Nov 23, 2018

Truck Rollover Accidents – Why They Happen

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Rollover accidents involving trucks are common across the nation. This type of accident has the potential to inflict serious, and sometimes deadly injuries to nearby drivers and their passengers. Because of its size, a truck that rolls over may cause damage to numerous vehicles at once. Roadways in Tennessee and throughout the nation are the [...]

Nov 15, 2018

Identifying Distracted Drivers on the Road

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A 50 year decline in motor vehicle fatalities has reversed course in the last several years due in part to the ever increasing use of mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2016, distracted driving crashes resulted in nearly 3,450 fatalities and 391,000 people injured. [...]

Nov 8, 2018

Top Factors Contributing to Truck Accidents

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Trucking accidents generally have outcomes that are more catastrophic in nature than other types of car wrecks. The tremendous size and weight of many commercial trucks, in particular, 18 wheeler semi-rigs, can leave passengers of standard sized sedans and even SUVs and smaller lightweight trucks at a tremendous disadvantage upon impact. A large truck can [...]

Oct 18, 2018

Rocky McElhaney Was Named “Best Attorney” in Scene’s “Best of Nashville” Readers’ Poll for the 4th Year!

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Rocky McElhaney Law Firm is excited to report that our firm founder, Rocky McElhaney, just pulled off a “four”-peat! Rocky was named “Best Attorney” in Scene magazine’s 2018 “Best of Nashville” annual Readers’ Poll once again. We are so proud of Rocky, but we are equally grateful to all of YOU, for continuing to vote [...]

Oct 16, 2018

Traumatic Brain Injuries May Increase Suicide Risk

By |Oct 16, 2018|Brain Injuries|0 Comments

Doctors, researchers, and scientists have made amazing inroads into understanding the brain and how it works. However, there are still endless things about it we don't understand. And, because the brain handles so many roles in so many important bodily functions, a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can have long-term and serious implications. Medical professionals are [...]

Oct 12, 2018

Truck Drivers Who Speed Take Other Risks, Study Says

By |Oct 12, 2018|Truck Accidents|0 Comments

SmartDrive Systems released a report earlier this year with some interesting findings about truck drivers and their driving habits. SmartDrive, a company specializing in video safety and transportation intelligence, releases periodic SmartIQ Beat Snapshots that provide in-depth analysis of fleet performance trends and behaviors. Their latest report, the “Speeding Drivers Snapshot for Trucking,” aggregates and [...]

Oct 9, 2018

Do Red Light Cameras Really Work?

By |Oct 9, 2018|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

If you've passed a driver's test and currently drive a vehicle (or even ride a bike), you know that a yellow light means “slow down.” But – let's be honest – we've probably all pushed a little harder on the gas once or twice when that light turns amber to avoid getting stuck sitting at [...]