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

How Much Will You Receive From a Medical Malpractice Settlement?

When it comes to medical malpractice cases, one of the most common questions that people ask is, “How much is the average medical malpractice settlement?” It’s a question rooted in the desire to understand what might be expected in terms of compensation when medical negligence has occurred. At Heenan & Cook in Montana, we recognize that clarity… read more

The most common types of medical malpractice cases

Medical malpractice is a serious issue that affects thousands of people every year. It occurs when a healthcare provider fails to provide the appropriate standard of care, resulting in injury or harm to the patient. If you or a loved one has been a victim of medical malpractice, it’s important to know your rights and… 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

Should You Include a Consumer Protection Act Claim In A Malpractice Complaint?

The Montana Consumer Protection Act (Mont. Code Ann. § 30-14-101 et. seq.) provides powerful remedies to injured consumers.  Specifically, the Act allows for the recovery of statutory treble damages and attorney’s fees as well as the imposition of injunctive relief.  See Mont. Code Ann. §30-14-133. The CPA generally prevents “unfair or deceptive acts or practices… read more