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    7 Ways You and Your Family Can Honor Our Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day

May 28, 2017

7 Ways You and Your Family Can Honor Our Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day

By |May 28, 2017|About RML|0 Comments|

Sure, a day of BBQ and splashing around in the pool for the first time in 9 months is pretty great but Memorial Day is so much more than a holiday heralding summer. On this Memorial Day, we will reflect with our nation in gratitude on the sacrifice so many men and women made for… Read More

May 26, 2017

Dangers and Legalities of Drunk Driving vs. Driving While High

By |May 26, 2017|Auto Accident|0 Comments|

There is an abundance of advertising campaigns warning drivers about the dangers of operating cars while under the influence of alcohol; but what about driving while under the influence of other illicit substances, such as THC from marijuana? Marijuana use doubles a person’s likelihood of being in an accident, when compared to a sober driver.… Read More

May 24, 2017

How Bad Drivers Make Accidents Worse

By |May 24, 2017|car accidents|0 Comments|

On April 15 (a day universally reviled by all but the higher-ups at the beloved IRS), emergency crews responded to a car accident in Hendersonville that slowed traffic to a crawl. While first responders were evaluating the scene and administering aid to the crash victims, a truck pulled out of traffic, sideswiped another vehicle, ran… Read More

May 22, 2017

Deep Water Ahead! Driving Tips for Heavy Rain or Flooded Roads

By |May 22, 2017|Car Accident|0 Comments|

The most vital piece of advice to heed when driving through roads subject to flooding is to stay home if possible. The best way to keep others safe, maintain the integrity of your vehicle, and assure your own security is to refrain from driving in poor weather whenever possible. However, it’s not usually acceptable to… Read More

May 19, 2017

The Distracted Driving Problem Is Getting Worse, and Our Current Solution Isn’t Working

By |May 19, 2017|Distracted Driving|0 Comments|

Since 2014, traffic fatalities have increased year on year in numbers not seen since the middle of last century. Despite our best efforts at education, legislation and enforcement, more people are dying, not fewer. A new study from Zendrive estimates that drivers are using cell phones on around 88% of all trips, though the authors… Read More

  • Hunter Higdon and the Rocky McElhaney Law Firm Brings Home Another Win for Their Client
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    Team Higdon Brings the Heat on the Insurance Company and the Defendant- Then Comes Back for More!

May 17, 2017

Team Higdon Brings the Heat on the Insurance Company and the Defendant- Then Comes Back for More!

By |May 17, 2017|About RML, car accidents, personal injury|0 Comments|

RML Attorney, Hunter Higdon and Paralegal, Leisa Nelson just settled an auto wreck case for our client for $125,000!  Our client was hit head on when driving to work by a man who crossed the median into his lane of travel.  The client suffered a broken leg and compression fractures in his back.  The defendant’s… Read More

May 17, 2017

Study Finds Children May Be Harmed by TBI Medication

By |May 17, 2017|TBI|0 Comments|

Over the last decade, the effective treatment of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) has become a major initiative within the medical community. Physicians and researchers have worked to develop medications that ease the symptoms of TBIs. While some advances have been made, the effective treatment of children still brings up a lot of questions. A recent… Read More

May 15, 2017

NHTSA Proposes Speed Limiting Devices for Trucks

By |May 15, 2017|Truck Accident|0 Comments|

Speed kills, and nowhere is this adage truer than on freeways and highways that criss-cross the nation. One proposal quickly gaining traction on the national level is to install speed-limiting devices in all commercial trucks and tractor trailers in order to reduce the risks of devastating truck accidents. What is involved in this proposal and… Read More

May 12, 2017

New Research May Confirm That Adjusting Biorhythms Can Promote Healing in TBI Victims

By |May 12, 2017|TBI|0 Comments|

Accurate diagnosis of a traumatic brain injury is difficult at best; even minor brain injuries can take months to manifest symptoms. Recent research may make an accurate diagnosis easier in the near future, though the findings come with a surprising caveat; diagnosing a brain injury isn’t just a matter of letting enough time pass for… Read More

May 10, 2017

Fatal Trucking Accidents Are on the Rise: A Look at the Numbers

By |May 10, 2017|Truck Accidents|0 Comments|

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently released a preliminary report citing a significant increase in trucking accident fatalities from 2014 to 2015. While the full report won’t be available until later this year, the initial numbers are, to put it mildly, not good. The report cites an eight percent increase in the number of… Read More