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25 Most Dangerous Jobs in America

Posted: 10/18/2019

 Workers Compensation   Motor Vehicle Accident  

What would you guess is the most dangerous job in America? The answer may surprise you.

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Attorney Paul Odegaard Selected for the 2020 Best Lawyers in America

Posted: 08/23/2019

 Workers Compensation   News  

Attorney Paul D. Odegaard was recognized by Best Lawyers, a peer review website for legal professionals, for inclusion in the 26th edition of "The Best Lawyers in America". Lawyers were evaluated on multiple levels and chosen by a competitive selection process.


The Importance of a Timely Workers' Compensation Claim

Posted: 07/30/2019

 Workers Compensation   Workplace Injury  

Workers' compensation is a state-regulated insurance program that provides financial reimbursements for any work-related illnesses and injuries. Workers' compensation can cover a wide variety of injuries and illnesses, but what happens if a claimant waits too long to file a claim?


What is the Difference Between Workers' Compensation & Personal Injury?

Posted: 05/04/2019

 Workers Compensation   Personal Injury   Workplace Injury  

After sustaining an injury at work, it can be difficult to determine the best course of action to ensure you obtain the compensation you deserve for recovery. It's easy to get overwheled by the distictions between workers' compensation and personal injury and what your options are.


Construction Injuries: Workers' Compensation & Wrongful Termination

Posted: 09/19/2018

 Workers Compensation   Medical Insurance   Personal Injury  

Are you worried about filing a workers' compensation claim for fear of losing you job? While Montana has laws in place to help injured workers, learn what can you do to protect youself from a wrongful termination.


Common Injuries & Illnesses Prevalent in the Coal Mining Industry

Posted: 08/17/2018

 Workers Compensation   Personal Injury  

Coal miners work long hours and is considered one of the most dangerious professions. When an injury occurs, the best action to do right away is seek medical attention.


Which Injuries Can a Person File a Workers' Comp Claim for?

Posted: 04/13/2018

 Workers Compensation   Workplace Injury   Personal Injury  

Between continuous motion, heavy lifting, and dangerous conditions, accidents in the workplace may happen at any time. If you or a loved one has sustained an injury while on the clock, you may be able to file a workers' comp claim.


What is Workers' Compensation?

Posted: 03/26/2018

 Workers Compensation  

Most people have heard about Workers' Compensation benefits, but unless a person has actually had to file and pursue a "work comp" claim, few people have a full understanding of how the work comp "system" works.


Punitive vs. Compensatory Damages

Posted: 02/12/2018

 Wrongful Death   Personal Injury   Workers Compensation  

If you were injured in an accident caused by someone's else's negligence, you may be entitled to compensation for your damages. There are two types of damages you may recover as a plaintiff: compensatory damages and punitive damages.