What can I expect at an initial consultation?

When you’ve been injured in an accident, things get scary in a hurry. Not only do you have to find room in your busy schedule to make and attend medical appointments, but you also have to deal with insurance company adjusters. Insurance adjusters sometimes are overtly hostile, and sometimes pretend to be friendly, but make… read more

Who is responsible for injuries in a Montana dust storm collision?

Last week, a freak dust storm outside of Hardin, Montana resulted in tragedy, with 21 vehicles involved in a series of collisions, including the deaths of 6 motorists. With such a tragedy, those affected will rightly be looking to find out how to make an insurance claim to cover injuries and losses. The question then… read more

What’s the Truvada Lawsuit About and Who Qualifies?

A Truvada lawsuit is a claim against the pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences, Inc. for the dangerous side effects of Truvada. Truvada is an antiviral medication prescribed to treat and prevent HIV and AIDS. But it has been linked to kidney disease and bone damage. The pending lawsuits allege that Gilead delayed a safer drug for a decade in order to boost profits from Truvada‘s patent, and that… read more

Everything you need to know about hiring a Montana accident attorney

Car accidents happen every day in Montana. With winter driving conditions for a large part of the year, and tourists unfamiliar with Montana’s roadways in the summer season, accidents happen. Most of the smaller fender bender type accidents are usually settled out of court and between insurance companies. These are often small amounts of money… read more

These are the Billings, Montana Assisted Living Facilities with Repeat Violations…

Nursing home abuse and neglect is, unfortunately, a prevalent issue in Billings and throughout Montana. Assisted living and nursing home facilities, especially those run “for profit,” can be understaffed and have employees who are not trained/experienced to properly care for residents. The nursing home abuse and neglect attorney at Heenan & Cook evaluate and prosecute… read more

7 Warning Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

Many nursing homes are communities where loved ones can be provided for and kept safe. Unfortunately, our nation’s elders are vulnerable to abuse. According to the National Council on Aging, about 10 percent of all Americans over the age of 60 have experienced some form of abuse. They also report that as many as 5… read more

CPAP Machine Recall Injury Claims: What’s It About and Who Qualifies?

Philips CPAP Breathing Machines Recalled Over Potential Injuries Philips Respironics has issued a recall for Philips Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure (Bi-Level PAP), Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP), and mechanical ventilator devices after potential health risks related to lung injury have been identified. The company may be facing multiple lawsuits filed by people who were injured… read more

No Fee Hike Guarantee – Heenan & Cook, PLLC

In auto accident and personal injury cases occurring in Montana, most Montana injury lawyers will charge a “contingency fee” instead of charging by the hour. The “contingency fee” is a percentage of the total money the lawyer is able to recover on behalf of the client. If the lawyer recovers nothing, then the client owes… read more

The Hero’s Journey for a Child Sexual Abuse Survivor

A Former Client Discusses Hiring a Sexual Abuse Lawyer and the Process of Bringing a Sexual Abuse Lawsuit [The below is a condensed version of a Podcast interview between John Heenan and one of his former clients. The full version is available for listening at https://join.wisdom.audio/bAxS] J. Heenan: So, my name’s John Heenan, I’m a… read more

I’m a Lawyer with Deep Roots in Agriculture: Here’s Why I’m Suing the Manufacturers of Paraquat

By Joe Cook My background and heritage are in production agriculture across Montana, the Dakotas and Wyoming. I am named after my grandfathers- Joseph Cook and Patrick Goggins- both of whom dedicated their lives to production agriculture. My Montana State FFA and American FFA degrees hang beside my law degree on my office wall. With… read more