Montana Highway Patrol Fatality Reports

Butte and Billings Districts on I-90 have Highest Numbers of Fatalities on MT Interstates Montana Highway Patrol's Fatality Crash Information from January 1, 2021, to November 1, 2021, shows there have been 11 interstate fatalities in the Butte District for the year to date. Of the eight districts in Montana, [...]

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What Should I Do About Back Pain After a Car Accident?

One of the most common injuries that people experience after a car accident is back pain. Intense acute pain in both the upper and lower back can be the result of whiplash or a compression injury. The affected areas can include vertebrae, the discs supporting them, or muscles. Acute pain [...]

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Hip Fractures Among Nursing Home Residents Lead to Poor Survival and Functional Outcomes

A group of medical specialists completed a study, "Survival and Functional Outcomes after hip fractures among nursing home residents," because little was known regarding outcomes after hip fractures among long-term nursing home residents. The group's objective was to describe patterns and predictors of mortality and functional decline in activities of [...]

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Coronavirus puts loved ones in nursing homes especially at risk

What is a coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses which may cause illness in animals or humans. In humans, several coronaviruses are known to cause respiratory infections ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome [...]

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Nursing home abuse cases — unlike all other lawsuits

What's the difference between nursing home cases and other tort cases? The prosecution of a nursing home claim is unlike any other type of litigation. Under Montana law (some statutes are copied verbatim below if you want the details), nursing homes fall under medical malpractice laws. Not only do the [...]

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