Oct 12, 2017

Three-Peat! Three-Peat! Rocky Is Voted the Best of Nashville for the Third Year in a Row!

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The first time, we were excited. The second time, we were thrilled. But for this three-peat, we are ECSTATIC to announce that for the third year in a row, Rocky McElhaney has been named the number one “Best Attorney in Nashville” in the Scene Magazine’s “Best Of Nashville” Annual Reader’s Poll!

We felt like we […]

Oct 10, 2017

Do Women Experience Traumatic Brain Injuries Differently Than Men?

By |Oct 10, 2017|Brain Injuries|0 Comments

The International Journal of Critical Injury and Science recently reported a clinical study done on the epidemiological consequences of traumatic brain injuries in women and how TBIs on women differ from male TBIs. The studies were conducted in India. Most studies, prior to this Indian female study, have been about men. The study yielded […]

Oct 5, 2017

I-65 Tennessee Truck Crash Kills the Driver of a Semi-Trailer

By |Oct 5, 2017|Truck Accidents|0 Comments

Fox 17 News Nashville reported on May 24, 2017 that a Mississippi driver of a large truck was killed when his semi-truck veered off the road and into a line of trees. The accident happened early in the morning on the southbound lane of Interstate 65 in Robertson County. The southbound lane was closed […]

Oct 3, 2017

Tennessee Weather-Related Truck Accidents

By |Oct 3, 2017|Truck Accidents|0 Comments

Truck drivers and the shipping companies who hire the drivers need to be especially alert to the dangers of inclement weather. While bad weather is a danger for drivers of all vehicle types, truck accidents are more likely to cause death and severe injuries than car collisions when the sun is too bright, the […]

Sep 29, 2017

Photophobia and Traumatic Brain Injury

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

A report by Optometry Review published in December 2015 explored common vision problems, especially photophobia, that occur after a traumatic brain injury. The report was prepared by Christopher L. Shur, OD, and several other eye doctors. To determine the severity of at TBI (mild to severe), doctors usually use a Glasgow coma scale. According […]

Sep 26, 2017

Bad Brakes Can Cause Tennessee Truck Accidents

By |Sep 26, 2017|Truck Accidents|0 Comments

It is essential that the brakes on 18-wheelers, semi-rigs, and other large trucks be in good working order. It takes large trucks longer to stop than smaller trucks and cars. When truck accidents do occur, they often cause more serious harm to the truck driver and the drivers and passengers in other cars than […]

Sep 21, 2017

Concussions and the Increased Risk of Suicide

By |Sep 21, 2017|Brain Injuries|0 Comments

A 2016 study by the Canadian Medical Association Journal analyzed the effects of concussions on the risk of suicide. Concussions are a possible injury for anyone who suffers a traumatic brain injury due to any type of vehicle accident, sports injury, physical attack, or other trauma to the head. The study was initiated in […]

Sep 19, 2017

Inadequate Truck Driver Training and Trucking Company Vicarious Liability

By |Sep 19, 2017|Truck Accidents|0 Comments

While not every truck accident with a passenger vehicle is caused by the truck driver, more often, the passenger vehicle occupants suffer the most severe injuries because of the massive size difference between the two vehicles. Truck drivers receive classroom training and behind the wheel training in how to drive tractor trailers safely, but […]

Sep 14, 2017

Car Seat and Seat Belt Laws in Tennessee

By |Sep 14, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Tennessee law does require that vehicle operators and passengers take specific safety measures before going out on the roads and highways. There are a number of vehicle safety regulations specific to young children:

If the child is less than one year old or weighs under 20 pounds, he or she must be secured in […]

Sep 12, 2017

Why Wide Truck Turns Are So Dangerous

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In any collision with a truck, it is the car and the occupants of the car that will take the brunt of the impact. In many cases, the car occupants may die or suffer serious catastrophic injuries. Many cars think they are safe when then are to the right of a truck while waiting […]

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