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June 2019 Archives

Should I settle my accident case?

Auto accidents may force you to make many decisions you were not prepared to make. Medical care, legal matters and other issues are all complex. Here is some general information to help prepare you for one of the major choices: whether to pursue a personal injury court decision or to settle your claim outside of the Montana court system.

Electronic healthcare records may cause problems

In this day and age of advanced technology, people can receive healthcare at the touch of a button. In addition to having prescriptions electronically transferred to the pharmacy, patients can see a doctor through their laptop without even receiving a physical checkup. Although all of these electronic services may be convenient for patients, it comes at a price. While healthcare technology was designed to reduce medical errors and minimize mistakes, they come with their own issues. 

5 biking habits that can protect you on Montana's roads

You love cycling, because it's great exercise and gives you time away from all the digital devices used today. You want to experience nature and even cycle to your favorite coffee shops or downtown areas without incident. Sadly, safety isn't always a priority for other drivers, so there is the potential for serious injuries.

Staying positive after a car crash

Every motor vehicle accident is unique, whether the crash results in the loss of life or relatively minor damage to a vehicle. People may struggle with many consequences in the wake of a collision, from those which are financial (medical expenses or taking time off from work) to physical pain and other hardships associated with an injury. However, the emotional toll of these wrecks can be draining, and some people have a very difficult time staying positive. For example, an accident victim may become hopeless, depressed or develop an anxiety disorder due to the collision, which can make their life incredibly difficult. It is very important to do everything you can to remain positive during such a difficult time.

Delayed diagnosis compromises man's life, lawsuit illegal

When people are feeling unwell and have decided to go visit their medical provider in Montana, they often expect to walk away with an answer. At the very least, an idea of what could be causing their symptoms. However, there are times when because of misinformation or even negligence, a patient may not receive a correct diagnosis until a later time. Depending on the severity of their health issue and how much time lapses before a correct diagnosis is made, their well-being could hang in the balance of life or death. 

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