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Personal Injury Cases in Montana


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How do I know if I have a case?

If you were the victim of the negligence of another, you should consider speaking with a personal injury attorney at the Advocates Law. Each case is so different. Trying to determine negligence and who was at fault can be difficult. A qualified personal injury attorney will be able to address your concerns and help you know if you have a case.

How long will the process take?

As mentioned, each case is so different.  Each case requires different steps to be successful.  Because of this, there isn’t a uniform answer to this question.  For instance, if you have been injured, we will want to wait until all of your injuries have been treated by a medical professional or provisions have been taken to do so, then they can be incorporated into the settlement.

How much will this cost me?

Good news! You don’t have to pay anything out of pocket. We will handle your case with a contingency fee, meaning you will not have to pay anything until we are able to settle your case. Our fees will be deducted as a percentage of the final settlement.

Personal Injury Settlements and Verdicts

Being the victim of an accident can be a traumatizing experience. This is especially true if you are injured in a significant way. The incident can wreak havoc on your personal finances and the emotional weight of the experience can be difficult to bear. The Advocates law is committed to helping you. If you were the victim of an accident, slip and fall, dog bite, defective drug, or similar misfortune, the Advocates Law can help you.

Personal Injury Statistics in Montana

According to a study by the Insurance Research Council (IRC), those that hire a personal injury attorney are likely to receive a settlement that is 40 percent higher than those who do not.  Your decision to hire a personal injury attorney could make a significant difference in the amount of compensation you receive.  Attorneys are well versed in the legal process.  They will know the legal procedures to ensure you get the maximum settlement possible.

How Would a Personal Injury Lawyer Help Me?

There are various reasons hiring a personal injury attorney can be beneficial. One of the principal reasons is your attorney will know the legal process. An experienced attorney can help explain the process to you. It is likely they have handled a case very similar to yours in the past. They know what works and what does not. They know the legal documents to file, how to complete them, the applicable statute of limitation laws, etc. All of this knowledge and information will be utilized to help you receive the maximum settlement possible.

Similarly, the attorneys at the Advocates Law put their clients first. We are committed to your case and helping you. In doing so, we know what your case is worth and will fight to get a fair level of compensation. Most victims will not know what their case is worth. They don’t have a wealth of experience in fighting the insurance companies. We do. Because we know what your case is worth, we will be able to fight for what is fair.

What Is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

Although there are various tools and calculators online that serve to estimate the value of your personal injury claim, your best resource is a free consultation with a personal injury attorney at the Advocates Law. The calculators can be useful in getting a general idea, but often cases have unique factors that the calculator is unable to adequately account for. For example, the online calculators do not take into account laws specific to Montana. Your Advocate will assess your medical expenses, property damage, lost wages, and other factors to determine how much your case is worth.

Statute of Limitations

The statute of limitations is a deadline for filing a civil lawsuit.  Montana sets this time limit as three years.  This means that a wrongful death case must be filed within three years of an incident.  This deadline is fairly strict and cases filed after this time will likely be tossed out.  We are anxious to get your case started before the statute of limitations takes effect.

Free Consultations / Contingency

Our cases are handled on a contingency. This means that there is no cost for your upfront. Our clients can feel confident in resolving concerns without the initial burden of attorney’s fees. Our fees will be taken as a percentage of the final settlement.

We offer FREE CONSULTATIONS. This can be conducted over the phone, in person, or we can come to you. We can help you know if you have a case and if it is worth pursuing.