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Jul 27, 2016

Reporting Requirements for Nursing Home and Elder Abuse

By |Jul 27, 2016|Elder Abuse, Elder Sexual Abuse|0 Comments|

Elder abuse and neglect is a serious public heath challenge in the United States. Some of our most vulnerable citizens live in fear of being abused and neglect by the same people who are supposed to be caring for and protecting them. One of the challenges of addressing elder abuse is the fact that it… Read More

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Jul 25, 2016

Rocky McElhaney Law Firm Recruits 3 Out-of-state Lawyers to Nashville Office

By |Jul 25, 2016|About RML, car accidents, personal injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

“Unlike most personal injury firms, our search for talented legal professionals is without borders.  In focusing on our commitment to provide the very best recovery for our clients, we don’t need just local lawyers, we need the right lawyers” said Rocky McElhaney, RML Founder.    That’s why the Rocky McElhaney Law Firm is proud to announce… Read More

Jul 25, 2016

Recalled Jeep Grand Cherokee Caused Injuries and Death

By |Jul 25, 2016|Defective Auto Products|0 Comments|

In April, Fiat Chrysler Automotive (FCA US), voluntarily recalled 32,267 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles that were manufactured between May 2015 and February 2016. The recall is due to a problem with the gear selector. Drivers erroneously conclude that the vehicle is in park when it is not in park can get hit by the vehicle… Read More

Jul 22, 2016

People Injure Themselves and Others While Trying to Catch ‘em All with Pokémon GO

By |Jul 22, 2016|personal injury, Personal Injury Attorney Nashville|0 Comments|

Pokémon GO is poised to take over the world, or at least become the most successful mobile game in the U.S. based on the unfathomable 21 million active daily users in the U.S. according to USA Today. The free to download mobile game for Apple and Android uses the user’s GPS and camera to create… Read More

Jul 22, 2016

Who Would Have Thought?  Turning Your Phone Off is Still the Best Way To Eliminate Distracted Driving!

By |Jul 22, 2016|car accidents, personal injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

Tennessee auto accident attorneys discuss ‘Drive Mode’ and some of the latest thoughtful but misguided innovations by the tech industry to help mitigate distracted driving fatalities.  Despite what basic common sense would tell us; those road-side signs with blinking, red distracted driving fatality statistics; and even those stiffer penalties for being caught using any hand-held… Read More

Jul 20, 2016

United Healthcare – Gone before We Even Really Knew it Was There

By |Jul 20, 2016|personal injury, Personal Injury Attorney Nashville|0 Comments|

Loyal readers know we spend a lot of time discussing the different ways your insurance companies are trying to make a buck off of your back, so to speak. Today, we wanted to talk about United Healthcare’s decision “to slash its participation in the Affordable Care Act’s insurance exchanges,” meaning it will officially pull out… Read More

Jul 18, 2016

The Truth about Malpractice Costs, Right from the Doctor’s Mouth

By |Jul 18, 2016|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments|

Regular readers of our blog will know that we have covered the costs associated with medical malpractice from time to time. Most of the time, we dismantle arguments that tort reform will decrease the cost of healthcare. We’ve been fighting Bills in front of our legislators to put an end to this nonsense once and… Read More

Jul 15, 2016

Multi-Car Collisions and Chain Reaction Accidents

By |Jul 15, 2016|Accident, Accidents, Car Accident, car accidents|0 Comments|

Most people we talk to think multi-car accidents are rarer than single car accidents. That is true, but not by much. In 2014, 962 people died in Tennessee as the result of a multi-vehicle crash. That accounts for 44% of all fatal auto accidents that year, which falls in line with the national average. The… Read More

Jul 15, 2016

Tennessee Legislature Calls for A Higher Level of Student Safety Beginning July 1

By |Jul 15, 2016|Bullying Lawsuit, Bus Injury, car accidents, personal injury, safety, Safety Hazards, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

Of the 82 new laws that were passed in Tennessee which went into effect at the beginning of this month it can be said that some of them are great for us,  some are not so great, and others just make good sense. Truth be told, no one can debate that student safety as a… Read More

Jul 13, 2016

Be Aware of Roadway Construction Zone Crashes in Tennessee

By |Jul 13, 2016|Car Accident|0 Comments|

Summer is here, and along with it will come the bane of most drivers’ existence – highway construction zones. You are traveling along the highway at a safe speed and making good progress toward your destination when a slowdown occurs and you look to see the cause of it: road work ahead. The traffic has… Read More