Attorney John Heenan Defends Woman Raped by On-Duty BIA Officer

When government officials abuse their positions for personal gain, they deserve to be punished. Sometimes, an abuse of power is so heinous that the perpetrators are punished both criminally and civilly. Criminal and civil cases are two separate things, though they are often closely related. Attorney John Heenan, of Heenan & Cook, PLLC, is currently… read more

John Heenan Wins $9 Million for Miles City School Victims in Sexual Abuse Case

Victims who suffered from sexual abuse often never get the justice that they deserve. We have seen time and time again in this country that’s sexual abuse is covered up, hidden from the public view. However, a recent ruling against a Montana school has shown that perpetrators of abuse can, and should, be held responsible… read more

Sex Abuse and K-12 Schools – What Should Parents Really be Looking out For?

It is every parent’s worst nightmare – that their child will be sexually abused when they go to school. Schools should be a safe place for kids to learn and enjoy time with their peers, but we know that the sexual abuse of children invades every corner of society. Many parents never thought they would… read more

Aftermath of Sexual Assault: Early Survivors Find it Difficult to Assimilate to K-12 Schools

Over the last few years, the country has been rocked with revelations of child sexual abuse taking place in what are supposed to be trusted institutions. This includes in our churches, in the Boy Scouts, at schools, in recreational activities, and more. We have spent plenty of time listening to how this sexual abuse has… read more

Medication Side Effects & Liability

Millions of Americans rely on prescription medications to keep them healthy or help them heal from an injury or illness. However, if you are injured or your condition worsens due to a medication side effect, you may wonder if you can hold someone accountable for what has happened. All medications have side effects. Just because… read more

Can You Sue For E-Cigarette Injuries in Montana?

Electronic cigarette companies have been in the news a lot lately. Once touted as being “safer” alternatives to traditional cigarettes, or even methods to help people quit smoking, e-cigarettes may not be as safe are many people thought. Of particular concern are the effects these products are having on younger consumers, mainly teenagers, who have… read more

Is it Possible to Sue for Bullying in Montana?

Bullying in schools is a problem that no child should have to deal with. This issue has been in the news plenty lately, and many states and local governments have take steps to prevent bullying in school. However, there are times when bulling causes physical or emotional damage to a child that could have been… read more

Can I File a Lawsuit Against a Company for a Dangerous or Defective Product?

Consumers should be able to count on having safe products. However, there are times when the items that we bring into our homes are defective due to the carelessness or negligence of a company or manufacturer. When that happens, consumers should be able to seek compensation if they are injured or become ill due to… read more

Can I Sue for Getting Hurt at a Sporting Event?

Flying T-shirts and flying hot dogs. No, you are not seeing things and you are still reading about legal matters. Flying objects have caused some problems for professional sports teams, and that is part of what we want to talk about today. You may have missed the story about the woman who filed a $1… read more

Can I Face Legal Trouble For Fireworks in Montana?

Many people think of Independence Day when they think of fireworks. However, fireworks are available all year long in this state, and people shoot them off for a variety of reasons: New Year’s Eve, birthdays, weddings, and sometimes for no real reason at all. Fireworks can be fun, but they can also be dangerous. It… read more