Accidents or non-intentional injuries lead to thousands of deaths in Montana. When non-fatal, car accidents, slip and falls or workplace accidents can result in catastrophic injuries that leave victims suffering from painful injuries. Victims also find themselves deeply in debt because of their bills and their inability to work.
Accidental Death in Montana
The leading causes of accidental deaths in Montana according to the state’s Department of Public Health and Human Serviced include:
Motor vehicle accidents
Other causes of accidental death in Montana are choking, drowning, fire and firearm discharge.
Seek Medical Treatment if You Are Injured
It is crucial to seek medical treatment if you suffered an accidental injury. Your injuries may not appear to be serious, so you may decide the trip to the hospital, urgent care of your doctor’s office is not worth it. If you forego medical treatment, your injuries could get worse, and you will face challenges when you are trying to recover accident compensation.
If you are in an accident, get medical attention as soon as possible by visiting one of the hospitals listed below or seeing your preferred health care provider.
St. James Healthcare
400 S Clark St.,
Butte, MT 59701
St Vincent Healthcare
1233 N 30th St.,
Billings, MT 59101
Community Medical Services
Fort Missoula Rd.,
Missoula, MT 59801
Limitations on Accident Claims in Montana
If you plan on filing a personal injury claim in Montana, a statute of limitations applies. For injury or wrongful death claims, the statute of limitations is three years from the date the injury occurred. If you need to file a claim against a local or state government in Montana, you must notify the relevant agency within 20 days of your accident.
What Can an Accident Lawyer in Montana Do for Me?
Any accident, whether it is a slip and fall inside a business, an accident in the workplace or a road crash, can lead to debilitating injuries and exorbitant accident-related costs. USAttorneys has a skilled team of accident lawyers in Montana who will help you get the compensation you deserve for your medical expenses, destruction of property and mental anguish. We suggest you call one of our lawyers near your Montana location and arrange a case evaluation.
Our personal injury lawyers in Montana will:
Communicate with insurers and other liable parties
Investigate your accident and gather evidence
Speak with witnesses, medical experts and accident reconstruction experts
Make sure you meet all filing deadlines
Negotiate with insurers
Prepare you for court.
If you have been in any of the following accidents call an attorney today:
Recreational vehicle accident
Slip and fall