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May 22, 2015

Why Can’t I “DIY” My Own Personal Injury Case- Do I Really Need an Attorney? (3 of 3)

By |May 22, 2015|About RML, car accidents, car insurance, car wreck, Injury, litigation, personal injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

Understanding the Lawsuit: What does suing someone really mean?” As the final piece of our 3 part blog series explaining how an injury claim works and if it is not only possible, but prudent to attempt to settle your own claim with an insurance company without hiring a lawyer, we continue with today’s discussion:  The… Read More

May 21, 2015

Why Can’t I “DIY” My Own Personal Injury Claim- Do I Really Need an Attorney? (2 of 3)

By |May 21, 2015|About RML, car accidents, car insurance, car wreck, Injury, litigation, personal injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

As part of an ongoing series explaining how injury claims work and whether or not it is possible to settle your own claim without hiring a lawyer, we continue the discussion by looking at each phase of litigation and the difficulties you might encounter representing yourself. In the first part of the this series we covered all the… Read More

May 19, 2015

Why Can’t I “DIY” My Personal Injury Claim- Do I Really Need an Attorney? (1 of 3)

By |May 19, 2015|About RML, car accidents, car insurance, car wreck, Injury, litigation, personal injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

Staking Your Claim If you’ve suffered a traumatic injury as result of a car wreck, slip and fall, were hurt by a faulty product or suffered injuries as a result of a medical professional’s negligence, first and foremost you need to focus on healing from your injury- not your “case.”  Unfortunately, most victims find themselves… Read More

May 15, 2015

Coming to a Highway Near You: Self-Driving Trucks May Eliminate Truck Wreck Injury Cases

By |May 15, 2015|About RML, Accident, Accident Reconstructionist, Product Liability, Self-Driving Truck Liability, Tennessee Trial Lawyer, Top Lawyers, Trial Lawyer, Truck Accident, Truck Driver At-Fault, Truck Driver Error, Truck Wreck, Vehicle Collision, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

That’s right. You heard it correctly. No. You didn’t miss any sweeping legislative changes to the Tennessee Justice System just yet. But we can speculate that with the May 5, 2015 introduction by Freightliner of the Inspiration Truck, the first road legal big-rig that can drive itself that there will be some major changes in… Read More

May 13, 2015

Mount Juliet Accident Waiting to Happen: Why is There Only One Crossing Guard for 5 Lanes of Traffic?

By |May 13, 2015|About RML, Accidents, ADA, Attorney, car accidents, car wreck, Catastrophic Injury, Child Injury, Child Safety, Dangerous Intersection, Mount Juliet Crossing Guard, School Zone Obedience, Vehicle Collision, W. A. Wright Elementary School, Wilson Country, WKRN News Channel 2, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

Earlier this week WKRN Nashville News 2 reported on what could become a very dangerous and potentially deadly situation for a Mount Juliet crossing guard and the elementary school children she protects along a busy stretch of Lebanon Road.  Terry Smith, a crossing guard for W.A. Wright Elementary School in Wilson County has seen her… Read More

May 11, 2015

Tennessee Lawyer Fighting Back For Stryker Hip Implant Recall Victims

By |May 11, 2015|AGB II Hip Implant, Medical Malpractice, Medical Mistake, Medical Negligence, personal injury, Personal Injury Attorney Nashville, Product Liability, Product Liability Lawsuit, product recall, Recall, Rejuvenate, Stryker Hip Implant, Stryker Hip Replacement, Tennessee Lawyer, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

Stryker, one of the world’s leading medical technology companies, which manufactures everything from surgical power tools to reconstructive hip and knee replacements to spinal implants, boasts an annual 8.7 billion in sales globally. The company is a leader in the science of biological robotics. The giant claims to bear a great deal of social responsibility… Read More

May 8, 2015

Tragic Car Crash on Highway 411 Claims 6 Lives

By |May 8, 2015|Car Accident, car accidents, Fatal Crash, Fatal Wreck, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

Blount County, Tennessee has suffered a devastating loss as a horrific car accident on Highway 411 claimed the lives of six people, three of whom were children. WBIR.com reports that “an Isuzu Rodeo SUV was traveling northbound on US Highway 411 and crossed over into the southbound lane, hitting head-on a minivan that was carrying… Read More

May 8, 2015

Palcohol – the Controversial New… Drug?

By |May 8, 2015|Dangerous, Drunk Driver, drunk driving|0 Comments|

The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved Palcohol, or powdered alcohol, for sale on March 10, 2015. The product had previously been approved for sale last spring, but several issues cause the Bureau to revoke its approval. Spokesman Tom Hogue said that all issues were resolved and the product has been approved. The… Read More

May 6, 2015

Rocky McElhaney Receives Special Commendation from the ESGR

By |May 6, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

It was quite an honor when Martin Plumlee, volunteer for the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), came to RML earlier this week.  Not only has Major Plumlee served both actively in Operation Enduring Freedom overseas in Kuwait and in reserve here in Nashville, he is also the founder of the Nashville Recruiting… Read More

May 1, 2015

How Some Commercial Truck Accident Claims Become a Liability Blame Game

By |May 1, 2015|Commercial Truck Accident, Defective Equipment, Employer Negligence, Third-Party Liability, Truck Accident, Truck Driver At-Fault, Truck Driver Error, Truck Wreck|0 Comments|

I am sure you have seen the signs or placards on the back of semi-trailers: “How’s My Driving?” Do these trucking companies really want us to answer that? With thousands of undertrained, overworked truck drivers on the road, it’s hard to believe that a company would still brandish the rears of their bulky box and… Read More

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