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Aug 3, 2015

Congratulations, Rocky McElhaney, on Being Named One of the 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys in Tennessee!

By |Aug 3, 2015|Rocky McElhaney, Rocky McElhaney Law Firm|0 Comments|

The American Institute of Legal Counsel has just acknowledged what all of us here at the Rocky McElhaney Law Firm already knew – that our firm founder, Rocky, is one of the “10 Best” personal injury lawyers in Tennessee! We are so excited that Rocky has been acknowledged for his tireless devotion to our clients… Read More

Jul 30, 2015

Perspective on Rising Fatalities Due to Police Chases and Crashes

By |Jul 30, 2015|car accidents, car wreck, Officer Dash Camera Video, personal injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

According to a 2007 study in the journal Prehospital Emergency Care, it was determined that officer-involved police chases and crashes cause 323 deaths per year.  According to the NHTSA, this number is higher than the number of deaths from tornados, floods, hurricanes, and lightning combined.  Even more disturbing is that nearly thirty percent of those… Read More

Jul 29, 2015

Amusement Park Ride Injury Lawsuits

By |Jul 29, 2015|Amusement Park Ride Injury Lawsuits, personal injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

Feeling lucky to be alive in Madison, Wisconsin, 13 year old, Trevor Larson and his family are now breathing a thankful sigh of relief. On Thursday July 10, 2015, Dru Larson was filming his son who had just took a seat and belted into a ride called the “Catapult” at Mt. Olympus Amusement Park in… Read More

Jul 28, 2015

Tragic Irony: Grieving Families Search for Answers After Loved Ones’ Responsible Choices Lead to Tragedy in Long Island Limo Crash

By |Jul 28, 2015|car accidents, car wreck, Drunk Driver|0 Comments|

Four bridesmaids killed in fatal limo accident after their driver attempts unsafe U-turn at a dangerous intersection and is then hit by another driver who was allegedly under the influence. On Saturday, July 18, 2015, four young women out celebrating in wine country were killed when the limo they were riding in was t-boned by… Read More

Jul 23, 2015

The Hidden Dangers of Vague Warning Labels: Did You Know a Few Spoonfuls of Children’s Motrin Cause Stevens-Johnson Syndrome?

By |Jul 23, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

In April of 2015, the highest court in Massachusetts ruled that a $63 million dollar judgment for breach of warranty, negligence, loss of consortium and pain and suffering will be awarded to Samantha Reckis and her family following an appeal against McNeil PPC and Johnson and Johnson, manufacturers of Children’s Motrin. Poor little Samantha Reckis’ story… Read More

Jul 22, 2015

How to Identify and Stop Scamming Robo-Call Practices (2 of 2)

By |Jul 22, 2015|Consumer Protection, Robo-Call Lawsuits|0 Comments|

In part one of this blog series, we talked about the many faces of “robo-calling” or unsolicited, annoying, and sometimes identity-thieving automated scam calls that make up about 215,000 thousand complaints every year to the Federal Communications Commission or FCC. If you regularly receive these robocalls, there are some things that you can do right… Read More

Jul 21, 2015

How to Identify and Stop Scamming Robo-Call Practices (1 of 2)

By |Jul 21, 2015|Consumer Protection, Robo-Call Lawsuits, Uncategorized|0 Comments|

“We Need More Information” Robo-Call Scams Ring, ring! You pick up the phone. After a connection pause the friendly automated voice on the line is telling you that you’ve won something, or that they are having your free gift delivered to your house. The automated speaker mentions that you’ve already paid for it or that… Read More

Jul 17, 2015

Uninsured Motorists Face Stiffer Penalties With New Legislation

By |Jul 17, 2015|car accidents, Underinsured Motorist Coverage|0 Comments|

The James Lee Atwood Jr. Law went into effect on July 1 in Tennessee. Under this new law, if you’re caught driving an uninsured vehicle, you can face fines of up to $300. In addition, beginning January 1, 2016, you can lose your car if you’re driving uninsured. In order to effect this legislation, the… Read More

Jul 16, 2015

New App Helps Victims of Traumatic Brain Injury

By |Jul 16, 2015|personal injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury Cure|0 Comments|

Traumatic brain injury, or TBI can have lifelong effects. Moderate to severe TBI can leave victims unable to handle simple mechanical tasks. More pervasive effects can leave victims functionally normal but unable to cope in decision-making tasks where circumstances change rapidly.  During recovery, victims of TBI typically undergo intensive rehabilitation that involves relearning basic skill… Read More

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Jul 15, 2015

Justice Made Possible by RML: A Heart Warming Victory That’s Been A Long Time Comin’

By |Jul 15, 2015|"Best of" Issue- Nashville Scene, 2014 Best of Nashville, car accidents, car insurance, car wreck, Injury, litigation, personal injury, Personal Injury Attorney Nashville, Tennessee Lawyer|0 Comments|

At nearly 80 years old you don’t expect to be involved in litigation; at least not for an auto wreck. Our client- one of the sweetest, kindest, life-loving, older gentlemen you’ll ever meet was involved in a serious car wreck; he was hit from behind and suffered injuries to his knees, stomach, back and head. … Read More

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