August 2015 Blog Posts Archives

Your Time May Be Running Out: Statutes of Limitation in Montana

When we first sit down with a potential new client, one of the most important topics we discuss is the date by which a lawsuit…

Aug 31, 2015

What Rights Do I Have in the Workplace if I am a Member of the Uniformed Services?

If you have ever applied to, currently serve, or have served in, the United States Military, you are entitled to protections in the workplace under…

Aug 26, 2015

Can an Adult Child Sue for Loss of Consortium of His or Her Parent?

Have you ever considered whether an adult child could bring a lawsuit for the wrongful injury of his or her parent? In Montana, the answer…

Aug 24, 2015

Res Ipsa What? A Lawyer’s Shortcut in a Negligence Case

Most personal injury lawsuits are based on a legal theory called negligence. The basic concept of a negligence lawsuit is that one person wrongfully caused…

Aug 20, 2015

Does a Landowner Have to Warn a Pedestrian Not to Jaywalk at Night?

Does a landowner have to warn pedestrians who are crossing the street on adjacent property about open and obvious conditions? In a recent case involving…

Aug 18, 2015

Help! I’ve Lost My Job! What Rights Do I Have Under Federal Law?

If you’ve lost your job unexpectedly, there are questions that you need answered pretty quickly to keep your life in order. The first thing on…

Aug 13, 2015

Accidents Happen: How to Handle Them

Being involved in a motor vehicle accident is not something most of us really expect to have happen on any given day. Consequently, when it…

Aug 11, 2015

Montana Governor Blocks Bill to Limit Fraud Victim Damages

Governor Steve Bullock took a stand in favor of consumers when he vetoed a bill that would have weakened protections for victims of fraudulent practices…

Aug 07, 2015

Can My Employer Make Me Take a Lie Detector Test?

The use of lie detector tests in employment settings is mostly prohibited by federal law. The Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988 provides that persons…

Aug 05, 2015

New Montana Law Limits Damages Due to Recreational Injuries

Organized sports and outdoor recreational activities are very popular in Montana. Some activities can be relatively low risk in terms of the potential for injury,…

Aug 03, 2015

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