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June 2014 Archives

What to do if you're hit by an uninsured motorist

Almost every state in America, including Montana, has a law against driving without insurance. Most require at least the minimum liability to cover other cars you may hit. Still, incidents of uninsured drivers causing accidents happen nearly every day in the state. The statistics are rather alarming: according to a 2011 study from the Insurance Research Council, one in five drivers are driving without any insurance.

Mother and son get $14.5 million in medical malpractice suit

Doctors and hospitals have a sacred duty to do everything in their power to keep those in their charge safe from harm. Sadly, preventable mistakes happen all the time in Montana that leave patients with life-threatening injuries or ailments that will stay with them for the rest of their lives. Often, the hospitals refuse to admit fault and families are left with debts of millions of dollars for medical expenses, in-home care and rehabilitation.

Montana's highway fatalities rose in 2013

The Montana Highway Patrol has released a report detailing the state’s accident statistics from 2013, and the news from this report is not great. Both the number of fatal accidents and the number of traffic deaths went up that year as compared to the previous year.

Montana motorcyclist hospitalized after crash with car

With spring in full swing and summer right around the corner, motorcycle riders are taking the opportunity to fire up their bikes and get out on the road. Montana is a beautiful state and offers plenty of wide open spaces for riders to enjoy, but it’s important for bikers to stay alert. Motorcycle accidents are common here thanks in large part to motorists who are unaware or inattentive when it comes to sharing the road.