Towe, Ball, Mackey, Sommerfeld & Turner, PLLP
Call for a free consultation
Toll Free:800-838-3083
Local:406-534-0288

January 2019 Archives

Car accidents more likely when drivers are busy sending texts

In a society where keeping in touch with family and friends is essential, many individuals in Montana have their cellphones on hand at all times. Unfortunately, some may also choose to use these devices to carry on a conversation or send a text message while operating a motor vehicle. Such a decision can be dangerous at times, as similar forms of distraction increase the risk that car accidents will take place substantially.

Car accidents: High speed chase leads to fatal collision

While being involved in a routine traffic stop can be stressful, attempting to evade authorities is never advisable. The health of those who ride as passengers with a driver who exhibits such negligence could be placed at risk in the process, as high speed chases have higher odds of resulting in dangerous car accidents. A recent collision involving similar circumstances in Montana has left two individuals with injuries and killed a 17-year-old boy.

Divorce filings increase after the holidays pass by

There are a multitude of scenarios in which couples in Montana and elsewhere may decide to part ways. Even if a couple has already decided that divorce is the best path, they may still worry that the timing may be off, especially during the holidays. However, once the holiday season comes to a close, studies suggest that divorce filings see a substantial rise.

Understanding the most prevalent causes of car accidents

A collision can occur at any moment and under a variety of scenarios, and each accident also runs the risk of ending in catastrophe. While preventing every accident could be nearly impossible, drivers in Montana may be able to better prepare to stay safe by knowing the hazards they might encounter. Those who wish to reduce the odds of becoming involved in a collision could benefit from gaining awareness of the most common scenarios in which car accidents occur.