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 ➝

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What Does it Cost to Hire a Lawyer?

Legal assistance is not cheap. A client pays a lawyer for the lawyer’s expertise in specific areas of the law. This is a brief look at some of the most common ways in which a lawyer charges a client for the services provided. Hourly Fees: Hourly billing is the most common type of billing lawyers  Read more ➝

A Brief Look Inside An Insurance Company’s Secret Playbook

Picking a good insurance company is important, but avoiding the wrong ones is more important. This brief article will discuss a case out of Utah, Campbell v. State Farm, 2001 UT 89. In it, the Utah Supreme Court discusses the business practices employed nationwide by State Farm intended to maximize profits while minimizing expenses. The  Read more ➝

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The Anatomy of a Civil Lawsuit

Many people do not know what actually happens when one person “sues” another.  The path to a jury is not straight or quick, but involves significant preparation and planning.  This brief guide is meant to be a brief overview of the typical steps necessary to prevail on a civil lawsuit filed in state court. The  Read more ➝

Things you should know: Medical Malpractice Claims

According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, as many as 225,000 people die each year from acts of medical negligence. This includes around 12,000 deaths from unnecessary surgery and 7,000 deaths from medication errors in hospitals. Despite the prevalence of healthcare provider malpractice and the often devastating effects of even small acts of  Read more ➝