Billings Workers Injured in Hotel Construction

Billing Workers

Billings Fire Battalion Chief Terry Larson, reported on Wednesday, that two framing subcontractors were injured while setting trusses on the future Comfort Suites on Wednesday.

According to Larson, high winds were to blame. One man fall approximately 40 feet down an elevator shaft and another fell 15 feet down the same shaft before hitting the third floor of the building.

The 32 mph gust reached up to 45 mph according to the NWS’ airport-based observation equipment. Often there is little difference between the speed of stronger winds on the Rims and in the areas below. For more information on the event, please visit the MISSOULIAN.

If you or someone you know has been injured at work, please contact the offices of BLIVEN LAW FIRM, P.C., a Montana law firm, with a practice focused and dedicated to Montana Workers Compensation claims. Montana is a no-fault workers' compensation state. Injured Montana workers are entitled to medical benefits, wage loss benefits, partial disability, and permanent disability benefits, depending on the facts of the claim. Insurance companies frequently dispute claims and deny benefits to Montana injured workers.

The Montana licensed attorneys of Bliven Law Firm, P.C., have helped thousands of workers' compensation clients, from Kalispell, Billings, Glendive, Whitefish, Columbia Falls, Lakeside, Missoula, Helena, Great Falls, Butte, Bozeman, and other Montana cities, receive benefits that insurance companies otherwise denied. We aggressively represent Montana Workers Compensation clients and help them receive the benefits that they deserve.

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