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February 2018 Archives

Complacency: A danger for all who drive on Montana roadways

When you first learned to drive, you likely experienced times when you felt nervous or afraid behind the wheel. With time, your comfort level may have increased until you reached the point where driving felt like second nature. The problem with getting too comfortable while driving is that it can lead to complacency, which is a common factor among many distracted driving accidents. You want to be comfortable, yes, but never so comfortable that you lose your focus on the task at hand.

Explaining FELA claims for railroad workers

Montana residents who are employed by railroad companies are protected under the Federal Employers Liability Act if they are injured while they are working on the job. This law differs from state workers' compensation laws, however. Under FELA, people are required to prove that the railroad company was negligent and caused their injuries as a result.

Why women may not get proper care during a heart attack

Generally speaking, a woman's heart isn't any weaker than a man's. Therefore, they should have similar odds of surviving a heart attack given similar treatment. However, women are three times more likely to die from a heart attack within one year of having it than is a man. Women in Montana and around the country are often not given the same type of treatment that a man is given when experiencing this health issue.

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