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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.”

Hospitals Seeing Numerous Injuries from E-Scooter Accidents

By Aaron Marks |

Atlanta, like other major cities across the US, has seen an influx of electric scooters in recent months. E-scooters, also known under the names of the operating companies such as Bird, Lime, and Spin, are an inexpensive motorized transportation option that users can easily rent using a smartphone. However, their popularity has come at… Read More »

Massive Rise in Georgia Pedestrian Deaths

By Aaron Marks |

Pedestrian deaths are rising across the nation, and Georgia is no exception. New statistics show that startling numbers of Georgia residents are dying in pedestrian accidents. In addition, hit-and-run accidents have become a major problem in the state and across the nation. Read on to learn more about the problem of pedestrian fatalities and… Read More »

Accident involving Medical Transport Van Results in Death of Passenger

By Aaron Marks |

A recent accident has resulted in the death of a passenger riding in a medical transport van. The fatal accident resulted from the medical transport driver experiencing a health emergency, and serves as an illustration of the need for transportation companies to carefully screen and hire potential drivers. Head-on accident kills woman The recent… Read More »

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 crimes, DUI,… Read More »

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