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Dec 18, 2014

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Tennessee?

By |Dec 18, 2014|Nashville Lawyer, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

As if losing a loved one due to another person’s wrongdoing isn’t difficult enough, imagine having to argue the value of your loved one’s life with an insurance company- it’s dehumanizing. How can you put a value on someone’s life? Well, because the law allows for recovery of certain category of damages, you have to… Read More

Dec 18, 2014

Rocky McElhaney: “Just Call Me the Trial Master.”

By |Dec 18, 2014|About RML, Car Accident, car wreck, personal injury, Tennessee Trial Lawyer, Trial Lawyer, Trial Master, Workers' Compensation Specialist, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

Sure, our humble fearless leader, Rocky McElhaney, might never speak those words- but if he did… it would be the stone cold truth. Any lawyer can get lucky and settle a big case or two, or be popular with his or her peers, but does that convey real courtroom and trial experience? The short answer… Read More

Dec 12, 2014

I Reported an Injury at Work: Is My Employer Handling My Work Comp Claim Right?

By |Dec 12, 2014|Authorized Treating Physicians, First Report of Injury, Panel of Physicians, Properly Reporting a Work Injury, TDOL Ombudsman Program, Tennessee Department of Labor, Work Related Injury, workers compensation|0 Comments|

If you’ve been hurt at work, there’s a good chance you have just as much knowledge about the proper way to file a workers’ compensation claim as your employer- especially with the new changes that went in to place in July of 2014. There are many reasons why your employer may be dragging their feet… Read More

Dec 11, 2014

Winter Car Maintenance 101: Saving Your Life On a Tight Budget

By |Dec 11, 2014|Are My Breaks Bad?, car accidents, Car Maintenance 101, car wreck, Dangerous, When Should I Get New Tires?, Winterize Your Vehicle|0 Comments|

As the holidays approach, many of us will be spending even more time traveling to visit friends and family. In general, car care is an afterthought, but add in the craziness of the season and a maxed out credit card, and there’s zero to no room for error. If you’re living on a fixed income… Read More

Dec 8, 2014

Brain Injuries at Child Birth Can Put Your Child on the Autism Spectrum

By |Dec 8, 2014|Autism and Brain Injuries, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Brain Damage, Brain Injury Symptoms, Brain Trauma, Cerebellum Injury, Child Birth Injury, Child Injury, Hospital Error Causing Brain Injury, Medical Malpractice, Medical Mistake|0 Comments|

In determining the cause of autism and similar disabilities, the role of genetics is often front and center. While no gene has been identified as the “Autism Gene,” scientific research has revealed patterns in genealogical makeup as well as behavioral similarities in children diagnosed with autism and their blood family members. However, scientists have now… Read More

  • 8- year old Anderson Jones writes a strong proposal to the government about mandatory seatbelts on buses after the Knox County Fatal bus crash.
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    Why Don’t Buses Have Seatbelts? Even an 8 Year Old Thinks it’s Pretty Stupid They Don’t.

Dec 5, 2014

Why Don’t Buses Have Seatbelts? Even an 8 Year Old Thinks it’s Pretty Stupid They Don’t.

By |Dec 5, 2014|Accidents, Brickey McCloud Elementary, Bus Injury, Child Injury, Fatal Bus Wreck, Knox County Bus Crash, Knoxville Attorney, Knoxville Bus Crash, personal injury, Public Transportation, Rocky McElhaney Law Firm, Seatbelt Laws, Tennessee School Bus Seatbelt Laws|0 Comments|

“Dear Government,  Buses have been crashing a lot. Some children have been going to the hospital and some have been dying. Now you might think that buses are big and strong and can’t crash that bad but they can. Can we start putting seat belts? If you guys say no, it might not be that… Read More

  • December 2, 2014- Knox County bus crash involving two buses kills 2 children and 1 adult and injures at least 19 others.
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    Tragic School Bus Accident Leaves Us Heartbroken for Knoxville

Dec 3, 2014

Tragic School Bus Accident Leaves Us Heartbroken for Knoxville

By |Dec 3, 2014|Deadly Bus Crash, Knox County Lawyer, Knox County School Bus Crash, Knox County Schools Closing Information, School Bus Accident Knox County|0 Comments|

This afternoon, tragedy struck Knoxville when two school buses collided on Asheville Highway in East Knoxville. As far as we know at this moment, two children and one adult have died as a result of the crash, and 23 people are injured. Though no names have been released, tells us that all of the… Read More

  • A recovering Portland High School student Caitlyn Taylor, finds help and healing from the support of her town in the wake of a fatal car wreck that took the lives of two and left Caitlyn and one other critically injured.
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    Love is the Best Medicine: A Young Survivor’s Fight to Heal After Deadly Portland Tennessee Wreck

Dec 2, 2014

Love is the Best Medicine: A Young Survivor’s Fight to Heal After Deadly Portland Tennessee Wreck

By |Dec 2, 2014|Caitlyn Taylor, car accidents, car wreck, Highway 109 Fatal Crash, Sumner County Wreck, Tennessee Car Wreck, Tennessee Lawyer|0 Comments|

PORTLAND, TN – On Monday, November 3, 2014, Caitlyn Taylor and three of her friends, Austin Osborne, Kayla Perdue, and Justin Lemmonds were on their way back from a Portland High School Bowling meet when then were hit by a semi-truck at the intersection of Old Hwy 109 and State Hwy 109. Austin and Kayla,… Read More

Dec 1, 2014

Thankful to Be Hitting the Ground Running Today at RML

By |Dec 1, 2014|About RML, Car Accident, car wreck, personal injury, Workers' Compensation Specialist|0 Comments|

There is no easing back into it after the Thanksgiving holiday here at RML.  Our Gladiators in Suits have been out and about today across the mid-state and southeast, protecting the rights of injury victims.  Here is a snapshot of what we have been up to on this cold and rainy Monday: Justin Hight was… Read More

  • Holidays at 110 W. Main Street- Gallatin, Tennessee
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    Rocky Law Firm Opens New Gallatin Location to Better Serve Community

Nov 26, 2014

Rocky Law Firm Opens New Gallatin Location to Better Serve Community

By |Nov 26, 2014|car accidents, Gallatin Office Grand Opening Toy Drive & Giveaway, Gallatin Personal Injury Law Firm, Gallatin Social Security Disability Attorney, Gallatin Tennessee Attorney, Gallatin Tennessee Lawyer, Gallatin Work Comp Attorney, Law Firm Grand Opening, personal injury, Sumner County Toy Drive, Sumner County Toys for Tots|0 Comments|

When people call us, we know that they’ve already gone through so much and so we make it our mission to make them feel as comfortable, and as at home as possible with the rigors of the legal process.  The best way to do that is to expand and to set up shop in new… Read More

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