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WORKMAN’S COMPENSATION: PREPARING TO MEET WITH YOUR ATTORNEY

Hiring an attorney to help you with a workers compensation claim can change the outcome of your case completely. Without an attorney, many people have been denied the benefits that they were entitled to because they did not have a fair understanding of the laws and their rights regarding workers’ comp benefits. Hiring an attorney […]

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WHAT IS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION?

Workers’ compensation is a state benefit allowed to employees who have been injured on the job. Because this is a state-mandated insurance, the laws around workers’ compensation vary from state to state. Typically, worker’s compensation benefits can be awarded to a person with an illness or injury that is work-related regardless of is responsible for […]

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Keeping Control of Your Car in the Snow

Living in Billings, Montana means spending a lot of time in the snow. To be able to get through our daily routines of living, we have to learn how to drive safely in the snow. Too often we see clumsy drivers drift off the side of the road and into a ditch, or worse, driving […]

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What to Do When Dealing with Faulty or Defective Products

When a personal injury happens because of a faulty or defective product, it is important to understand that the manufacturer and seller of the product are responsible for those injuries and you should and can be compensated for your injuries, though you may not know which steps to take to get you there. The first […]

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What Elderly Abuse Looks Like

As supporters of the elderly, Tourtlotte Law Firm wants the members of our community to understand how abuse happens to the elderly and what can be done to resolve it. People have misperceptions about elderly abuse, but to understand it as a reality and something that truly happens and often ends without justice served. As […]

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Wintery Car Accidents – Get a Lawyer

These winter months are not the easiest to drive in. According to SafeWinterRoads.org, 24% of weather-related vehicle crashes occur in snowy, slushy conditions. Not all of these accidents are caused by the driver of the vehicles. Many of these accidents happen just because of the conditions of the roads. But Montana has seen its share […]

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DOG BITE LAWS: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

Having a puppy is a lot of fun and a lot of work. You have to feed them and bathe them, clean up after them, make sure they go out and get walked, and if you are a good dog owner, you play with them. You are also responsible for them and their actions. So […]

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PERSONAL INJURY LAWSUIT: PROVING YOUR SIDE

A common question asked by personal injuryclients is “Does filing a personal injury lawsuit require me to go to trial?” More than likely not. Although there is the possibility that a trial will take place, more than 95% of personal injury lawsuits settle without a trial. A settlement doesn’t always happen the same way. Sometimes a settlement will […]

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COULD MY SITUATION WARRANT A PERSONAL INJURY SUIT?

The first step in any personal injury claim is figuring out that you even have grounds for a claim in the first place. As simple as this may sound, it can actually become quite complex in some situations. For specific cases, you should set up a consultation with a lawyer in your area to help […]

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WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM PROCESS

We at Tourtlotte Law in the Billings, Montana area handle many personal injury cases every year. One of the most difficult things for you, as a client, in this process is understanding what is going on and what will be happening next. To help you with this, below are the eight major steps that go into a personal […]

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