How to Prevent a School Bus Accident

School buses provide an invaluable service and help children get to school when parents are otherwise unable to take them. It is essential that drivers exercise utmost caution around buses. Unfortunately, not everyone pays the same care and attention to these vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration collects and analyzes data on bus accidents… read more

Most Common Holiday Injuries and Safety Tips

There is no worse holiday interruption than a personal injury. Unfortunately, the holidays are some of the worst times of year for car accidents, slip and falls, fires, electric shocks, criminal activity, and other serious incidents. One of the steps you can take toward protecting your family this season is by spreading awareness of the… read more

2018 Montana Law Now Prohibits License Plate Readers

Many new laws went into effect on September 30, 2018, and one of the new ones that may be a good thing for Montana drivers is the law restricting the use of license plate readers by law enforcement. License plate readers are devices capable of recording and storing license plate information from passing vehicles. They… read more

How to File an Insurance Claim With Allstate

Allstate is one of the leading insurance providers in the United States, and many policyholders find themselves needing to file claims against their Allstate policies every day. Filing an insurance claim is rarely a pleasant experience, but Allstate has a solid reputation for fair and reasonable settlements, and it offers its policyholders several convenient options… read more

Car Accidents Remain the Leading Child Killer – How You Can Prevent This

Car accidents are the leading cause of death in children 15 and under in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Accidents (unintentional injuries) are the greatest child killer – and the number one source of unintentional injury in the U.S. is motor vehicle accidents. Keeping your child safe… read more

What Time of Year Is the Most Dangerous to Drive?

Organizations all over the world collect enormous amounts of data on motor vehicle accidents. The goal of data collection isn’t just to keep tabs on the human and economic losses surrounding car accidents, but to try to prevent accidents by understanding how and why they happen. One factor that could help you avoid an accident… read more

2018 Medical Malpractice Claims in Montana

Medical errors are an increasingly common occurrence in the United States, and Montana residents should know the state’s laws and statutes concerning medical malpractice claims. While a medical malpractice claim will follow a very similar framework to a typical personal injury lawsuit, some significant differences exist concerning available damages, filing requirements, and more. After sustaining… read more

Car Accidents on the Rise: Tips for Staying Safe on Montana Roads

The number of people on the roads increases as the temperatures in Montana rise. Tourists, people taking summer road trips, and utility vehicles with construction workers fill Montana’s rural and urban roadways this time of year. Unfortunately, more people on the road translate to a higher numbers of traffic accidents, injuries, and deaths. Recently, headlines… read more

What to Know About Insuring Your Teen Driver in Montana.

A teenager gaining a learner’s permit or driver’s license comes with much excitement but also many stresses. Those concerns include more than worrying about how well the teen will drive or making sure he or she follows the rules of the road. With a new driver in your vehicle, you’ll be looking at changes to… read more

Is Your Driving Record Affected If Someone Hits You? How Claims Affect Rates.

An auto accident already brings financial consequences. In fact, just covering damage and potential injury costs can be exorbitant. The accident may also bring insurance costs, depending on the size of your deductible, but an additional worry may be how the accident will affect your auto insurance rates. The effect an accident will have on… read more