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Nov 17, 2014

Driving with Intention or Cruisin’ for A Bruisin’- It’s Your Call

By |Nov 17, 2014|Cell Phone Related Car Wreck, Distracted Driving, Mobile Device-Related Car Wreck|0 Comments|

Snowflakes are falling and temperatures are dropping here in Nashville. The inability of Tennessee drivers to effectively navigate icy roads and sleet-filled streets seem to be the cause of daily crashes this time of year. Add our ever-increasing mobile device usage to the equation and you have a statewide epidemic of “unmanned vehicles” driving themselves… Read More

Nov 17, 2014

Why You Should You Know About Forced Arbitration Clauses

By |Nov 17, 2014|legal advice, personal injury, Perspective, Product Liability, safety, Safety Tips|0 Comments|

As you know, we do whatever we can to help Tennessee workers and consumers who have been hurt by a product or service they used. We consider it our privilege to fight for them in court, and our honor that so many people ask to us to do just that. So when the Equal Employment… Read More

Nov 17, 2014

How Much Does a Personal Injury Attorney Cost?

By |Nov 17, 2014|About RML, Attorney Fees, Contingency, Cost of Representation for Car Wreck, Cost of Representation for Wrongful Death, Taking a Case on an Investigation Basis|0 Comments|

Looking for a personal injury lawyer? If so, you’ve probably noticed that the market is very competitive. Because of this, it would be rare to find a lawyer who would want to charge you on an hourly basis for representation, when you could easily call another personal injury lawyer that won’t charge a fee until… Read More

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    Wal-Mart Gets Tripped Up In Federal Court When Rocky Wins A Half-Million Dollar Jury Verdict for Slip and Fall Victim

Nov 10, 2014

Wal-Mart Gets Tripped Up In Federal Court When Rocky Wins A Half-Million Dollar Jury Verdict for Slip and Fall Victim

By |Nov 10, 2014|personal injury, Slip and Fall, Supermarket Slip and Fall, Tennessee Federal Court Cases, Tennessee Lawyer, Uncategorized, United States District Court, Wal-Mart Slip and Fall Accidents|0 Comments|

A woman severely injures her right knee after slipping on a puddle of water while shopping in Wal-Mart. She goes on to have not one, not two but three separate surgeries as a result of her injuries from the incident. She called many other law firms in town, and no one would take her case.… Read More

Nov 7, 2014

Even Titans Players Face the Blitz of Workers’ Comp Changes in Tennessee

By |Nov 7, 2014|Tennessee Titans, workers compensation|0 Comments|

Whether you’re a regular Joe or playing pro, if you are injured in Tennessee you will feel the effects of the tightened Defensive formation closing in behind you when you file for workers’ compensation with your employer.  From a spectator standpoint, we don’t often think of professional football players being subject to the same laws… Read More

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    Chattanooga Residents Say “No Frackin’ Way” to Cancer Causing Hydraulic Fracking

Nov 6, 2014

Chattanooga Residents Say “No Frackin’ Way” to Cancer Causing Hydraulic Fracking

By |Nov 6, 2014|Chattanooga UT Fracking, Fracking Negligence, Hydraulic Fracking, Natural Gas Fracturing, personal injury, Workers' Compensation Specialist, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

March 15, 2013, UT gained state approval to move forward with its plan for hydraulic fracturing- or fracking on university land in Morgan and Scott Counties.  After three hours of testimony from UT officials, environmental activists, and industry personnel, a four-member executive sub-committee of the State Building Commission voted unanimously in favor of UT’s mission… Read More

Nov 4, 2014

Social Security Disability Recipients Receive a Little Pop from COLA

By |Nov 4, 2014|COLA, Social Security Disability Benefits|0 Comments|

Social Security Disability is a last resort and by no means an easy way of life.  Most Social Security Disability recipients struggle from month to month to make ends meet with their monthly income from Social Security and keep up with the ever-rising cost of goods and services.  The Social Security Administration (SSA) understands inflation… Read More

Oct 31, 2014

Can Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Give Rise to Skin Cancer?

By |Oct 31, 2014|Product Liability, Product Liability Lawsuit, product recall|0 Comments|

The three most visible erectile dysfunction drugs, Viagra, Cialis and Levitra, have recently been found to increase the likelihood of developing Melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer. In fact, a study released by JAMA Internal Medicine (Journal of the American Medical Association) in June states that those taking Viagra were 84% more likely… Read More

Oct 29, 2014

How To Stop Your Vehicle From Hydroplaning

By |Oct 29, 2014|Road Conditions, Roadway Safety, Safety Tips|0 Comments|

If you’ve ever went pale and white-knuckled as you suddenly felt your vehicle lift off the pavement and become amphibious for a few moments during a downpour, you’ve just experienced the phenomenon known as hydroplaning.  If it was only for a second or two you may have been able to keep control of your vehicle… Read More

Oct 27, 2014

I’m Partially At-Fault for My Car Wreck? Should I Still Call a Lawyer?

By |Oct 27, 2014|car accidents, car insurance, Injury|0 Comments|

Unfortunately, you were injured in a motor vehicle collision.  You just received the police report.  Despite what you told the officer at the scene regarding the specific circumstances of your wreck, he or she wrote in the report that you were partially responsible.  Getting that news can feel like a kick in the gut.  For… Read More

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