With the spring semester coming to a close, many inexperienced student workers in Montana will be looking for employment opportunities over the summer. When seeking employment, it is important to know that some employers take advantage of these students by failing to train them and by exposing them to unsafe work conditions which result in devastating workplace injuries.
It’s Super Bowl season, parties are planned, tickets are sold out, and the fans are abuzz. It’s one of the biggest annual sporting events in the world, but this year the talk isn’t all about Broncos and Panthers. The big talking point for Super Bowl 50 and this entire season has been concussions.
Every state in the country, including Montana, requires that drivers carry a minimum amount of auto liability insurance to protect others against the negligence of those operating motor vehicles. Unfortunately, the minimum liability insurance limits imposed by state legislatures are never high enough to adequately compensate the victims of auto accidents who are seriously injured as a result of another driver’s negligence.
In a recent episode of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight”, John Oliver lampooned our neighbor, North Dakota for being too hospitable – especially towards oil companies. Focusing on the Bakken Oil Fields, Oliver’s piece touched on many of the legal repercussions of the oil boom. Although the segment starts off on a light-hearted note, it takes a grim turn as the realities of his satirical tone become apparent.
If you are ever injured in an auto or trucking accident in Montana and seek medical attention for those injuries, it is important that you be made aware of the predatory collection practices employed by hospitals across the State of Montana. Continue reading “Hospital Auto Insurance Billing Practices”
The emotional distress and grief endured by those who have lost a loved one in a car or trucking accident is unimaginable. In addition, it can result in financial disaster for families whose breadwinners are killed through no fault of their own. Fortunately, Montana law allows individuals to pursue a wrongful death claim against the person responsible for causing the fatal car or trucking accident.
Every State in the country requires that drivers carry a minimum amount of auto liability insurance coverage to provide compensation to people who suffer personal injuries in an auto or trucking accident. The mandatory minimum insurance limits in Montana are $25,000 per person and $50,000 per accident. While these amounts may seem adequate to cover the damages suffered by most people injured in auto and trucking accidents, in most serious accidents, these amounts are far too low to compensate injured victims for their sizeable medical expenses and loss of income as a result of not being able to work. Continue reading “Montana Drivers Should Protect Themselves by Learning about Auto Insurance”
When you’re involved in a car accident, the stress of dealing with the law, insurance companies and everyone else involved can be overwhelming. Having an experienced car accident lawyer working for you can help you through the process and any personal injury lawsuit that follows the accident. Here are 5 of the top reasons to retain a lawyer after being involved in a car accident in Montana. Continue reading “Top 5 Reasons To Retain A Car Accident Injury Lawyer in Montana”
Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States and its acceptance in society continues to grow as more and more states begin to legalize it. Four states have recently legalized the substance and a recent report has predicted that another 18 states will legalize marijuana by 2020. Continue reading “Montana Auto Accidents Involving the use of Marijuana”
Car Accidents are unfortunately a common occurrence in Montana and many other states. Whether the accident happens on the street or highway, those involved can be left with long-lasting post-accident injuries. One of the most common injuries is a whiplash neck injury. Whiplash is often overlooked and minimized due to a lack of understanding of the injury. While whiplash is not a life threatening injury, victims can be left with a prolonged period of partial disability. Continue reading “Montana Car Accident Lawyers: Dealing With Whiplash”