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

    … traveled over the same period. How is this possible? Even though some analysts place the blame on distracted driving, others do not believe the answer is so simple. Some safety advocates blame a variety factors, including: Ineffective enforcement of seat belt use Failure to follow speeding laws Drunken driving Use of smart phones while…

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

    … fatality related to the Autopilot feature, his was not the first accident. Two accidents involving Tesla Model X SUVs were in accidents this year, one in Pennsylvania and one in Montana. While Tesla stated that vehicle data shows both driver’s ignored warnings to take control of the car, one driver is claiming there are problems with the Autopilot…

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

    … may be a bit easier. Without regular reviews and oversight and without meaningful performance metrics, the environment becomes conducive to fraud. Fraudsters are like rats; they operate best in the dark. With no staff to monitor contracts or performance, we believe the IHS is rife with fraud. (We also believe the Service is rife with whistleblower…

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

    … of privileged communications. Notably, even one distinguished Harvard Law professor has struggled with this recently as he gained a lot of criticism from one of his tweets in August of 2016. Michael Krauss from George Mason Law School criticized Laurence Tribe for running afoul of Rule 1.6 in the Wall Street Journal – explaining: The ‘issue…

    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

    … developments, verdicts, or settlements. The AmeriTrust Law Group expressly disclaims all liability in respect to actions taken or not taken based on any or all the contents of this website. Any information sent to the firm by Internet, e-mail, or through the website is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis. Transmission…

     AmeriTrust Law Group- 45 readers -
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