Montana /mɒnˈtænə/ is a state in the Western United States. The state's name is derived from the Spanish word montaña (mountain). Montana has several nicknames, none official, including "Big Sky Country" and "The Treasure State", and slogans that include "Land of the Shining Mountains" and more recently "The Last Best Place". Montana is ranked 4th in size, but 44th in population and 48th in population density of the 50 United States. The western third of Montana contains numerous mountain ranges. Smaller island ranges are found throughout the state, for a total of 77 named ranges that are part of the Rocky Mountains.
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  • Fatal Car Accident Numbers Rose Again in 2016

    … increased by 23%, Alaska by 29%, Hawaii by 27%, Texas by 7%, and New Mexico by a whopping 34%. Figures for three states remained consistent, while twelve states recorded decreases. In fact, five less-populous states (Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming) showed improvements in the double digits. NHTSA has broken down these numbers…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 14 readers -
  • Tesla Autopilot Fatality Rate

    … with a semi-truck on the highway. Tesla has stated that the Autopilot system did not differentiate between the white side of the truck’s trailer and the bright sky, which led the Model S to drive under the trailer. Brown is the first known fatality in a self-driving vehicle. Tesla informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 22 readers -
  • Indian Health Service – Whistleblower Award Post

    … to monitor all the hospitals. (I spoke with an IHS physician in Montana who says there isn’t enough clinical staff either.) Finding money for more healthcare probably isn’t going to happen in the near future. The need is certainly there, unfortunately there just isn’t the political willpower to make it happen. Finding some money for better monitoring…

    Due Diligence- 9 readers -
  • The New Face of Legal Ethics – Billings, Montana – September 9, 2016

    …. Thomas, 2016 NMSC 024, 6 (N.M. 2016). Attorney Gerstenzang is a criminal defense lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia who frequently lectures on legal topics relating to DUI and traffic law. Erin has also co-chaired many DUI Seminars working closely with nationally recognized experts in her field of practice. To speak with Erin, call 404-771-6675 or click here for a free consultation.…

    Erin H. Gerstenzang- 25 readers -
  • Small Banks and Punitive Damage Awards

    … damage award they were ordered to pay. Recently in Montana, a local jury awarded $16,760,000 in punitive damages against First Interstate Bank. The plaintiff was a small logging company, Kelly Logging. The company and its lawyer were awarded a total of $24,637,852. Of that amount, just $286,550 represented actual damages. Immediately, the bank…

    Due Diligence- 36 readers -
  • Lender Liability Archives – Jury Tags Bank for $17 Million

    … trucking business for tens of millions in late fees, default interest, consulting fees, legal fees and any other fees they could conjure. Thankfully our client was able to survive and avoid laying off hundreds of workers. Not all businesses are successful when faced with dishonest lenders. Last year a jury in Missoula, Montana was faced…

    Due Diligence- 14 readers -
  • American Eagle Energy Filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    … American Eagle Energy Filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy American Eagle Energy filed chapter 11 bankruptcy after falling crude oil prices hurt the Colorado-based company. American Eagle Energy purchases and develops oil across oil fields in Montana and North Dakota. The company missed an interest payment of $10 million to bondholders in March…

     AmeriTrust Law Group- 45 readers -
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