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Q: Ineed surgery for a work related injury but cannot get it because i am anemic.

I worked for coca cola as a merchandiser for a little over a year. Tore my labrum and bicep at work and need corrective arthroscopic surgery. I am unable to get this surgery done because I am anemic and the surgeon refuses to do the surgery without clearance from my regular physician. What can i... View More

Q: I submitted a civil complaint pro se in federal district court of Montana and need to do some modifications need the hel

Where several offices under the Department of the Interior failed their civil duties that in turn violated many rights causing irreparable harm, which the Solictors denied in a letter 1 year after the submission of my tort claim

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answered on Oct 23, 2023

If you've filed a civil complaint pro se in the federal district court of Montana and wish to make modifications, you'll likely need to file an amended complaint. Under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 15(a), a party may amend its pleading once as a matter of course within 21 days after... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Gov & Administrative Law, Personal Injury and Native American Law for Montana on
Q: How do I find a lawyer from Montana who does civil actions against the federal government exhaustion of tort claim
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answered on Oct 23, 2023

To find a Montana attorney experienced in civil actions against the federal government following the exhaustion of a tort claim, consider the following steps:

1. The State Bar of Montana operates a Lawyer Referral Service which can assist in connecting you with a suitable attorney....
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Libel & Slander for Montana on
Q: In Montana, if a person doesn’t pay your $ back that’s owed, can you tell tell him you will expose a lie of his. Blckml?

Stepson solicits me to drive from MT to WY to do epoxy counters in his rental. Avoids paying back the $ for almost a year. I see he made a phony website with FOX logos with a phony article he wrote about himself and how his music is taking the northwest by storm, just so he could put on Facebook... View More

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answered on Sep 14, 2023

Threatening to expose truthful information, even if it may harm someone's reputation, is generally not considered blackmail. However, hacking into someone's Facebook and emails is a violation of privacy and can lead to legal consequences. If you believe you have been a victim of hacking,... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Montana on
Q: What are my rights for invasion of privacy by anindividual in the state of Montana and Alabama?

How do I know if I have a case and how do I know what type of attorney to contact? At the very least it’s intentional infliction of emotional distress. Both parties gave information to another person of mine with the sole intent to maliciously destroy me or my life in someway. It’s not OK and... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 3, 2023

Attorneys in the respective jurisdictions could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal. It looks like you already have an idea of the legal theories involved, as you mention invasion of privacy and intentional infliction of emotional distress. You... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Personal Injury for Montana on
Q: Can I take my district court case to the Montana Supreme Court before it’s heard in district court?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Apr 1, 2022

A Montana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Something isn't fully clear because it sounds like you may be talking about a trial-level federal court and a high-level state court. An attorney in Montana could probably outline advantages, disadvantages,... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Municipal Law for Montana on
Q: If I was on a pedestrian and bicycle path and the car driver had a yield sign where I was badly injured is it my fault ?

I was on a bicycle and pedestrian path many people use every day! I was still on the path and it had a crosswalk on the path. The driver of the car had a pedestrian yield sign and didn’t yield hitting me and causing severe injuries. Police came with ambulance and fire trucks and I was rushed to... View More

Gregory Scott Greenberg
Gregory Scott Greenberg
answered on Nov 22, 2020

It does not sound like you are at fault here. However, I strongly advise you get an attorney licensed in the state of Montana as soon as possible to assist you further with this issue.

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law, Consumer Law, Criminal Law and Personal Injury for Montana on
Q: I’m getting trespass from grocery stores because I have health issues that keep me from wearing a mask. I’m in Missoula

They say that there’s certain stores I can order curbside from but I haven’t figured it out yet and I’m getting hungry and was hoping I’d be able to go into a grocery store to get some food.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Aug 8, 2020

A Montana attorney could answer best, but your post remains open for two weeks. Don't risk trespass charges - check with a doctor if your condition is a medical excusal AND additionally if those establishments will accept it. Good luck

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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Personal Injury for Montana on
Q: What do I do if I suffered due to a cut in my mouth and lost a tooth because of a bread tie in a burger bought at sonic?

Do I have any rights due to negligent of a worker from sonic leaving a bread tie in a burger that was purchased at sonic. I had a hard time eating even baby food for almost 2 weeks ( had to take sips just to drink water )due to the cut on the roof of my mouth and lost a tooth and have seen my... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Apr 22, 2019

As a starting point, you could contact an injury attorney in Montana to review and evaluate the details of the accident and your injuries. In these types of cases, recent dental history could become relevant. If the attorney you contact feels there is a viable case to move forward with, it would be... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Traffic Tickets and Civil Rights for Montana on
Q: I’m looking to obtain a lawyer to handle anything that might eventually come up.

I’m looking to obtain a lawyer to handle anything that might eventually come up. Basically a 24/7 personal protector of

My rights . I have no charges or cases pending . I would like to inquire about running an ongoing account just in case in the future something comes up . Anything from... View More

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on May 22, 2018

What you want is an attorney on retainer. That means you pay him an up front fee and he will provide advice billed on an hourly basis. You need to figure out what the concerns you have are for which you need an attorney--criminal cases require criminal defense attorneys; land issues require someone... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Libel & Slander, Personal Injury and Landlord - Tenant for Montana on
Q: Can I collect damages with a Tort suit filed on resident false allegations to evict me from HUD/Sec. 8 Montana Housing?

I am a twenty-eight (28) year disabled resident being bullied by management harassment, intimidation and abusive threats.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Sep 24, 2016

You might, but as they have little money or they wouldn't be section 8 you won't get it from them. Suggest you look at if there is a grievance procedure--contact your local legal services/legal aid office.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury and Landlord - Tenant for Montana on
Q: I've been evicted. How do I request more time to move all the non-profit belongings and animals?

I was staying for free, so I don't owe any money, in fact she owes me back pay of $35,300.00. There was never a tenant landlord relationship, and someone else now owns the property, and has given me the time "sooner than later" to move off. I am disabled and 64 years old woth no... View More

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jul 20, 2016

First you need to contact a member of the Montana Trial Lawyers Association who handles employment issues NOW!

Not sure what non profit belongings and animals are. If they belong to a not for profit organization, tell the organization to move them. If not, it's on you--new owner...
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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for Montana on
Q: If someone broke into my storage unit and took my belongings can I file a Civil Suite?

This person was going around Butte Montana breaking into storage units. His girl friend pawned some of my jewelry. He is now in jail for doing some of the same. Can I file a civil suite on both people?

Mr. Michael O. Stevens
Mr. Michael O. Stevens
answered on Mar 15, 2016

Yes, you can. Problem is collecting, as people in jail often do not have money to pay judgments from the court.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Personal Injury for Montana on
Q: Can you assault someone if they haze you?.
Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki
answered on Feb 12, 2016

Not a good idea.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive...
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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Montana on
Q: Can i sue the property management company where i fell on ice and broke my ankle even though my employer paid work comp

My employer owns the property

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki
answered on Aug 4, 2015

More information is needed to answer. Talk to a local injury lawyer. They offer free consultations.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice,...
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