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August 2014 Archives

If I am partly at fault, can I still bring an injury claim?


After a serious car accident, victims are often groping for answers. If you were injured and the other driver was at fault, you may be entitled to monetary damages. But in many accidents the investigation will reveal that both drivers were partly at fault. Does that prevent you from making a claim in Montana? It depends.

Teenager killed in head-on collision in Montana


When vehicles collide head-on at highway speeds, the results are often fatal. That was unfortunately the case when a head-on collision occurred recently near Alzada, Montana on U.S. Highway 212. A 16-year-old boy from South Dakota was killed in the crash.

What is the time limit to bring a medical malpractice suit?


If you believe you have been injured by medical professional negligence, you may be wondering how much time you have to bring a lawsuit. This post will provide some general information about the time limits under Montana law; it should not be considered legal advice for any specific situation.

The basics of filing a workers' compensation claim in Montana

Montana law requires that most employers carry workers' compensation insurance. When an employee is injured on the job, they are generally entitled to collect workers' compensation benefits. Readers who are dealing with a work-related injury or illness may be interested in this overview of the claim process and the available benefits.

Medical malpractice suit alleges failure to diagnose cancer


Montana residents rely on their doctors to properly diagnose their ailments and prescribe care based on that diagnosis. A misdiagnosis or a failure to diagnose a serious disease can result in delayed treatment and a worsened medical condition. An Ohio woman claims this is what happened to her, and she recently filed a medical malpractice lawsuit alleging doctors failed to diagnose cancer in time.

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