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Employment Laws Everyone Should know

Employment laws everyone should know  Note: this posting was an update and modification (to include Montana law) of a 2010 post written by Donna Marie Ballman.  The original post is available at https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/employee-rights-overview Discrimination You have the right to be free from discrimination in several contexts.  The most common context is employment, however anti-discrimination laws  Read more ➝

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What are your thoughts on ‘Marcy’s Law’?

Blog Post from Montana Cowgirl Blog, See full article HERE James Conner at the Flathead Memo wrote this week about “Marsy’s Law,” a ballot measure for which signatures are now being gathered in Montana.  Marsy’s Law is what is known by its advocates as a “victims Bill of Rights,” and is modeled on a ballot measure  Read more ➝

Spoon Gordon Ballew, Attorneys at Law, PC. Preparing for a Deposition

Preparing for a Deposition

You have been called as a witness in a deposition in a civil case. A deposition (sometimes called a statement under oath, or “SUO”) consists primarily of questions by lawyers and your answers, under oath, with your lawyer present. A deposition is not a trial. There is no judge or jury present, and nobody is  Read more ➝

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Ridley and DuBray: When Liability is Reasonably Clear

“I was in a car wreck that was not my fault. The insurance company is saying they’ve determined their insured is 80% at fault, so they will pay me 80% of my medical bills and 80% of my property damage. Is that legal?” In Montana, insurance companies have certain obligations to injured parties that begin  Read more ➝