Posted in News on July 12, 2017
Despite working for the government or a municipality, drivers of emergency vehicles, mail trucks, and cargo vans are just like any other roadway users – they make mistakes behind the wheel. When these mistakes lead to someone else’s serious injury or wrongful death, it can result in a lawsuit against the responsible party. The government… read moreWho Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Montana?
Posted in News on July 12, 2017
The death of a loved one is always hard – but what about when someone else is responsible for the death? It can be almost impossible for you and your family to move on without pushing for the negligent party to pay for your damages. A wrongful death claim can give your family closure after… read moreHealth Risks of Hot Cars in the Summer
Posted in News on July 5, 2017
Billings, Montana sees average high temperatures around 78 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer. On the hottest day, the heat can reach highs around 90 degrees. Even on cool days, the temperatures inside a parked vehicle can climb to life-threatening levels. There have been cases of children dying of heatstroke when outside temperatures didn’t even surpass… read moreFirework Laws & Safety – What Do the Laws Allow in Montana?
Posted in News on June 23, 2017
Fourth of July is a time for celebration. Families all over the country fire up the grill, relax by the pool, and finish the night off with fireworks displays. Fireworks are a favorite tradition for many people – but they can also be dangerous. Fireworks caused 15,600 fires in 2013, according to the Consumer Product… read moreNew Montana Law Helps Prevent Spread of Invasive Species – What Do You Need to Know This Summer to Prevent Pollution?
Posted in News on June 13, 2017
Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks (FWP) has recently implemented measures to prevent the spread of invasive aquatic species in the state. The measures came after biologists found invasive mussel larvae in the Tiber Reservoir last year. Similar test results at Canyon Ferry Reservoir near Helena led to increased vigilance in preventing this and other such… read moreHow to Avoid Injury from Wild Animals in Montana This Summer
Posted in News on June 7, 2017
Montana has beautiful country for camping, hiking, and other outdoor activities. With several national parks and forests, crystalline lakes, and breathtaking mountains, thousands of people enjoy the great outdoors in the Treasure State every year. Unfortunately, wild animals, such as bats, bears, snakes, and mountain lions pose potential threats. Stay safe on your next excursion… read moreProtecting Yourself From Failing Air Quality Grades in Montana
Posted in News on May 22, 2017
It is important for our health to keep the air clean in the surrounding environment. A recent study shows that a sharp increase in short-term particle pollution for several Montana counties has harmful effects on air quality. Understand the causes and effects of particle pollution to protect yourself from its danger. Understanding Particle Pollution You… read moreWhat Does the New Montana Lane Splitting Bill Mean for Motorcyclists?
Posted in News on May 10, 2017
Lane splitting is controversial in the United States, but recent bills proposed by state legislatures are trying to make it legal. Montana is among the states with current lane splitting bills. If the bill is passed, it could change things on the road for motorcycle and automobile operators. Learn more about lane splitting in Montana… read moreKnow Montana’s Biking Laws to Stay Safe on the Road
Posted in News on May 2, 2017
Whether you are a cyclist, a pedestrian or a driver, it is important to be familiar with the rules of the road. When everyone using the road is aware of the laws and abides by them, it creates a safer transportation experience. Stay up to date on Montana’s biking laws to prevent injury and liability… read moreFMCSA rules address distracted truck driving caused by cell use
Posted in News on March 1, 2017
Drivers in Montana frequently share the road with large commercial trucks. While semi-truck and tractor-trailer truck drivers have to follow the same rules of the road other motorists are required to do so, these drivers are also required to go through specific training and follow additional rules. Because a truck accident can have horrendous effects,… read more