Medical Malpractice Claim Process in Montana: 2024 Comprehensive Guide

What happens when a visit to the doctor goes wrong? This is a question many of us hope never to face, yet medical malpractice is a reality that can impact anyone. Medical malpractice, a term we often hear but rarely fully understand, can be a turning point in anyone’s life. Imagine going for a routine… read more

Common Holiday Injuries: Defective Products and Liability

The holiday season is a time of joy and gift-giving, but it’s important to be aware of the risks that come with holiday products. Every year, we see incidents of injuries caused by defective or unsafe gifts. These range from toys for kids to electronics and holiday decorations. In this final part of our “Season… read more

Common Holiday Injuries: Holiday Fires and Burns

The holiday season is a time for joy and celebration, but it’s also a period when fire risks increase. From cooking feasts to lighting candles and setting up decorations, these activities, though festive, can lead to fire hazards. Our series, “Season of Mishaps,” aims to highlight these overlooked dangers, and in this third article, we’re… read more

Common Holiday Injuries: Holiday Decoration Safety & Hazards

As we delve deeper into the festive season, our attention often turns to the joy of decorating our homes and workplaces. However, amidst the sparkle and cheer, it’s important to acknowledge a less-discussed aspect of the holiday season: the potential hazards of holiday decorations. From electrical mishaps to falls while setting up, these risks can… read more

Common Holiday Injuries: Winter Driving Safety & Rights

As winter approaches, so does a critical period for road safety. The holiday season, while festive and joyous, often brings challenging driving conditions. Snow, ice, and reduced visibility can turn everyday commutes into risky endeavors. This is why, at Heenan & Cook, we’re launching our “Season of Mishaps” blog series, starting with a focus on… read more

A Step-by-Step Guide to the Auto Accident Lawsuit Process

A car accident can be a very scary experience, and about 5.4 million people experienced car crash injuries in 2021 alone. Despite that, it’s important to try to keep a clear head. The events following an auto accident can vary significantly depending on the actions you take. You may need medical care and it could lead to an… read more

Do I Need a Lawyer After a Car Accident?

Being in a car accident can be a terrifying life experience, whether it’s a minor car accident or more serious. Once you’ve dealt with the immediate aftermath, you’ll need to figure out whether you’re properly legally protected. So, is it time to bring in legal help? Let’s answer the question, “Do I need a lawyer after… read more

Debunking the Most Popular Myths About Being Hit By a Car

You’ve just been hit by a car. Your heart is pounding, adrenaline is surging through your veins, and a million thoughts are racing through your head. Panic, disbelief, and a flurry of emotions engulf you. What do you do next? Who do you call? How do you handle the situation? In a moment like this,… read more

Understanding the Ozempic Class Action Lawsuit and Stomach Paralysis

Could the medication you trusted to manage weight loss be a ticking time bomb for severe stomach issues? The Ozempic class action lawsuit suggests that the drug’s manufacturers failed to warn users of the risk of gastroparesis-a debilitating condition that severely affects digestion. In this article, we’ll dissect the legal proceedings against Ozempic, explore the… read more

What is Negligence in Law?

In the world of law, understanding complex legal concepts can be daunting. The intricacies of legal jargon and convoluted principles often act as barriers. This makes it challenging for the average person to comprehend their rights and responsibilities. However, at Heenan & Cook in Montana, we firmly believe that the law should be accessible to everyone, regardless… read more