Aug 25, 2016

Congratulations, Justin Hight, for Making it to Federal Court

By |Aug 25, 2016|News|0 Comments

There are some cases that are complex enough that they must be heard in a federal court. This can present a problem for an injury victim, if his or her attorney is not licensed to practice at the federal level. But it won’t present a problem for any of Justin Hight’s clients.

The Rocky McElahney […]

Aug 23, 2016

Military Medical Malpractice Claims Can Be Valid Despite Feres

By |Aug 23, 2016|Medical Negligence|0 Comments

The members of our armed forces dedicate their lives to a cause that puts them squarely in the path of danger on a more a less daily basis. We reward them for this service with the promise of advancement opportunity, continuing education, and the chance to travel the world. Take care of the family, […]

Aug 19, 2016

Drug Trials Beginning 2nd Phase Are Proving Effective for Victims of Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injury

By |Aug 19, 2016|Brain Injuries|0 Comments

Traumatic brain injury changes lives. While research is ongoing, leading neuroscientists still struggle to understand exactly how the brain works. This knowledge is crucial in learning how to heal damaged brain tissue- or so we thought. Researchers from the California-based private firm SanBio, Inc., have developed a treatment regimen that may sidestep the need […]

Aug 16, 2016

Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Doesn’t Have to Happen

By |Aug 16, 2016|Brain Injuries|0 Comments

In Victoria, Australia, a comprehensive long-term effort to reduce traumatic brain injury has seen incredible success. A new study has found that the incidence of severe TBI resulting from vehicle crashes involving occupants, bicyclists, or pedestrians has fallen significantly over the past nine years. The study examined the effects injury prevention campaigns, mass media […]

Aug 11, 2016

What You Need to Know About Getting Injured on Vacation

By |Aug 11, 2016|Personal Injury|0 Comments

As summer draws to a close and the mercury blows the top off the thermometer, we’re entering prime vacation season. You work hard all year to go away with the family and enjoy a week or two of rest and relaxation, but an unexpected injury can quickly ruin a vacation for the unprepared traveler. […]

Aug 9, 2016

Cargo Spills a “Hot” Topic in Mt. Pleasant

By |Aug 9, 2016|Truck Accidents|0 Comments

We cover the dangers of big rigs and their cargo all the time. Whether we talk about rear-end collisions, underride guards, blind spots, poor maintenance, or fatal tire blowouts, nothing brings home the consequences of an accident like a real-world example. A crash in Mt. Pleasant in late June illustrated just how dangerous cargo […]

Aug 8, 2016

Rocky Wants a Repeat! Best of Nashville Voting is Happening, and We Need Your Help!

By |Aug 8, 2016|News, Personal Injury|0 Comments

The polls are open, folks, for the 2016 Best of Nashville, sponsored by Nashville Scene. The Rocky McElhaney Law Firm got a taste of greatness when we were voted Number One by all of you last year, and now we want to repeat last year’s victory with another win this year!

In order to vote […]

Aug 4, 2016

Bipartisan Effort to Address Opioid Epidemic Crippled by Lack of Funding

By |Aug 4, 2016|Dangerous Drug|0 Comments

The Department of Health and Human Services, in response to the ongoing opioid epidemic that is plaguing the country, developed an initiative last year to address the epidemic and save lives. To accomplish this, the agency targeted three key areas:

Improving prescribing practices,
Expanding access to and use of medication-assisted treatment, and
Expanding the […]

Aug 2, 2016

Avoiding Medication Errors Starts at Home

By |Aug 2, 2016|Dangerous Drug|0 Comments

With the daunting news that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the country, patients everywhere are more concerned than ever. That concern is well founded; complex medical jargon, invasive surgical procedures, and new and unfamiliar prescription medication can be intimidating and confusing. However, as a patient, you have a right […]

Aug 1, 2016

Keep Your Family Safe While Enjoying the Summer Holidays

By |Aug 1, 2016|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Summer is officially here, and with it, all the things that make life so fun. Barbecues and days by the pool, cocktails by the fire pit at night, the hum of mosquitoes and the shimmer of heat on the pavement; all telltale signs that our favorite time of the year is here again. We […]

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