Growing concerns about the safety of Interstate 90

Every day, thousands of drivers travel across Montana on Interstate 90 (I-90), the east-west interstate highway that cuts through Missoula, Butte, Bozeman and Billings. Many of these drivers are well aware of the road’s poor conditions and have cited their growing concerns. State officials are quite aware of these concerns, reporting 30 deaths on Montana’s… read more

What to Look for When Hiring a Montana Truck Accident Lawyer

If you’re injured in a Montana truck accident, you need the best legal team by your side. An attorney can help you fight for your rights, so you can receive the compensation you need to heal. However, there’s a lot to consider in the aftermath of the crash. You may have injuries to attend to,… read more

The Top Mistakes People Make After a Car Accident

13 car accidents occur every 60 seconds on U.S. roadways. Many of these accidents involve careless drivers. Do you know what to do after a car accident? Knowing what to do after a car accident means knowing what not to do. Keep reading for the top mistakes people make after a car accident that you must avoid. Not… read more

Montana Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Claims

Many individuals throughout the state of Montana served time at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. Unfortunately, those who served at Camp Lejeune from the 1950s through the 1980s could have been exposed to cancer-causing chemicals in the water supply at the base. There may have potentially been millions of individuals exposed, including military service members,… read more

How are Personal Injury Settlements Calculated in Montana?

If you or somebody you care about has sustained an injury due to the negligent actions of another individual or entity in Montana, you will likely be able to recover compensation for your losses. However, securing compensation can be difficult, particularly when it comes to calculating how much you should receive. This process is best… read more

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