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Oct 31, 2014

Can Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Give Rise to Skin Cancer?

By |Oct 31, 2014|Product Liability, Product Liability Lawsuit, product recall|0 Comments|

The three most visible erectile dysfunction drugs, Viagra, Cialis and Levitra, have recently been found to increase the likelihood of developing Melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer. In fact, a study released by JAMA Internal Medicine (Journal of the American Medical Association) in June states that those taking Viagra were 84% more likely… Read More

Oct 29, 2014

How To Stop Your Vehicle From Hydroplaning

By |Oct 29, 2014|Road Conditions, Roadway Safety, Safety Tips|0 Comments|

If you’ve ever went pale and white-knuckled as you suddenly felt your vehicle lift off the pavement and become amphibious for a few moments during a downpour, you’ve just experienced the phenomenon known as hydroplaning.  If it was only for a second or two you may have been able to keep control of your vehicle… Read More

Oct 27, 2014

I’m Partially At-Fault for My Car Wreck? Should I Still Call a Lawyer?

By |Oct 27, 2014|car accidents, car insurance, Injury|0 Comments|

Unfortunately, you were injured in a motor vehicle collision.  You just received the police report.  Despite what you told the officer at the scene regarding the specific circumstances of your wreck, he or she wrote in the report that you were partially responsible.  Getting that news can feel like a kick in the gut.  For… Read More

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Oct 24, 2014

Is Your Vehicle Included in Deadly Takata Exploding Airbag Recall?

By |Oct 24, 2014|BMW Air Bag Recall, car accidents, car wreck, Chrysler Air Bag Recall, Ford Air Bag Recall, General Motors Air Bag Recall, Honda Air Bag Recall, Mazda Air Bag Recall, Mitsubishi Air Bag Recall, Nissan Air Bag Recall, personal injury, Product Liability Lawsuit, Subaru Air Bag Recall, Toyota Airbag Recall, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

In 2004, after a minor low-impact car accident, an airbag exploded shooting jagged metal fragments into the car’s driver. In September, the New York Times uncovered that both Honda and Takata, its Japanese air bag supplier, deemed the incident as an “anomaly” and did not issue a recall or seek the involvement of federal safety… Read More

Oct 21, 2014

Consortium Claim: When Your Significant Injuries Effect Your Significant Other

By |Oct 21, 2014|car accidents, car insurance, Loss of Consortium, personal injury|0 Comments|

Wait!  Don’t sign those settlement documents! You could be leaving thousands of dollars on the table if you haven’t talked to an attorney about the types of damages you are entitled to recover under the law.  One of such damages is a Loss of Consortium.  If you’ve suffered significant injuries because of someone’s negligence, your… Read More

Oct 20, 2014

Can I Sue for Emotional Distress?

By |Oct 20, 2014|Adult Sexual Abuse, Age Discrimination, Burden of Proof, Child Sexual Abuse, Discrimination, Elder Sexual Abuse, Emotional Distress Lawsuit, Gross Negligence, Intentional Infliction of Harm, Mental Injury, Outrageous Conduct, personal injury, Psychological Damages, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

In most cases, emotional distress is usually only compensable if the incident that has caused your distress also caused you physical harm. However there are some cases as with child or adult sexual abuse and certain types of discrimination cases where the emotional damage is so extreme, physical harm is not required. Emotional distress may… Read More

Oct 16, 2014

Deadly Carbon Monoxide Leaks Don’t Just Come From Your Heater

By |Oct 16, 2014|personal injury, Product Liability|0 Comments|

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning happens when there is too much Carbon Monoxide or CO is in the air. Red blood cells absorb CO quicker than oxygen and it blocks oxygen from getting into the bloodstream. This results in tissue damage to the brain, lungs, heart and all other organs that support the functions of life and… Read More

Oct 15, 2014

If We Stand Together, We Can End Domestic Violence

By |Oct 15, 2014|Child Injury, Child Safety, Domestic Violence|0 Comments|

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and pink ribbons adorn everything from cereal boxes to NFL players’ gloves. It’s an important cause, and by raising awareness each year, people across America have helped to raise funds for research and services to help women and their families. However, October is also National Domestic Violence Awareness Month,… Read More

Oct 10, 2014

Nashville Votes Rocky as One of Its Top 3 Lawyers

By |Oct 10, 2014|2014 Best of Nashville, 2014 Best of Nashville Voting, About RML, Lawyer, legal advice, Nashville Attorney, Nashville Lawyer, Nashville Scene, Nashville Scene Best of Nashville, personal injury, RML in the Community, Rocky McElhaney, Rocky McElhaney Law Firm, Tennessee Attorney, Tennessee Lawyer, Top Lawyers, Work Injury|0 Comments|

Nashville has given the peoples’ lawyer, Rocky McElhaney, a huge shout-out! In Nashville Scene Magazine’s “2014 Best of Nashville- Homegrown” annual reader’s poll issue, Rocky was chosen as one of the top three attorneys in Nashville out of thousands of possible candidates. The Morristown native says, “Over the years, I’ve been blessed with the opportunity… Read More

Oct 7, 2014

6 Relaxing Nashville Fall Dates on a Dime

By |Oct 7, 2014|2014 Best of Nashville, About RML, Accident, Adventure Science Center, Adventure Sports, Arrington Vineyards, Attorney, Bridge over Briley Parkway, Car Accident, car wreck, Case Review, Catastrophic Injury, Centennial Park, Chattanooga Lawyer, Child Birth Injury, Client Service Information, Cumberland River Pedestrian Bridge, Dates on a Dime in Nashville, East Tennessee Lawyer, Free Activities in Nashville, Free Consultation, Handicapp Accessible Nashville Activities, I-24, I-40, I-440, I-65, Injury, Injury Lawyer, Insurance Claims, Kentucky Lawyers, Kingsport Lawyer, Knoxville Attorney, Lawrenceburg Lawyer, Lawsuit, Love Park in Nashville, Lover's Circle, Low-Risk Recreational Activities Nashville, Morristown Lawyer, Musician's Corner, Nashville Attorney, Nashville Fairgrounds, Nashville Fall Activities for Couples, Nashville Sites, Nashville Tourism, Nashville Visit, Nashvillians, No-So Touristy Sites in Nashville, Pedestrian Bridge, Product Liability, Relaxing Activities in Nashville, Relaxing Fall Dates, Rocky McElhaney Law Firm, Romantic Dates in Nashville, Serious Injuries, Social Security Disability Benefits, The Nashville Flea Market, Workers' Compensation Specialist|0 Comments|

We are more than happy to get cases started for many folks who call us for help over the phone and even have our attorneys make visits to their home or hospital if necessary. Even so, a lot of people still choose to meet with us at our office on Music Row in Nashville, Tennessee.… Read More

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