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Mont. SC overturns $1.5M default judgment in Workers' Comp case

Richard Jones Mar. 30, 2017, 10:11am

HELENA, Mont. (Legal Newsline) – On March 21, the Supreme Court of Montana released a memorandum opinion on a Workers' Compensation case filed against the state’s Workers' Compensation administrator Liberty Northwest Insurance.

Montana Supreme Court denies former inmate’s denial of Hydrocodone claim

Zachary Lewis Mar. 30, 2017, 10:07am

HELENA, Mont. (Legal Newswire) – The Montana Supreme Court upheld the 13th Judicial District Court’s decision to dismiss a case filed by a former inmate incarcerated at Yellowstone County Detention Facility on March 21.

Montana high court agrees Consumer Direct not responsible in wrongful death case

Melissa Busch Mar. 20, 2017, 8:52am

HELENA, Mont. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of the state of Montana recently upheld a district court’s ruling in a wrongful death case brought against Consumer Direct, a provider agency of a personal assistance program.

Court: Burning of trees caused damage to vehicles, but wasn't covered by insurance

Nicholas Gueguen Mar. 15, 2017, 10:26am

HELENA, Mont. (Legal Newsline) – The Montana Supreme Court has overturned a First Judicial District Court's decision regarding insurance coverage, ruling that Robert Fitte's Mountain West automobile insurance policy did not provide coverage for the losses he suffered to work vehicles from a fire that Fitte started to burn trees.

Montana Supreme Court rules boulder crash into home is considered a landslide

Deana Carpenter Aug. 15, 2016, 9:20am

HELENA (Legal Newsline) – The Montana Supreme Court issued a decision July 19 ruling that a boulder that thundered down a hillside and crashed into a house was to be considered a landslide.