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Failure to diagnose meningitis leads to medical malpractice award

Montana parents who bring a young child to the emergency room place a lot of trust in the doctors and staff. Doctors are expected to meet the standard of care of a reasonably skilled practitioner in the community. A failure to meet this standard can lead to tragic results.

How common are fatal semi truck accidents in Yellowstone County?

When a large semi truck collides with an automobile, a pickup truck or an SUV, the outcome is often tragic. The smaller vehicle does not stand much of a chance against the overwhelming size and weight of the semi. Not surprisingly, these accidents often result in serious injuries and death. Data compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows the toll in Montana and in Yellowstone County.

A severe brain injury can require extensive long-term care

A severe brain injury can result from any number of causes, from a work-related incident or even a serious car accident. Previously, this blog discussed the dangers faced by pedestrians in the community as two separate individuals were stuck by motor vehicles in Billings. While some accidents result in trauma to individuals' bones and muscles, others cause serious harm to their brains and other organs.

In one day, two pedestrians hit by vehicles in Billings

When a pedestrian is hit by a motor vehicle, the pedestrian often suffers serious injuries. The human body, made of flesh and bone, is just no match for a ton and a half of steel. Moreover, it is difficult for pedestrians to evade a moving vehicle, even when it is traveling at low speeds.

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