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Sep 23, 2016

Rocky McElhaney Law Firm’s Got The DOT!  Do you?  Tennessee Yellow DOT Program

By |Sep 23, 2016|car accidents, Safety Tips|0 Comments|

Just like we protect ourselves by purchasing car insurance, and especially when we select appropriate amounts of uninsured motorist coverage (like Rocky always champions whenever he can), there’s a program out there in Tennessee that is here to protect you and your family on the roadway but in a more immediate way.  It’s called the… Read More

Sep 23, 2016

A New Tool May Help Police Catch Texting Drivers

By |Sep 23, 2016|Car Accident, car accidents|0 Comments|

You have likely heard of the Breathalyzer test, which is a device that law enforcement officers use to detect the blood alcohol level of a suspected drunk driver at a traffic stop. A new device called a Textalyzer could help law enforcement determine whether a driver who is involved in a motor vehicle accident was… Read More

Sep 21, 2016

How Auto Accident Reconstruction Experts Find the Cause of a Car Crash

By |Sep 21, 2016|Accident, Accident Reconstructionist|0 Comments|

On August 20th, 23 vehicles – including a box truck and an 18-wheeler – were involved in a multi-vehicle accident that shut down I-24 for hours, according to reports from WKRN.com and The Tennessean. While many people went to the hospital for injuries, no fatalities were reported. An accident of this magnitude means it can… Read More

Sep 19, 2016

Truck Accidents Caused by Trucks Making U-Turns

By |Sep 19, 2016|Truck Accident, Truck Accident Attorney Nashville, Truck Accidents, Truck Driver Error|0 Comments|

Traffic rules and regulations are put in place to help keep all drivers safe on our roads and highways, and when drivers violate those rules by making illegal u-turns crashes happen. Making a U-turn is a risky maneuver for the driver of any vehicle, but when the vehicle is a large, commercial truck they are… Read More

Sep 16, 2016

The Flagrant Social Media Abuse of Nursing Home Residents

By |Sep 16, 2016|Nursing Home Abuse|0 Comments|

A nurse’s assistant who was employed at a nursing home in Hubbard, Iowa, snapped a photo of a nursing home resident with his pants down around his ankles, and his legs and hands covered in feces. The CNA then shared that image on SnapChat. What is both surprising and appalling is that what she did… Read More

Sep 14, 2016

Premises Liability: Injuries from Inadequate Building and Grounds Maintenance

By |Sep 14, 2016|Injury, Injury Lawyer|0 Comments|

Your life is busy, and as you go into and out of buildings, both public and private, you unconsciously take for granted that you will be safe. You don’t worry that someone might come around the corner and hold you up at gunpoint, or that you might lean on the railing of a steep flight… Read More

Sep 12, 2016

Opioid Use and Abuse Has Reached the Level of Epidemic

By |Sep 12, 2016|personal injury, Personal Injury Attorney Nashville|0 Comments|

Opioid abuse has reached epidemic levels in the United States. More Americans died from drug overdoses in 2014 than in any other year on record, and more than three out of five of those deaths (28,000) involved prescription opioid pain medications. Those who are suffering with pain from an injury may be facing the challenge… Read More

Sep 9, 2016

Injuries and Death from Dangerous Medical Devices

By |Sep 9, 2016|Product Liability, Product Liability Lawsuit|0 Comments|

According to FDA documentation, the Vagus Nerve Stimulator therapy system (VNS) was developed by Cyberonics, Inc. to treat patients with epilepsy or treatment-resistant depression. However, based on the results of a clinical study of more than 200 patients who had the device implanted and turned on, during the first three months none of the patients… Read More

Sep 7, 2016

How to Handle a Lien Against your Auto Accident Claim

By |Sep 7, 2016|Accidents, Auto Accident|0 Comments|

Let’s say you have been injured in a car crash, and your Nashville auto accident attorney has negotiated a settlement on your behalf –but then to your surprise, you discover that a lien has been placed on your claim. What at first seemed like a healthy amount for your settlement might be diminished significantly by… Read More

Sep 7, 2016

Nashville Distracted Driving Accident Attorneys Fight for Solidarity Against a Fatal Crash Epidemic

By |Sep 7, 2016|car accidents, car wreck, Distracted Driving, Distracted Driving Awareness Month, personal injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

With so many kinds of distractions why is mobile device usage considered the worst?  During rush hour, distraction can be seen in many forms on the roadway from applying makeup, to eating, to changing clothes, and you can even catch drivers mid-foamy mouth in a full on teeth-brushing session. These days when it comes to… Read More