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    • Two injured as small aircraft crashes into Yellowstone River

      Aviation accidents are naturally far deadlier than accidents on the road. The reality is that when there is an incident in the air whether it is a private plane or a commercial plane, the speed the ...

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    • How could manufacturers be liable for an aviation accident?

      Traveling by plane can be exciting. While some residents in Montana have flown countless time and are comfortable with it no matter how far they travel, others are less experienced and are ...

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    • Helping victims of aviation accidents recover damages

      Taking a trip via airplane is rather common for residents in Montana. These are not only considered to be reliable forms of transportation, but they are also an extremely efficient way to travel long ...

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    • Feds behind on oil well inspections in Dakotas

      BISMARCK, N.D. -- Federal oil field inspectors are hustling to clear a backlog of hundreds of uninspected well sites on public and tribal lands in North Dakota, amid the explosion of drilling ...

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    • Special Report: Danger in the Bakken Part 2

      KTVQ-Billings Jan 31, 2014 9:37 PM by Victoria Fregoso - Q2 News BILLINGS - The areas of eastern Montana and western North Dakota draw in thousands of young men looking for work in the oil fields. But ...

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    • Special Report: Danger in the Bakken-Part 1

      KTVQ-Billings Jan 30, 2014 9:48 PM by Victoria Fregoso - Q2 News BILLINGS - The Bakken 0ilfield is an opportunity for the blue collar worker to make a six-figure income. "There are plentiful people ...

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    • Three die after bus plows into stopped traffic near Gillette

      "The Edwards Law Firm is actively in litigation against multiple bus companies for accidents occurring on Montana highways and surrounding areas. The Edwards Law Firm has attorneys in the office ...

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    • Distracted driver statistics in fatal crashes believed to be off

      When there is a car accident in Montana, the causes can be numerous. One of the most prominent causes is distracted drivers. Statistics are recorded and reports are issues as to these crashes. The ...

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    • Alleged drunk driver runs red light, causes crash

      When a drunk driver takes to the road in Montana, there are numerous dangers to drivers, pedestrians, bicyclists and anyone else in his or her path. Because people who are under the influence will be ...

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    • New technologies increase the chance of being a distracted driver

      Encountering a distracted driver is a danger in Montana and throughout the nation. In general, distracted driving is believed to be linked to smartphones, texting and driving and other activities on ...

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    • Static electricity, lack of fire-retardant clothing to blame in fatal gas field blast

      The Edwards Law Firm, with members licensed in Montana and Wyoming, is experienced with oil and gas field explosions, injuries, and burns; recently, on behalf of a burn-injured oil field worker the ...

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    • Oil sheen reported in waterway near 9th Ave. S.

      A hazardous-materials team from the Billings Fire Department was dispatched to the Yegen Drain on Tuesday morning after an oily sheen was reported in the small ditch near Ninth Avenue South. Phillips ...

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    • Pa. Court Unseals Fracking Case, Rejects Corporate Privacy Claim

      A state judge unsealed more than 900 pages of court records in a confidential $750,000 settlement between a Pennsylvania family and a gas drilling company accused of creating toxic conditions on their ...

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    • Fracking: A Closer Look

      RIFLE, Colo. (AP) -- Three hours west of Denver, across the Continental Divide, the Rocky Mountains begin the long transition into high desert plateaus. This sparsely-populated land is dotted with ...

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    • When to chase? Questions arise after high-speed pursuits through Missoula

      A few more steps on March 13 and Candice Mancini would have been hit by the black SUV barreling through downtown Missoula, its driver intent on eluding the fleet of police hot on his tail. Mancini and ...

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    • Texas Supreme Court says train-wreck trial to stay in Midland.

      The Midland (TX) Reporter-Telegram (5/19, Basco, 44K) reports that Texas' Supreme Court last Thursday upheld the state Court of Appeals' ruling that a civil trial involving Union Pacific over a ...

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    • 25-year-old Paralyzed, nearly killed in construction accident returns to Ronan to continue rehabilitation

      RONAN - Cathy Marmon started keeping a daily journal on Sept. 10, 2013. Except for writing in the dates at the top, the first several pages are blank. That day, and ensuing ones, were a blur then and ...

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    • Study: N.D. oil worker death rate 6 times U.S. average

      WILLISTON, N.D. - North Dakota has the country's highest death rate for workers in the oil, gas and mining sector, at more than six times the national average, and an even higher rate among ...

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    • Glasgow man dies while working in ND oil fields

      BILLINGS - Details are emerging about a Montana man who was killed while working in the North Dakota oil fields. Glasgow residents report that 21-year-old Zach Buckles was killed early Monday while ...

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    • Man injured in oil rig fire in western N.D.

      BISMARCK, N.D. - Officials say a worker was injured when an oil drill rig caught fire in western North Dakota. A statement from the McKenzie County Sheriff's Department says Brian Busby suffered ...

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    • Product recall initiated for defective fire extinguishers

      Montana residents who are seeking to ensure the safety of their home or workplace will make certain that they take steps to have items designed for safety on their premises. However, a problem that is ...

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    • Danger of fires from auto defects sparks recall of BMW cars

      There are enough dangers on the roads in Montana and across the nation that drivers and passengers do not want to worry about an automobile design defect causing an accident. Unfortunately, it has ...

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    • Used car dealer selling vehicles with unrepaired auto defects

      Montana car buyers and car buyers throughout the U.S. are undoubtedly aware of the airbag defects that were deemed to have been responsible for numerous injuries and fatalities. The issues led to the ...

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    • Bonfire burn victim warned woman not to throw alcohol on flames

      MISSOULA -- The 19-year-old burn victim from last weekend's bonfire explosion is in critical condition and will undergo a skin-graft surgery Thursday at the University of Utah burn unit, the victim's ...

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    • North Dakota launching website to notify public of spills

      BISMARCK, N.D. - It took nearly two weeks for North Dakota officials to tell the public about an autumn pipeline rupture that caused more than 20,000 barrels of crude to ooze across a northwestern ...

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    • ExxonMobil lawsuit from spill moved to Yellowstone County

      A lawsuit filed last year in Gallatin County against ExxonMobil for the 2011 pipeline rupture near Laurel has been moved to Yellowstone County. Meanwhile, attorneys defending the oil company against ...

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    • The right approach after a mining truck accident

      With the number of workers who are employed in the mining industry in Montana, accidents are frequently unavoidable. When these accidents happen, there can be a variety of reasons, from negligence ...

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    • Federal trucking regulations to test for sleep apnea canceled

      Large trucks play a vital role in the nation's economy, while also providing an important service bringing goods back and forth. However, these vehicles are large, travel at very high speeds and the ...

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    • The pause on new federal trucking regulations

      As any Montana motorist can contend, the trucking industry is very noticeable on the roadways. This means automobile drivers frequently share the road with these massive vehicles that often make long ...

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    • Bicyclist, bus collide near Billings library

      Bicyclist and city bus collide near Billings library on Wednesday morning, October 15th. To read the full article, please click here .

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    • DEQ director: Agency didn't follow Yellowstone spill recommendations

      While requesting approval of a $62 million annual budget Tuesday, Department of Environmental Quality managers had to answer some difficult questions about the large oil spill near Glendive. DEQ ...

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    • Train hits bus, killing driver, 1 student and injuring 12 more

      LARIMORE, N.D. -- A bus returning students home after school here Monday struck a westbound train, killing the driver, 62-year-old Max Danner, and a 17-year-old girl. The crash also injured the dozen ...

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    • Fatal car crash claims life of pedestrian

      Montana pedestrians must always be vigilant of potential dangers on the road. This is especially true in the early morning hours when it can be difficult to see. At this time of day, there is a chance ...

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    • The importance of legal help in a Montana wrongful death case

      There are numerous ways in which a person can be involved in an unexpected incident and have it cost them their lives in Montana. Those who have suffered the loss of a loved one in a wrongful death ...

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    • Motorcycle accident with truck kills rider

      It is important for those on Montana roadways to be mindful of each another and share the road in a safe manner, whether they are driving a truck or car, riding a motorcycle or bicycle or walking. ...

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