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Feb 24, 2017

Rocky Puts on the Gloves for Richard Lewis- Commercial Truck Wreck Injury Client

By |Feb 24, 2017|car accidents, personal injury, Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Over the last 15 years RML client, Richard Lewis, has been an active and dedicated member of Music City Miata Club, Inc, Music City Mopar Club, the Percy Priest Yacht Club, the Stones River AACA Antique Car Club in Murfreesboro, the Moose Lodge, the American Legion and the VFW. Two years ago he was the… Read More

Feb 20, 2017

What are the Short and Long-Term Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury?

By |Feb 20, 2017|Traumatic Brain Injury|0 Comments|

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), which can result from traffic crashes, occupational injuries, acts of violence and many other causes, is a major contributor to injury and death in the U.S. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that about 138 people die each day from injuries that include TBI. For those that… Read More

Feb 17, 2017

Filing a Wrongful Death Lawsuit on Behalf of a Child in Tennessee

By |Feb 17, 2017|Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

When an immediate family member dies due to the negligent actions of another person, the surviving family members may be able to file a wrongful death claim against the party who was responsible for causing the death. Whether the at-fault party caused a tragic traffic accident or some other kind of accident, the tragic death… Read More

Feb 16, 2017

Burn Injuries After a Truck Accident

By |Feb 16, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

It is terrible enough to have been sustained serious injuries in a crash with a huge 18-wheeler – but when one of the vehicles bursts into flames, and you also suffered burns, it can be a lot to take. In mid-January in Missouri, there was a fiery, fatal truck crash involving three vehicles and a… Read More

Feb 13, 2017

Will Tennessee Support Seat Belts on School Buses in 2017?

By |Feb 13, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Seat belts on school buses seems to be a controversial issue. Most parents would probably feel more comfortable with their children riding on school buses if they had seat belts, but school and transportation safety authorities insist that a concept referred to as “compartmentalization” will keep their kids safe in the event of a crash.… Read More

Feb 10, 2017

Common Reasons for Personal Injury Claims in Winter

By |Feb 10, 2017|personal injury|0 Comments|

In the winter, there are many seasonal opportunities for people to injure themselves. However, most of these winter time accidents that cause injuries are preventable. Let’s look at some of the more common winter time mishaps and accidents that cause injuries and lead to lawsuits: Slip and fall accidents. Any time of the year slip… Read More

Feb 8, 2017

A Soldier’s Quest to Study How Battlefield Explosions Injure Brains

By |Feb 8, 2017|Traumatic Brain Injury|0 Comments|

Finding a way to detect and treat traumatic brain injury is a conundrum that has plagued science and medicine for a long time. The military must deal with the effects of concussion and TBI in soldiers and the damage from blast waves in the battle field. Last summer, NPR ran a story about the longtime… Read More

Jan 23, 2017

Protecting Your Child after a Concussion

By |Jan 23, 2017|Brain Injury Symptoms, Brain Trauma|0 Comments|

As a culture, we understand the importance of protecting our children’s brains: we make them wear seat belts in the car, we give them helmets to wear when riding a bike or playing a sport – in short, we follow the rules for protecting our kids from suffering a traumatic brain injury as best we… Read More

Jan 20, 2017

Why the Pentagon Pulled a Project that Advanced TBI Research

By |Jan 20, 2017|Brain Injury Symptoms|0 Comments|

The Pentagon has benched a futuristic experiment that placed blast gauges on the helmets of thousands of combat troops in Afghanistan. The trial was an attempt to accurately assess the risk of a concussion resulting from an explosion, but after five years, officials have cited a lack of diagnostic reliability as the cause for the… Read More

Jan 19, 2017

Rocky Law Firm Helps Hunter Garstin Get the Care He Needs After a Tragic Spinal Cord Injury

By |Jan 19, 2017|About RML, personal injury, Spinal Cord Injuries|0 Comments|

You may have heard about Hunter Garstin’s story on the news. On December 7, 2013, Hunter suffered a paralyzing spinal cord injury during a high school wrestling meet. When the high school’s insurance company denied Hunter’s claim, his mom called Rocky to step in and fight for her son. Rocky and RML attorney, Afsoon Hagh… Read More