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Jun 29, 2015

Diabetic? Reading This Article Could Save Your Feet

By |Jun 29, 2015|About RML, car accidents, car insurance, car wreck, Diabetic Complications, Diabetic Foot Injury, Injury, litigation, personal injury|0 Comments|

Diabetics are already in a higher risk category for foot injuries because of poor circulation and nerve damage, but an even more critical problem could lead to a life-altering condition. Charcot arthropathy, or Charcot foot, can deform the shape of the foot and in extreme cases can lead to amputation. Two main complications of diabetes… Read More

Jun 26, 2015

When Trucks Lose Their Loads, Drivers Can Lose Their Lives.

By |Jun 26, 2015|"Best of" Issue- Nashville Scene, About RML, car accidents, car insurance, car wreck, Injury, litigation, personal injury, Tractor-Trailer Load Spill Accident, Truck Accident, Truck Accident Attorney Nashville, Truck Accidents, Truck Driver At-Fault, Truck Driver Error, Truck Driver Road Debris, Truck Wreck, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

June 24, on the I-24 East/I-40 interchange in Nashville a tractor-trailer carrying an oversized load began to make its way under the Silliman Evans Bridge.  The driver’s load was 4 inches too high and hit the bridge causing those materials to come lose and spill all over the roadway.  A second tractor-trailer hit the debris… Read More

Jun 25, 2015

Responsible Drivers: Add Uninsured Motorist to Your Auto Insurance Policy- Tennessee Ranked #6 for Most Uninsured Drivers

By |Jun 25, 2015|"Best of" Issue- Nashville Scene, 2014 Best of Nashville, 2014 Best of Nashville Voting, About RML, car accidents, car insurance, car wreck, Injury, litigation, personal injury, Tennessee Drivers, Top Personal Injury Attorneys, Traumatic Brain Injury, UIM Policy, UM Coverage, UM Policy, Underinsured Motorist Coverage, Uninsured Motorist Coverage, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

Recently, WKRN Nashville News 2 reported that if you don’t have car insurance after July 1, look out- because you might get your car lugged away by the state of Tennessee.  That’s right, now deadbeat drivers who let their insurance expire and don’t renew or think that they can fly under the radar without car… Read More

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    Check Your Grandparent’s Bottled Water for Recalls: E. coli Has a 50 Percent Mortality Rate in the Elderly

Jun 24, 2015

Check Your Grandparent’s Bottled Water for Recalls: E. coli Has a 50 Percent Mortality Rate in the Elderly

By |Jun 24, 2015|About RML, defective product lawyer, E. coli Bottled Water Recall, E. coli Lawsuit, Food-Borne Illness, Food-borne Illness prevention, Injury, Johnny Depp, Johnny Depp E. coli, litigation, personal injury, Product Liability, Product Liability Lawsuit, product recall, Products, recall lawsuit, Rocky McElhaney Law Firm, Safety Hazards, Settlement, Tennessee, Vanessa Paradis, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

In 2007, Johnny Depp’s seven-year-old daughter nearly died when her kidneys shut down after she suffered E. coli food poisoning.   Lily Rose began recovering only after spending nine days critically ill in an unnamed London hospital where her condition was said to be “touch and go.”  Depp and his partner at the time, Vanessa Paradis,… Read More

Jun 23, 2015

Don’t Play Around with a Spinal Column Injury: Put an Attorney to Work Right Away

By |Jun 23, 2015|About RML, car accidents, car insurance, car wreck, Injury, personal injury, Spinal Injuries, Tennessee Spinal Injury Attorney, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

Spinal column injuries can be devastating. The injury or complications due to spinal column injuries can last a lifetime. Medical bills will begin to pile up quickly. Adjusters’ questions will need to be answered appropriately to protect your best interests. You’ll need on-going medical care. You’ll have lost wages and may have issues returning to… Read More

Jun 19, 2015

Your Children Can Make You A Distracted Driver

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

A recent car accident on Highway 79 left two adults and two young children seriously injured. The Tennessee Highway Patrol responded to a wreck on Dover Road near the Bi-County Waste Management plant on Tuesday afternoon. The preliminary report found that 68-year-old Edward Hudson of Big Rock was travelling west on Highway 79 when an… Read More

Jun 18, 2015

The Difference a Doug Makes- Revolutionizing How Rocky Law Tells Our Client’s Stories

By |Jun 18, 2015|2015 NBJ's Best Places to Work, About RML, Better Law Firm, car accidents, car wreck, Doug Rice, litigation, personal injury, Trial Technology Specialist, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on The Difference a Doug Makes- Revolutionizing How Rocky Law Tells Our Client’s Stories|

Back in January of this year, after utilizing Doug Rice’s supportive legal “tech talents” at trial, Rocky brought Doug on full-time and created an all-new role for him. Now, most injury law firms don’t have an in-house Trial Technology and Multi-Media Guru, but then again we’re not most law firms. One of the things that… Read More

Jun 17, 2015

Defective Playground Equipment Injures Children

By |Jun 17, 2015|About RML, Child Birth Injury, Child Injury, Child Safety, Defective Playground Equipment Lawyer, Injury, litigation, personal injury, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Product Liability Lawsuit, product recall|0 Comments|

Ashlyn Morris was a fifth-grader at Mount Olive Elementary School when she placed two fingers through holes in a walkway on the school’s playground equipment. She said she was “messing around” when they got stuck. When school officials couldn’t loosen Ashlyn’s fingers with liquid soap, emergency services were called in to help. Workers sawed off… Read More

Jun 15, 2015

3 Feet or Else:  Bike Cops and New Technology Crack Down On Drivers Too Close For Comfort

By |Jun 15, 2015|About RML, Bicycle Accident, Bicycle Collision with A Vehicle, Bicycle Safety, Bicycle Wreck, Bike Accident Attorney, car accidents, car insurance, car wreck, Chattanooga Bike Accident, Chattanooga Bike Patrol, Injury, personal injury, Tennessee Bike Accident Injury Lawyer, Three Foot Rule, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

A GoPro camera attached to the right handlebar of Chattanooga Police Officer, Rob Simmons’ bicycle bears witness to the life-saving new technology that has come to his Department’s bike patrol officers.  Another small square device affixed to the center of his handlebars reads much like a radar gun and measures, in inches, how close passing… Read More

Jun 12, 2015

Recall Notice Came Too Late and Another Life is Lost to the Deadly Takata Airbag Recall

By |Jun 12, 2015|About RML, car accidents, car insurance, litigation, personal injury, Product Liability, Product Liability Lawsuit, product recall, Recall, Takata Linked Fatalities, Takata Recall Lawsuits, Toyota Airbag Recall, Toyota Recall, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

Tragically, there has been a 7th reported death linked to the Takata recalls that we cautioned in our October 24 blog. Kylan Langlinais, a 22 year old Louisiana woman got an airbag recall notice in the mail for her 2005 Honda Civic two days after she suffered critical injuries from the flying airbag inflator shrapnel… Read More

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