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Workplace Injury in Montana: Important Statistics

By Anders Blewett
Earlier this month a man from Spokane, WA died from a workplace injury in a forklift accident in Polson, Montana. The worker was operating a Gradall material handler when it rolled over on a steep hill after using it to replace a generator on a mountaintop. This unfortunate accident is an example of a worst-case scenario of a workplace injury.
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Montana Personal Injury Lawyers – FAQ

By Anders Blewett
“Why do I need a personal injury lawyer?” This is a common question we get, so common; in fact that we decided to dedicate an entire post to answer this and some other frequently asked questions.

What is a personal injury lawyer?
Montana personal injury lawyers are lawyers that specialize in representing individuals who have been injured, physically or psychologically, as a result of the negligence or wrongdoing of another individual, company or entity. Continue reading “Montana Personal Injury Lawyers – FAQ”

Railroad Accident Lawyers Great Falls

By Anders Blewett
A massive railroad accident recently occurred in Montana a couple hundred miles west of Great Falls. The accident occurred early in the morning on Wednesday, September 4th and investigators have yet to declare the cause of the train derailment. It has been reported that 24 cars out of 66 derailed, and 4 cars partially landed in the Clark Fork River. According to reports, the train was carrying forest product and the track was damaged in the railroad accident and it took nearly 48 hours for the track to be reopened. Continue reading “Railroad Accident Lawyers Great Falls”

Car Accident Injuries: What You Need to Know

By Anders Blewett
We are well into summer now, and for many of us, summertime is synonymous with road trips.  Perhaps you and your family are heading out of town to get one last family vacation in before school starts. Road trips are almost always guaranteed to make lasting memories for you and your families, and hopefully those memories will all be good. Continue reading “Car Accident Injuries: What You Need to Know”

Ninth Circuit Upholds $2.5 Million Montana Trucking Accident Verdict Obtained by Hoyt & Blewett PLLC

By Anders Blewett
In a unanimous decision, the Ninth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals has affirmed a $2.5 million verdict rendered by a Butte jury in a wrongful death lawsuit involving a trucking accident which occurred in Montana. In the case Messick/Bowman v. Patrol Helicopters, Plaintiffs filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Patrol Helicopter alleging that the driver of a truck failed to signal and caused the deaths and serious injuries of the Plaintiffs who were in a vehicle which attempted to pass the truck. Continue reading “Ninth Circuit Upholds $2.5 Million Montana Trucking Accident Verdict Obtained by Hoyt & Blewett PLLC”