Montana Car Accidents Questions & Answers

Q: My husband hit a car in a parking lot and left a note, but got a citation for not calling the police (damage minimal)???

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Montana on
Answered on Jan 17, 2018
Peter N. Munsing's answer
On private property and if he left a note and reported to his insurance, plead not guilty.

Q: How high does a cement pole next to a fire hydrant for protection need to be in a parking lot in Billings, MT?

1 Answer | Asked in Construction Law and Car Accidents for Montana on
Answered on Dec 11, 2017
Eric E Holm's answer
There may be an answer for this in the local city ordinances, you could try researching this online at the city's website containing the Billings City Code (google "Billings City Code") or hiring a local attorney to research this for you.

Q: I own a 79 ford truck. I let a licensed driver borrow it. He let an unlicensed driver drive it and he rolled my truck.

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Montana on
Answered on Dec 5, 2017
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Go after both. Get the police report. Be prepared to show you didn't give permission for a relend as to the actual driver, so it's on driver #1, and that #2 was driving carelessly. Either way they both owe you. If they offer to pay get a judgment note, and especially get copy of their drivers licence, SS#, proof of addresses so if you have to chase them you can track them.

Q: A new car burns up with 800 miles & my children are traumatized, can you do something to the manufacture?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Montana on
Answered on Jun 22, 2017
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Contact a member of the Montana Trial Lawyers Assn. Generally, courts don't favor emotional issues. On a personal level suggest you look into a form of therapy called EMDR for your kids. They may be old enough now or in a year or so. Google : Psychology Today EMDR ___________________(name of nearest city ) Montana

That should turn up any therapists that do it in your state.

Q: What kind of lawyer do I need for a problem with a speeding ticket and points on my license?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Montana on
Answered on Aug 3, 2015
Adam Studnicki's answer
A traffic ticket lawyer.

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