If a Car Cuts Me Off and I Hit Them, Am I Liable?

Aggressive driving causes numerous problems on today’s roads. If another driver cuts you off, you likely didn’t have enough time to stop to avoid striking them. Who is responsible, then? Often, the other driver, but there are limitations to this. At Rocky McElhaney Law Firm, we can offer insight into your rights in this situation.…

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Can I Reopen My Nashville Car Accident Claim?

Most of the time, you cannot open a car accident claim once it is closed. Here is a common scenario. You are in a car accident that causes significant injury. You rush through the process of filing a claim. Then, you learn you are going to need additional surgery, or you may never regain full…

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What’s Making Roads Unsafe in Davidson County?

The Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security (DSHS) keeps a running total of crashes throughout Tennessee and its various counties. 2023 saw 34,130 crashes across the state. Davidson County saw 24,902 of these crashes. What’s interesting to us, however, are the reasons behind these accidents. The DSHS lists these other reasons for car accidents…

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Lack of Seat Belts Is Killing Tennessee Drivers and Passengers

Some data out of the Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security (DSHS) recently caught our attention. Their analysis of fatal and serious injury crashes shows some troubling information – mostly that people don’t seem to be wearing their seat belts. The state of Tennessee saw over 6,000 fatal and serious injury crashes in 2023.…

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Can the Brain Heal from a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Traumatic brain injuries are one of the most common types of injuries diagnosed after an accident. However, these injuries can be very complicated to understand as they are typically different for each individual. For example, one person with a traumatic brain injury may experience difficulties and complications for the rest of their life, while another…

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The Autonomous Vehicle Backlash Has Begun

As autonomous vehicles continue to advance in technology and become more prevalent on our roads, it is important to recognize the potential dangers they pose and take proactive measures to ensure safety. While autonomous vehicles offer the promise of enhanced convenience and efficiency, concerns arise regarding their ability to navigate complex traffic situations, respond to…

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What Is a Cardiac Contusion?

We all know that car accidents can lead to severe injuries not just for us, but for other drivers or victims as well. From head wounds, to lacerations, to broken bones, the number of injuries you can sustain from a car accident are practically endless. And on top of that endless list, we’re adding another…

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