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"Even a dog distinguishes between being stumbled over and being kicked."
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Supreme Court Justice

(Photo of my kids last Halloween trick-or-treating at the office) I suppose that whatever your profession, you find yourself viewing life in terms of your day job. Contractors probably do it: "I know why that wall's not plumb.." Dentists do it, "we only have sugar-free candy...

I am a parent of two young children.  Parenting is difficult, uncharted territory, so I do what is natural to eggheads everywhere:  read books on the subject.  One particular book expounded the virtues of using the Socratic method to parent.  This book argues that, if...

Well, hello there, cyberspace.  The day-t0-day grind at my desk has changed dramatically in the last couple weeks, as Terry McCall left the firm for warmer pastures in New Mexico.  Meaning, I inherited all of Terry's work.  Meaning, I've been logging a lot of hours...

For the entire first part of this post, click here.  To summarize:  in a health insurance and medical provider vs. injured party situation, should the health insurance  pay before the auto insurance does? Or, should the medical provider be forced to accept the discounted health...

It's a touchy subject to those in the healthcare industry. It's a touchy subject to those injured in car wrecks and other accidents where liability insurance is available. It's something not well understood by the general public - or, apparently, the Montana Supreme Court. "It" being the subject...

Sometimes I wonder if injured parties are going to be able to get their foot in the door of the courthouse 20 years from now. I feel like it's pressing in on all sides: most of my fellow Flathead valley neighbors think personal injury lawyers like myself...

Anybody out there NEVER been jerked around by an insurance company?  *crickets*  Hello?  This thing on? Ok.  Anybody out there ever BEEN jerked around by an insurance company? Ah, yes.  That's what I thought.  Everybody has had their bad/frustrating/time-consuming/patience-draining/insert-your-own-adjective experience(s) dealing with an insurance company. Now, I'm not...

You won't hold it against me when I tell you I was really sad on my last day of law school, will you?  I remember talking to a friend of mine, who was likewise sad about her last day of class.  We were melancholy together. Although...