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

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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 […]

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 […]

May 23, 2017

Cognitive Challenges for People Living with Traumatic Brain Injury

By |May 23, 2017|Brain Injuries|0 Comments

Cognition refers to the thinking process. Whether you are trying to decide whether to have chocolate or vanilla ice cream, or solving quadratic equations, each is a function of cognition. In a brain that has suffered a traumatic injury, cognition or the ability to think and know, act on what you think, remember what […]

May 4, 2017

Treatment Options for Traumatic Brain Injuries Explained

By |May 4, 2017|Brain Injuries|0 Comments

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) vary significantly in severity and long-term effects. While mild TBIs may only require at-home treatments and rest, more severe conditions often require years of medical treatment and rehabilitation. There are a few ways that doctors might treat you or your loved one if one of you sustains a TBI.

Emergency treatment […]

Apr 27, 2017

Types of Traumatic Brain Injuries Sustained in Nashville Accidents

By |Apr 27, 2017|Brain Injuries|0 Comments

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) affect more than a million Americans each year with various degrees of severity. While mild TBIs may cause temporary brain malfunctions, severe injuries can have lifelong medical effects. It is essential that you have comprehensive representation from experienced Nashville traumatic brain injury attorneys to ensure you receive the compensation you […]

Apr 20, 2017

Understanding the Causes of Traumatic Brain Injury

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

The lasting effects of a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) can forever alter the life of a victim, as well as the victim’s family. As reported by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 1.5 million Americans experience some level of TBI each year. Of that number, more than 50,000 of these incidents prove fatal.

Numerous events […]

Mar 14, 2017

Catheter Ablation Therapy for Irregular Heartbeat Linked to Brain Injury

By |Mar 14, 2017|Brain Injuries|0 Comments

Catheter ablation (sometimes called Cardiac Catheter Ablation) is a common procedure used to treat some types of arrhythmias that don’t respond to medication. The therapy involves a series of small tubes (catheters) inserted through small incisions; the tubes are specially designed to focus laser light, radio frequency signals or cold temperatures in order to […]

Mar 9, 2017

Research May Have Found a Definitive Way to Diagnose Concussion

By |Mar 9, 2017|Brain Injuries|0 Comments

Traumatic brain injury affects almost 2 million people each year. While millions live with the effects of TBI, hundreds of thousands of people go undiagnosed every year. Unfortunately, this is an effect of the current state of medical research. At the moment, the most common test for a mild traumatic brain injury (concussion) is […]

Feb 10, 2017

A Couple’s Journey Through the Trials of Traumatic Brain Injury

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

Hope and Bill Moffett enjoyed years together as partners in more than one endeavor; their marriage included a blended family of six and nine grandchildren, and the two collaborated in wine trade publications, seminars and shows. Together, the couple traveled regularly to attend tastings and judge events. In 2008, they were looking forward to […]

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