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Feb 27, 2015

Tennessee Car Wreck Attorneys Seeing Terrible Trends in Avoidable Pedestrian Accidents

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Two nights ago, a 42 year old Lawrence County man was struck by a TDOT salt truck and killed.  The man was near a mailbox on a rural road and wintery gusts of snow and rain were blamed for the low visibility that caused the driver not to see the man.  Earlier this month a… Read More

  • WZTV Fox 17 Nashville News Reporter, Jen French sits down with Tennessee Car Wreck Attorney, Rocky McElhaney to pick his brain about her special Waste Watch investigation into MNPD cop crashes and disappearing dash cam video of officer-involved crashes.
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    Rocky McElhaney- Tennessee Car Accident Attorney Talks to Fox 17 About the MNPD Dash Cam Dilemma

Feb 24, 2015

Rocky McElhaney- Tennessee Car Accident Attorney Talks to Fox 17 About the MNPD Dash Cam Dilemma

By |Feb 24, 2015|car accidents, car insurance, car wreck, Injury, Metro Nashville Officer-Involved Crash, MNPD Dash Cam Video, personal injury, Post-Car Wreck Checklist, Spolation of Evidence, workers compensation|0 Comments|

Nashville WZTV Fox 17’s, Jen French  sat down with Rocky McElhaney, one of Nashville Scene Reader’s Poll Top Three Attorneys, to discuss the Metro Nashville Police Department practice of not saving dash camera footage of officer-involved crashes and what civilians involved in such crashes can do to protect themselves.   The following is candid discussion about the topic… Read More

  • Fox 17 Waste Watch Dash Cam Footage Investigation
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    Disappearing MNPD Dash Camera Footage of Officer-Involved Crashes- What’s an Injured Civilian to Do?

Feb 24, 2015

Disappearing MNPD Dash Camera Footage of Officer-Involved Crashes- What’s an Injured Civilian to Do?

By |Feb 24, 2015|car accidents, car insurance, car wreck, Dash Cam Footage, Fox 17 Waste Watch Report, Injury, MNPD, Officer Dash Camera Video, personal injury, Rocky McElhaney Law Firm, Spolation of Evidence, Tennessee Car Accident Lawyer|0 Comments|

The February 23, 2015, Nashville WZTV Fox 17 Waste Watch Special Investigation seeks Rocky McElhaney’s help in understanding the implications that this “missing” footage has on an accident investigation and what civilians injured in these officer-caused crashes can do to help themselves.  The job of law enforcement is a dangerous one.  Just trying to get to a… Read More

Feb 23, 2015

From the Sled to the Stretcher: ’Tis the Season for Sledding Accidents

By |Feb 23, 2015|personal injury, Premises Liability, Sledding Accident|0 Comments|

“I surveyed the ground:  no people, no trees, soft slopes all the way down.  Then I took off- laughing and flying down the hill at Two Rivers Park in Nashville.  I had gotten turned around as I coasted downward, so I kept looking behind me to check to see where I was headed. Out of the… Read More

Feb 19, 2015

Is Your Employer In Compliance With Tennessee’s New OSHA Reporting Rules?

By |Feb 19, 2015|Dangerous, Injury, On-the-job Injury, OSHA Compliance, OSHA Guidelines, OSHA Reporting, TOSHA Reporting, workers compensation, Workplace Injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration) is a part of the United States Department of Labor and created by Congress to assure safe and healthy working conditions by setting standards and guidelines and providing information, training and assistance to workers and employees. To help accomplish this goal, the organization affords workers protections under the law without the retaliation or discrimination… Read More

  • After the Portland, Tennessee Wreck, Attorney Rocky McElhaney Sifts Through Wreckage with Accident Reconstructionist
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    After the Wreck: When RML’s on the Case, They’re also in the Case

Feb 12, 2015

After the Wreck: When RML’s on the Case, They’re also in the Case

By |Feb 12, 2015|About RML, Accident, Accident Reconstructionist, Accident Scene Reconstructionist, Accidents, Air Bag Recall, Attorney, Big Lawsuit, Brain Trauma Symptoms, Car Accident, Car Accident Checklist, Car Wreck Injury Calculator, Catastrophic Injury, Collision, Cost of Representation for Car Wreck, Cost of Representation for Wrongful Death, Expert Witness, Gallatin Lawyer, Gallatin Personal Injury Law Firm, Gallatin Tennessee Attorney, Gallatin Tennessee Lawyer, Head Trauma Symptoms, Injury Lawyer, Insurance Adjuster, Insurance Claims, Insurance Policy, Multiple Injuries, Nashville Attorney, Spoilation, Tennessee Auto Accident Attorney, Tennessee Car Wreck, Tennessee Catastrophic Injury Lawyer, Trial Lawyer, Truck Accident, Truck Driver At-Fault, Truck Wreck|0 Comments|

A good injury lawyer can’t operate solely from behind a desk or a telephone.  And an amazing trial lawyer can’t emote and accurately illustrate the facts of a wreck for a  judge or jury without truly putting themselves right into  the story of his or her clients, where it often hurts the most- at the scene of… Read More

  • When and Why Will a Lawyer Hire an Accident Reconstructionist?
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    When and Why A Lawyer Will Hire An Accident Reconstructionist

Feb 11, 2015

When and Why A Lawyer Will Hire An Accident Reconstructionist

By |Feb 11, 2015|Accident Reconstructionist, car accidents, car insurance, car wreck, Disputed Liability Auto Accident Case, Expert Witness, Injury, personal injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

Serious injuries suffered in car wrecks that involve cases of disputed liability, often involve a lawyer having to hire an expert to put the pieces back together to give a visual of what happened in the wreck.  And although experts often charge a substantial fee, your attorney will not retain one unless it will add… Read More

Feb 9, 2015

American Association For Justice Safe Driving Policy Program

By |Feb 9, 2015|car accidents, Distracted Driving, safety, Safety Tips, Uncategorized|0 Comments|

The American Association for Justice (AAJ) is a group based in Washington D.C. that works to support and improve the legal system from the ground up. The association provides a networking resource for trial attorneys across the country to seek information and provide professional support in order to most effectively represent our clients. The AAJ… Read More

  • Childproofing for Expectant Parents and Veteran Child-proofers too!
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    Childproofing Checklist for Expectant Parents and Veteran Child-Proofers

Feb 6, 2015

Childproofing Checklist for Expectant Parents and Veteran Child-Proofers

By |Feb 6, 2015|Baby-Proofing Checklist, Child -Proofing Checklist, Child Birth Injury, Child Injury, Child Safety, Infant-Proofing Checklist, Product Liability, Toddler-Proofing Checklist|0 Comments|

As one of Nashville’s top injury law firms we’ve seen our share of unfortunate accidents that resulted in serious injury or death of a child, which could have been prevented.  Part of our firm’s mission is to remain vigilant in helping injury victims and their families after an unfortunate event.  We try to educate people… Read More

Feb 4, 2015

Uber Passengers: Do You Know Who’s Responsible if You’re Hurt in a Wreck While Riding with Uber?

By |Feb 4, 2015|car accidents, car insurance, car wreck, Dangerous, Lyft Drivers, Negligence in Hiring, Negligent Uber Driver Causes Accident, Uber Drivers, Unqualified Rideshare Drivers, Unqualified Uber Drivers, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

Spawn of the mobile app explosion and born of efficiency, Uber, the taxi, private car, and rideshare system, has become a hit with generation x, y and z.  Gallivanters just love to get around using Uber because they don’t have to call a surly dispatcher or hail a cab on the street.  All a rider… Read More

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