Dog Bites and Your Rights

It’s a doggone problem that really isn’t funny at all. Dog bites. A Center for Disease Control study estimates that 4.7 million dog bites occur in the United States each year, 800,000 of those bites require medical care. This means 1 out of every 69 people will be bitten by a dog this year. If  Read more ➝

What to do When You’ve Experienced a Slip and Fall

With the hustle and bustle of the season and the ever building ice due to Montana weather the chances of a slip and fall are greater now more than ever. If you’ve been the victim of a fall due to someone else’s negligence and if you have injuries as a result we encourage you to  Read more ➝

10 Steps to Prepare for Deposition

Preparing for a deposition may seem like a daunting task and it should be taken seriously. This pre-trial oral testimony is taken under oath although no judge or jury is present. Only the opposing attorney, your attorney, you and a court recorder will be in the room. During your time in a deposition the opposing  Read more ➝

When Liability Is Reasonably Clear

When a car accident causes injury, it is easy for the injured person to be anxious about the payment of medical bills resulting from the accident. For those in car accidents where liability is reasonably clear, or when an insurance company admits liability, the injured non-fault driver can breathe easy. According to Montana law the  Read more ➝

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Car Insurance: Do you have proper coverage?

It can happen in the blink of an eye. It can devastate your car, your wallet, even your life. Does your car insurance company cover personal injury? Don’t let slick TV ads and catchy jingles lead you down a road of mayhem. There are some critical aspects of car insurance that every insuree must consider  Read more ➝

Trump Tax Law Hurts Personal Injury Suit Settlements

Article published on forbes.com | August 6, 2018 For entire article visit: https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertwood/2018/08/06/trump-tax-law-hurts-injury-suit-settlements/#3a963ca922c6 Serious accident cases can produce tax-free money to clients. The injuries might be from an auto accident, slip and fall, medical malpractice, industrial accident, or drug or medical device case. If the plaintiff suffers physical injuries or physical sickness, compensatory damages should be  Read more ➝

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What is personal injury litigation?

The term “personal injury” is quite broad and includes many different areas of the law. In a general sense, personal injury litigation is the process of seeking money for harm or damage caused to one person by another. That harm can be anything from a broken bone to damage to one’s professional reputation from another’s  Read more ➝

Slip and Falls on Your Property – When Are You Responsible?

If you own a house, a business or a piece of property, you have probably worried about whether or not you can be held responsible for “slip and fall” injuries. The following is a brief explanation of the general rules of premises liability. The law in Montana used to separate people coming onto your property  Read more ➝