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Feb 11, 2016

Bactrim/Septra- An Antibiotic Cocktail Which Causes Stevens-Johnson Syndrome 

By |Feb 11, 2016|Dangerous Drugs, Dangerous Products, Injury, Medical Negligence, personal injury, Stevens Johnson Syndrome Lawsuits, Uncategorized, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

Though antibiotics are widely prescribed for many different issues and illnesses, it doesn’t mean that they are safe for everyone.  In fact, certain combinations can cause individuals serious illnesses that can lead to death. Brand name antibiotic treatments Bactrim and Septra are one of those potentially dangerous combos. This combined antibiotic treatment is known as… Read More

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    Should prescription drugs be advertised directly to consumers?

Feb 10, 2016

Should prescription drugs be advertised directly to consumers?

By |Feb 10, 2016|2015 NBJ's Best Places to Work, About RML, Dangerous, Dangerous Drug Lawsuits, Defective Medical Device, Injury, personal injury, Uncategorized, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

Did you know that Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) pharmaceutical drug advertising is banned in all other countries except the United States, New Zealand and Canada? The US makes up 5% of the world’s population but accounts for 42% of global prescription drug spending. Coincidence?  I think not.  Catchy and memorable prescription drug television ads targeting consumers have… Read More

Feb 9, 2016

Justice Sidelined for Injury Victims: NTSB Investigation of Southwest Runaway Airplane Incident Could Take At Least a Year

By |Feb 9, 2016|About RML, Aviation Injuries, Injury, personal injury, Southwest Crash Litigation, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

On December 15, 2015, after landing in Nashville from Houston, Southwest Airlines Flight 31, a Boeing 737 aircraft, skidded across the runway and rolled into a grassy ditch.  The aircraft jerked and jostled everyone aboard including 133 passengers and five crew members. Luckily, most of the passengers walked away unscathed and were later bussed to… Read More

Feb 8, 2016

From the Desk of Rocky McElhaney:

By |Feb 8, 2016|2014 Best of Nashville, 2015 Best of Nashville Winner Rocky McElhaney, 2015 NBJ's Best Places to Work, About RML, car accidents, car wreck, Injury, personal injury, Uncategorized, workers compensation, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

Re:  My Over-the-Top Monumental Week Monday – signed a contract to sell my 7,900 sq ft building on Music Row I bought 4 years ago to house my law firm headquarters #willsetarecord Tuesday – Made an offer on 2 acres of land in the Indian Lake area of Hendersonville where the new RML custom built,… Read More

Feb 4, 2016

Automakers and Feds Reach Agreement to Improve Recalls

By |Feb 4, 2016|Accident, Attorney, Product Liability, product recall, Products, Recall|0 Comments|

January 15 marked the first time ever that major automakers and the U.S. Transportation Department voluntarily agreed to collaborate to enhance safety by changing the way recalls work. General Motors, Ford, & Toyota (among others) will reform the tracking and reporting of relevant incidents to the government. Executives from the world’s leading automakers met with… Read More

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    News You Can Use:  Questions to Ask When Buying Car Insurance  

Feb 2, 2016

News You Can Use:  Questions to Ask When Buying Car Insurance  

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Do you know your policy limits?  Are you covered if you’re hit by someone without insurance or too little insurance?  Don’t wait until you need it to review and understand your auto insurance policy coverage. Your future could be riding on your wise insurance decisions today.   Show of hands, who’s been in this conversation:  Insurance… Read More

Feb 1, 2016

Move Over Lawyer Stereotypes: It’s Always People Over Profits At RML

By |Feb 1, 2016|About RML, car accidents, car wreck, Injury, personal injury, Uncategorized, workers compensation, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

When we hear people say that “all lawyers are the same,” and “lawyers only care about one thing,” it doesn’t make us upset.  We know there will always be folks who, thanks to a handful of not-so-great lawyers out there, will refuse to hear anything different.  But there are thousands of people in Tennessee and… Read More

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    Are You the Heroic Millersville, Tennessee Stranger Who Rescued This Girl 13 Years Ago? 

Jan 27, 2016

Are You the Heroic Millersville, Tennessee Stranger Who Rescued This Girl 13 Years Ago? 

By |Jan 27, 2016|car accidents, Good Samaritan, Maddie Williams, personal injury, Truck Accident, Truck Accident Attorney Nashville, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

A Gahanna, Ohio teen wants to find the Good Samaritan who rescued her from a 2002 Millersville wreck.  Share this post and help us bring this story full circle! “My mom was driving a Toyota Tundra, pulling a 26 foot tandem-wheel camper…” 18 year-old Maddie Williams told Columbus, Ohio’s WBNS-10TV as she began to recount a… Read More

Jan 21, 2016

Good News:  The Red Tape is Finally Cut and Olympus’ Issues Voluntary Duodenoscope Recall

By |Jan 21, 2016|Defective Depuy Hip Replacement, Defective Equipment, Defective Hip Implant Lawsuit, Defective Medical Device, Duodenoscope, Duodenoscopy, ECRP Lawsuits, Medical Malpractice, Medical Mistake, Medical Negligence, Olympus Duodenoscopes, Recall, recall lawsuit|0 Comments|

Back in May of 2015 our blog entitled ‘Olympus Comes Clean:  Dirty Duodenoscopes Causing Nationwide CRE “Superbug” Epidemic’ shed some light on the lurking bacteria that could be hiding inside your gastrointestinal surgeon’s duodenoscope.  If you’re not privy to the term, a duodenoscope is a flexible, lighted tube that is threaded through the mouth, throat,… Read More

Jan 21, 2016

Nashville Police Say Seasoned Pros are No Match for Extreme Icy Road Conditions

By |Jan 21, 2016|About RML, Black Ice Accidents, car accidents, car wreck, Injury, Nashville Winter Weather Warning, personal injury, Tennessee Auto Accident Attorney, Tennessee Auto Wreck Lawyer, Tennessee Car Wreck, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

With mixed precipitation headed for Middle Tennessee Friday and into the weekend and temperatures expected in the low teens, freezing conditions and black ice are possible, so please take the advice of local law enforcement and meteorologists and stay off the roads if you can.  Despite all the school closings and those of you who… Read More