive these days: 96% of Americans own a cellular phone, and 81% own a smartphone, according to Pew Research Center’s 2019 Mobile Fact Sheet.  Despite… Read More »

Georgia Jury Awards Largest Ever Trucking Judgment

By Sarah Creel |

  Collisions with tractor trailers occur with a sad and shocking regularity. Although the overall number of fatalities as a result of collisions with large trucks has declined over the last decade, the number has begun to rise again in recent years, according to The National Law Review.  Juries deliver judgments to accident victims… Read More »

Holding Big Pharma Accountable for Opioid Abuse and Its Consequences

By Sarah Creel |

There is good news for those impacted by opioid abuse: in a historic moment, the drug company Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of OxyContin, has agreed to settle a complex lawsuit brought by over 2000 local governments across more than 20 states.  According to Purdue Pharma’s announcement of the agreement, “The settlement structure is estimated… Read More »

Federal Agencies Investigate Respiratory Illness Linked to Vaping

By Marks Law Group, Admin |

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating reports of severe respiratory illnesses among people who have used e-cigarette products. According to a Sept. 6 updated provided by the CDC, healthcare providers in 36 states and one U.S. territory (U.S. Virgin Islands)  have reported… Read More »

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 »

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