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

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

How Long Do You Have to See a Doctor After an Auto Accident?

There is an average of six million car accidents in the US yearly. While all these vehicle accidents aren’t fatal, they’re abrupt, shocking experiences. Sufferers often have various complications to deal with at once, like car damages car and auto accident injuries. Injuries are especially problematic. It is never a good idea to wait until wounds get worse; trying to wait out injuries… read more

Understanding the Different Components of a Car Accident Lawsuit

A recent study found that 98% of car accidents are caused by human error. If you’ve been in a car accident, you may be entitled to compensation based on the damages you suffered. As a result, you may be wondering about the process of a car accident lawsuit. In order to answer your questions, we’ve found all… read more

What Happens if You Don’t Exchange Information After an Accident?

After getting into a car accident, it’s normal to feel disoriented and confused. The other driver might rush away, turning your accident into a hit-and-run. If you intend to file an auto accident claim, you want to exchange info after a car accident. About six million car accidents occur across the US every year. However, not every… read more

How to File a Semi-Truck Injury Claim: Everything You Need to Know

Every year, there are more than 300,000 semi-truck accidents in the U.S. that result in property damage. There are also more than 100,000 semi-truck accidents that result in drivers sustaining injuries and about 5,000 semi-truck accidents that lead to fatalities. If you were recently involved in an accident involving a semi-truck that left you with injuries, you might be able… read more

What are the most common pitfalls in brain injury cases, and how an experienced brain injury lawyer can help you avoid them

As a personal injury law firm that specializes in representing brain injury victims, we understand the complex nature of these cases. Brain injuries can have devastating and long-lasting effects on a person’s life, making it essential to pursue a claim to obtain the compensation necessary to cover medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages. However,… read more