The attorneys at Heenan & Cook, PLLC, have helped the people of Billings, Montana sort through complex personal injury cases for decades.
Heenan & Cook, PLLC, has built its repertoire of personal injury knowledge through more than four decades of experience in Montana. In this time, we’ve focused almost exclusively on personal injury law. This gives us the concentrated familiarity with these claims clients need for the strongest cases. We handle a wide range of personal injury case types, from workplace accidents to violent crimes. If you don’t see your accident type in the following list, contact us. We most likely represent your type of injury.
Personal Injury Cases We Represent in Billings, MT
- Auto accidents (including public transportation accidents). There were more than 22,734 total crashes reported during the latest year in Montana. Auto accidents commonly result in serious injuries and are often caused by the careless actions of other drivers.
- Child injuries. Child injuries often occur due to the careless or negligent actions of school or daycare staff. They can also occur due to defective products and dangerous property conditions.
- Medical malpractice. Medical mistakes are the third leading cause of death in the United States and can include misdiagnoses, medication mistakes, surgical and anesthesia errors, birth injuries, and emergency room errors.
- Nursing home abuse. Abuse in nursing homes is prevalent and can include physical, mental, financial, and sexual elderly abuse. This can also include neglect of an elderly resident’s basic needs for food, water, medical care, and clothing.
- Premises liability (including dog bites). Property owners have a duty to ensure the safety of their premises for guests. Failing to do so can lead to unsafe conditions such as slip and fall hazards, unsafe staircases, uneven or cracked sidewalks, loose animals, or negligent security.
- Product liability. Defective products can lead to serious injuries and illnesses for consumers. Products are often defective due to a design flaw, a manufacturing error, or a marketing/labeling mistake.
- Violent crimes. Those who are harmed due to the violent actions of another person may be able to recover compensation through a civil personal injury lawsuit, regardless of whether there are criminal charges related to the case or not.
- Workplace injuries. Employers have a duty to ensure that their workers are reasonably safe and that they have the proper training and equipment to perform their duties. Often, workers’ compensation claims are denied, and injured workers are left with major medical bills and lost income.
- Wrongful death. Families of those who are killed due to the careless or negligent actions of another person, company, or entity are often entitled to significant compensation.