I’m a Lawyer with Deep Roots in Agriculture: Here’s Why I’m Suing the Manufacturers of Paraquat

By Joe Cook My background and heritage are in production agriculture across Montana, the Dakotas and Wyoming. I am named after my grandfathers- Joseph Cook and Patrick Goggins- both of whom dedicated their lives to production agriculture. My Montana State FFA and American FFA degrees hang beside my law degree on my office wall. With… read more

How Much Does an Injury Lawyer Charge in Montana?

Whether for a will or divorce or a DUI defense, many lawyers bill by the hour, with good lawyers charging hundreds of dollars per hour. In those instances, only those with the most money can afford to hire the best lawyers. When someone is seriously injured through no fault of their own, they often have… read more

Free Montana Living Will Form

We’ve sadly seen too often where someone is seriously injured and didn’t have a living will in place, leaving a spouse, children, or other loved ones to make their best guess at what their injured loved one would want in terms of medical care and treatment. The personal injury attorneys at Heenan & Cook know… read more

Can I Get a Settlement for a Car Accident Without a Lawyer in Montana?

Recovering compensation after sustaining a car accident injury in Montana can be challenging. Even though the vast majority of car accident cases are resolved through settlements with insurance carriers, there are times when a personal injury civil lawsuit becomes necessary. You need to know whether or not you can obtain a settlement for a car… read more

Who Is at Fault in a Chain-reaction Car Accident in Montana?

Vehicle accidents often result in severe injuries and extensive property damage in Montana. This is particularly true for chain-reaction collisions that involve multiple vehicles. In order to recover compensation for injuries and property damage, it is crucial to determine the fault of the other parties involved. This is more challenging when it comes to chain-reaction… read more

How Do I Calculate My Personal Injury Settlement Amount in Montana?

If you or somebody you love has sustained an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of another individual or entity, you should be able to receive compensation for your losses. However, there is no set amount of money paid out to personal injury victims in Montana. Rather, there are various facts and circumstances… read more

Can I File a Claim for Personal Injury Damages If I Was Partially Responsible in Montana?

Any person who sustains an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of another individual or entity in Montana should be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, what happens if an injury victim is partially responsible for causing the incident that led to the injuries? Here, we want to discuss how partial… read more

What Are Common Causes of Winter Personal Injuries

Why would a person be more susceptible to personal injuries in the winter? After all, winter is just another season. Unfortunately, the winter can present significant risks when it comes to personal safety. Here, we want to discuss the most common causes of personal injuries that occur in the wintertime in Montana. We also want… read more

Brain Injuries & Slip and Fall Accidents

Most people think of slip and fall incidents as relatively minor inconveniences. However, the reality is that a slip and fall accident can lead to severe injuries, including a traumatic brain injury. Here, we want to discuss various types of traumatic brain injuries that can occur as a result of a slip and fall incident… read more

Amtrak Train in Montana Derails – Three Killed & Fifty Injured

On Saturday afternoon, an Amtrak train traveling across Montana derailed outside Havre, Montana, killing at least 3 people and injuring dozens of others. The train consisted of 2 locomotives and 10 cars run by Amtrak, and the derailment occurred on tracks run by BNSF Railway. In the aftermath of this tragedy, those onboard the train,… read more