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Aug 28, 2015

Never Walk Along the Highway or Attempt to Cross a Highway

By |Aug 28, 2015|About RML, car accidents, car wreck, Garrett Miller, I-65, personal injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

On March 6, Garrett Miller, a 26 year old man, was killed while walking across Interstate 65 South in Brentwood.  He was crossing from the shoulder to the median near mile marker 69 just before 8 pm.  WKRN News Nashville reports that he was struck by a 2001 Chevrolet Suburban right before he was struck… Read More

Aug 26, 2015

The Little Engine That Could- Do More Damage Than You Think: Rocky’s Investigations Reveal that Amusement Tram Ride at McKendree Village Lacked Permit, Licensure and Insurance

By |Aug 26, 2015|"Best of" Issue- Nashville Scene, 2014 Best of Nashville, 2014 Best of Nashville Voting, About RML, Active Entertainment, Amusement Ride Injury Lawsuit, McKendree Village Assisted Living Facility, personal injury, WSMV Channel 4 News|0 Comments|

On May 14, 2015, 12 elderly residents of the McKendree Village Assisted Living Facility in Hermitage, Tennessee boarded a novelty train under the assumption that it was safe. Many residents, like Betty Fields, who got on the tram that day, often look forward to these McKendree sponsored activities and was excited to take the nice… Read More

Aug 25, 2015

Are Asbestos Dangers Lurking at Your Childrens’ Schools?

By |Aug 25, 2015|Asbestos Lawyer, Asbestosis, Dangerous Products Lawyer, defective product lawyer, Mesothelioma Lawyer, personal injury|0 Comments|

Asbestos is a group of minerals composed of thin microscopic fibers.  Because of its non-conduit, heat resistant, fire resistant, and chemical resistant nature, asbestos products were mined heavily in the 20th century and used in construction, automotive, and many other industries.  As early back as the Roman Empire, as a result of mining asbestos, slaves… Read More

Aug 24, 2015

Tragic Accident Kills Toddler and Injures 9 Others

By |Aug 24, 2015|car accidents, personal injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

An Alabama family was traveling through Monroe County on I-75 when their Suburban blew out two tires, causing the driver to lose control. The truck slewed across the roadway and into a culvert, where it caught fire after the impact. Two-year-old Nikayla Oliver died in the crash. She was sitting in Tevia Blanks’ (10) lap… Read More

Aug 22, 2015

What Does Summer Have to Do with Rising Car Accident Tragedies?

By |Aug 22, 2015|About RML, car accidents, personal injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

Jay and Julie Hogan were pulling out from a parking lot on to a main road in late July in Jackson, TN when their car was struck by another vehicle. Jay, who was driving, and his wife, Julie, were severely injured in the crash and later died of their injuries. Four children survive Jay and… Read More

Aug 21, 2015

Even Doctors Are Confused About Traumatic Brain Injury

By |Aug 21, 2015|car accidents, personal injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury Cure|0 Comments|

The Brain Trauma foundation first published a set of guidelines for treating traumatic brain injury 20 years ago with the goal of bettering triage care for victims of TBI and preventing further injury during treatment. A new study by the Los Angeles County Trauma Consortium has found that these guidelines don’t necessarily mean that TBI… Read More

Aug 18, 2015

Why Some Researchers are Calling 2015 The Worst Year Yet

By |Aug 18, 2015|About RML, Brain Injury Symptoms, car accidents, car wreck, Distracted Driving, Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Fatal Wreck, personal injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

Drunk driving deaths and teen driving deaths are trending down, which is wonderful. Even life-saving seatbelt use is up. But, unfortunately the number of driver deaths due to distracted driving has risen. In a report from the National Safety Council or NSC, in the first six months of 2015, traffic deaths were up 14% nationally.… Read More

Aug 17, 2015

I’ll allow it! Gavel Comes Down Allowing Unborn Child Can Have a Personal Injury Claim

By |Aug 17, 2015|About RML, Birth Defects, Birth Injury, Birth Trauma, Child Personal Injury Lawsuit, Employment Discrimination Lawsuit, personal injury, Pregnancy Discrimination|0 Comments|

Childbirth injury cases can arise from the negligence of medical professionals or care facilities in the delivery room.  Breaches in the standard of care during childbirth can result in traumatic injury or death of a newborn.  Physicians and medical staff are responsible for ensuring an infant is delivered as healthy as possible.  They have a… Read More

Aug 13, 2015

I Need an Injury Lawyer.  Five Words You Thought You’d Never Say. 

By |Aug 13, 2015|About RML, Attorney, litigation, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

There’s a stereotype about lawyers who represent injured people:  They call personal injury lawyers snakes, ambulance chasers, and many other derogatory terms in an effort to label us unethical, manipulative, greedy, and a host of other things.  The stereotype exists, in part, because of sensationalist news media, TV, movies, and a few true-to-life bad apples. … Read More

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    This Could Save Your Life or Save Your Money: Common Car Myths De-Bunked

Aug 12, 2015

This Could Save Your Life or Save Your Money: Common Car Myths De-Bunked

By |Aug 12, 2015|"Best of" Issue- Nashville Scene, About RML, car accidents, car wreck, personal injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

As one of Nashville’s top injury law firms, we are always looking for the most recent information and statistics regarding road and vehicle crash safety. In our research we came across an article on odometer.com called “15 Common Myths You Were Taught to Believe About Cars.”   From the article, we chose a few choice excerpts to share… Read More

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