Aug 16, 2017

Congratulations, Rocky McElhaney, on Being Selected for Inclusion in the National Brain Injury Trial Lawyers Association – Top 25!

By |Aug 16, 2017|Brain Injuries|0 Comments

The Rocky McElhaney Law Firm has always fought to protect the rights and futures of people who have sustained traumatic brain injuries. We know what kind of challenges a TBI victim will face on the road to his or her recovery, and how an act of negligence can change a person’s life – and […]

Jul 20, 2017

Why ER Doctors Often Fail to Diagnose a Traumatic Brain Injury

By |Jul 20, 2017|Brain Injuries|0 Comments

If a traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs at a construction site, in a motor vehicle accident, because a defective product explodes, or due to a workplace accident, the first place most victims go to is their local hospital emergency room. Patients rely on the ER to discover the TBI because early intervention can help […]

Jul 18, 2017

Uninsured and Underinsured Driver Coverage in Tennessee

By |Jul 18, 2017|Insurance Companies|0 Comments

You were hurt in an accident. You have $20,000 in medical bills because just walking into the emergency room costs a fortune. You couldn’t work at your well-paying job for months and lost another $15,000 in wages. Your broken arm hurts like the dickens. You can’t scratch the itch because it’s in a cast. […]

Jul 13, 2017

Wide-Turn Truck Accidents are Pervasive in Tennessee

By |Jul 13, 2017|Truck Accidents|0 Comments

How many times have you seen a large truck or a tractor-trailer have difficulty trying to make a turn at an intersection? Often, they get halfway through the turn and then have to back up and re-steer. Cars to the right of the truck and cars in oncoming lanes hold their breath in the […]

Jul 11, 2017

Who is Responsible in Left-Hand Turn Cases in Tennessee?

By |Jul 11, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

The beginning rule of thumb in intersection accidents is that the person making the left-hand turn was at fault. Tennessee traffic laws require that the car making the left-hand turn wait for oncoming cars to proceed straight through the intersection before they start their turn. We know how frustrating this can be. If you […]

Jul 6, 2017

Rocky McElhaney Named President-Elect of the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association

By |Jul 6, 2017|News|0 Comments

All of us at the Rocky McElhaney Law Firm would like to offer a giant “Congratulations!” to Rocky, who has just been named the President-Elect for the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association! This is an incredible honor, and we know that Rocky will do an amazing job helping to lead an incredible organization. Next year, […]

Jun 29, 2017

Traumatic Brain Injuries at Tennessee Construction Sites

By |Jun 29, 2017|Brain Injuries|0 Comments

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) resulting from blows and bumps to the head are all too common occurrences at construction sites. These catastrophic injuries can cause permanent brain damage, loss of cognitive function, an inability to communicate, inability to use parts of the body, and lots of physical and emotional pain. Concussions are a common […]

Jun 27, 2017

Takata Files for Bankruptcy, Leaving More Devastation in Its Wake

By |Jun 27, 2017|Personal Injury|0 Comments

If you were one of the 180 injury victims, or loved one of the 14 people who died as a result of Takata’s exploding airbags, the chances are good that you were thrilled in February when you learned that Takata would pay $1 billion in compensation and fines – because finally, finally, the manufacturer […]

Jun 23, 2017

Traffic Crash Deaths Make Biggest Increase in Almost a Decade

By |Jun 23, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

When you combine all the factors such as lower gas prices, an increase in vehicle miles traveled and add to that the negligent habits of distracted driving and speeding you get one of the deadliest years in almost a decade for drivers in the U.S.

The National Safety Council (NSC) published a report that highlights […]

Jun 8, 2017

Tennessee Highway Patrol is Cracking Down on Distracted Driving

By |Jun 8, 2017|Distracted Driving|0 Comments

Texting while driving is against the law in Tennessee and it has been since 2009, yet Tennesseans along with other Americans on roads and highways throughout the United States do not seem to think that the law applies to them as drivers continue to read and respond to text messages, emails and surf the […]

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