Helping Montanans obtain compensation to clean up oil spills
The oil spill attorneys at Hoyt & Blewett PLLC have represented farmers and ranchers around Montana in oil spills cases against various large oil companies and railroads. Oil pipeline ruptures have made headlines in Montana for contamination caused on both the Blackfeet Reservation and on the Yellowstone River. As more oil pipelines are constructed in Montana, it is expected that more aggrieved landowners will be forced to hold negligent parties such as oil companies and railroads accountable for the clean-up costs and other damages caused by oil spills which migrate onto their land.
Our role as Montana oil spill attorneys
Cases involving oil spills and contamination are very complex and expensive to litigate, therefore it is important to hire a firm that has the resources and experience to take on these difficult oil spill cases. Our firm will investigate the damage caused by an oil spill, determine whether another party was at fault for causing the damage and prepare your case for trial.
Types of relief available for oil spill victims
We provide legal representation for those suffering losses due to the effects oil spills, which include damages such as:
Under Montana law, property owners may be entitled to “restoration damages” which include compensation to clean up the oil regardless of the value of the contaminated property. Without this protection for landowners polluters could escape accountability for causing oil spills.
How we can help you
At Hoyt & Blewett PLLC, a Montana oil spill attorney is prepared to evaluate the facts and circumstances regarding an oil spill that affects your property and assist you through the legal process to recover any damages to which you may be entitled under Montana law.
The personal injury lawyers at Hoyt & Blewett PLLC have a proven record of taking cases to trial and prevailing against multinational corporations. We dedicate ourselves to achieving fair compensation for our clients. If you are the victim of an oil spill in Montana and are interested in pursuing compensation, feel free to contact us.