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Apr 22, 2015

Rocky Turns a $25K Offer the Day Before Trial into a $290K Jury Verdict

By |Apr 22, 2015|About RML, Accident, Accidents, Back Injury, Big Lawsuit, car wreck, Car Wreck Injury Calculator, Case Evaluation, Case Review, Case Worth, Catastrophic Injury, head concussion, I-24, Injury Lawyer, Insurance Claims Representative, Insurance Company, Jury Verdict, Medical Bills, Personal Injury Attorney Nashville, Trial Lawyer|0 Comments|

Last week, Rocky, our in house trial tech, Doug, and I had the privilege of going to trial for a 33 year-old former Iraqi war veteran for injuries arising out of a horrific car wreck on March 1, 2012. The driver of the at-fault vehicle was seen swerving and driving at a high rate of… Read More

Apr 21, 2015

Think that the driver who hit you was texting but not sure? Technology might have the answer.

By |Apr 21, 2015|About RML, car accidents, car insurance, car wreck, ComSonics, Distracted Driving, Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Injury, litigation, personal injury, Rocky McElhaney Law Firm Knoxville Office, Tennessee Auto Accident Attorney, Tennessee Law, Tennessee Trial Lawyer, Texting Radar Detection, Texting Radar Gun, Texting While Driving, Trial Lawyer, Vehicle Impact, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

Our attorneys have taken several depositions of at-fault drivers before that have told bold-faced lies under oath.  Sometimes it’s hard to get the whole truth and nothing but the truth, because they are ashamed or embarrassed of their actions (as with texting while driving or driving distracted), and rightly so- distracted driving kills.  Obviously, lying… Read More

Apr 15, 2015

Still Ford “Tough?“ The Auto Giant Puts Steel in the Rearview Mirror in Favor of Safer but More Costly Aluminum

By |Apr 15, 2015|About RML, Accidents, Attorney, car accidents, car insurance, Car Manufacturer, Commercial Truck Accident, Driver Safety, East Tennessee Lawyer, Ford F-150, Gallatin Lawyer, Gallatin Tennessee Lawyer, Injury Lawyer, Knoxville Lawyer, Nashville Attorney, Safe Cars, Safe Trucks, Truck Accident, Truck Wreck, Why You Need a Lawyer|0 Comments|

In an effort to lighten the engine weight to improve gas mileage in their new F-150 by an average of nearly 25 percent, Ford Motor Company has made the daring switch to aluminum- amidst gasps of horror from their hardcore demographic of car buyers that have been raised up with the mentality that steel is… Read More

Apr 14, 2015

The Hopelessness of Truck Accidents:  Yet Another Life Lost in a Catastrophic Murfreesboro ABF Truck Wreck Today

By |Apr 14, 2015|car wreck, Catastrophic Injury, Tennessee Trial Lawyer, Top Lawyers, Truck Accident, Truck Driver At-Fault, Truck Driver Error, Truck Wreck, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

Just after 8am this morning another unsuspecting driver lost their life as a result of a semi-truck crossing over into oncoming traffic and hitting his vehicle with the force of nearly 70 tons.  The tragic wreck happened in Murfreesboro on Highway 840 between mile markers 61 and 65. Though THP Officials are still investigating, it… Read More

Apr 10, 2015

New TMS Therapy To Help TBI-Depression Sufferers After Vehicle Wrecks

By |Apr 10, 2015|About RML, Accidents, Bicycle Accident, Boating Accident, Brain Damage, Brain Injury Symptoms, Brain Trauma Symptoms, Car Accident Checklist, car accidents, car insurance, Catastrophic Injury, Cerebellum Injury, East Tennessee Depression Sufferers, East Tennessee Personal Injury Attorney, Knoxville Depression Treatment, Motorcycle Accident, Motorcycle Wreck, Nashville Lawyer, personal injury, Personal Injury Attorney Nashville, Psychological Damages, RML Knoxville, Rocky McElhaney Law Firm, TBI, TMS, TMS Knoxville, Traumatic Brain Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury Cure, Truck Wreck|0 Comments|

If the doctor has told you that you’ve suffered a concussion or traumatic brain injury (TBI) as a result of an auto, motorcycle, or truck wreck it can be an extremely difficult and confusing time for you and your family.  Learning to cope with and understand all of your symptoms is often emotionally taxing not… Read More

Apr 8, 2015

4-Year Old Killed in Cherokee Fuel Tank Explosion After Rear End Collision

By |Apr 8, 2015|About RML, Accident, car accidents, Child Injury, Child Safety, Jeep Gas Tank Recall, Product Liability, Product Liability Lawsuit, Reasonable Expectation, Recall, Reporting a Wreck to Insurance, Reporting an Accident to Insurance, RML Knoxville, Rocky McElhaney Law Firm, Serious Injuries, Takata Recall, Tennessee Attorney, Tennessee Auto Accident Attorney, Tennessee Federal Court Cases, Tennessee Laws, Tennessee Lawyer, Trial Lawyer, Vehicle Collision, Vehicle Impact, Verdicts, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

Tragically, without the warning of recall or knowledge of a recall, in the last decade so many drivers have lost their lives as a result of manufacturer defects and poor design of their vehicles.  National media coverage has surged around the Takata Airbag recalls which we discussed in an earlier blog. The numbers are staggering with… Read More

Apr 7, 2015

$8.5 Million Federal Ad Campaign, “U Drive. U Text. U Pay.”

By |Apr 7, 2015|About RML, Accidents, Dangerous, Distracted Driving, Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Fatal Crash, Fatal Wreck, Motorcycle Accident, Motorcycle Wreck, Multi-Car Vehicle Wreck, NHTSA, Texting While Driving, Truck Accident|0 Comments|

Entering the fifth year of the campaign, Distracted Driving Awareness Month is continuing to make a difference in driver behavior and brining much needed attention to this epidemic in hopes of saving lives all across the country. While the annual event has no official sponsor, the NHTSA has taken the reigns with its “U Drive. U Text. U… Read More

Apr 2, 2015

How Do I Choose the Right Lawyer?

By |Apr 2, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

In one moment an accident completely changed your life.  It wasn’t your fault.  You were badly hurt, you have tens of thousands of dollars in medical bills, you can’t work, and now you don’t know how you’re even going to keep the lights on- let alone pay for the future medical care you desperately need.  It can feel like the… Read More

Apr 1, 2015

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, No It’s Just State Farm: The Dehumanizing of the Insurance Industry

By |Apr 1, 2015|About RML, Accident, Accident Scene Reconstructionist, Accidents, Drone Claim Investigation, I-24, I-40, I-440, I-65, Injury Lawyer, insurance, Insurance Adjuster, Insurance Claims, Insurance Companies, Insurance Company Using Drones, Insurance Policy, Personal Injury Attorney Nashville, State Farm Drones, Tennessee Attorney, Tennessee Auto Accident Attorney, Tennessee Car Accident Lawyer, Tennessee Car Wreck, UAS Drones|0 Comments|

In an interesting turn of events, the insurance giant State Farm, which is known for its widely recognized slogan, “Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there,” designed to invoke a sense of omnipresent, peace of mind in its consumers; is now going to be the first to pull real human beings out of the… Read More

Mar 30, 2015

It’s March Madness at Rocky Law Firm

By |Mar 30, 2015|About RML, Accident, Accidents, BRC, Car Accident, car accidents, March Madness 2015, personal injury, Personal Injury Attorney Nashville, Uncategorized, Workers' Compensation Laws, Workers' Compensation Specialist, Workers' Rights, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

Come See What We’ve Been Up To… The big insurance companies are feelin’ the full court press from Rocky Law Firm’s Gladiators in Suits this month.  Our attorneys are at the top of their game and in a league of their own.  Here are some of the power plays our MVP’s have been making on… Read More

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