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Bliven Law Firm, P.C. is a Montana personal injury law firm located in Northwest Montana serving all of Montana. A group of experienced, dedicated professionals who care about their clients’ needs. Our Montana personal injury attorneys have over 25 years of experience in aggressively pursuing the goals of our clients.

KALISPELL MOTORCYCLIST CRASHES INTO CAR

A motorcyclist was injured in Kalispell on Tuesday when it clipped the back end of a car, according to the Montana Highway Patrol.

The motorcycle accident occurred on Highway 2 in Kalispell, Montana.

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Kalispell motorcycle accidents often result in serious and life-threatening injuries. Bliven Law Firm, P.C. has Montana attorneys who represent motorcycle accident victims.

Often times, motorists will state that they did not see the motorcycle or allege contributory negligence. A Kalispell motorcycle accident attorney from Bliven Law Firm, P.C. will aggressively fight for your rights and any damages your are legally entitled to collect from the at-fault including but not limited to lost wages, medical expenses, loss of use, pain and suffering, and mileage reimbursement.

If you or someone you know has been injured in a Montana motorcycle accident, the Kalispell lawyers at Bliven Law Firm, P.C. can provide a free consultation at our office or where it is convenient for you.

MONTANA CAR ACCIDENT ON I-90 LEAVES ONE DEAD

A Helena died Thursday in a multi-car, car crash on Interstate 90 outside of Garrison Junction.

The Montana Highway Patrol reported the crash occurred after the vehicle struck a pickup truck and then lost control and veered into oncoming traffic.

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Car accidents on Montana interstates and highways can lead to severe or fatal injuries.

The Kalispell lawyers of Bliven Law Firm, P.C. represent injured victims of Kalispell car accidents and other Montana crash victims. If you have been negligently injured in a Kalispell car accident, contact the Kalispell attorneys of Bliven Law Firm, P.C. for a free case evaluation.

FOUR CAR KALISPELL ACCIDENT SENDS ONE TO THE HOSPITAL

A four-car car accident in Kalispell sent on driver to the hospital on Monday.  Local authorities reported that the Kalispell car accident occurred on Highway 2 on Monday afternoon.

The Kalispell car accident occurred after one driver failed to slow and crashed into the rear of another vehicle.  That vehicle was propelled into another vehicle until four vehicles were damaged.

If you or someone you know has been injured in a car accident, contact the Montana lawyers at Bliven Law Firm, P.C. for a free case evaluation.

ALLEGED DRUNK DRIVER CRASHES INTO KALISPELL HOME

carpic-JPGA Kalispell family received an unwelcomed surprise yesterday when a man driving a Shelby Cobra crashed through the front of their house.

NBC affiliate KCFW reported ” a Kila man was allegedly drunk when he crashed a sports car into an Evergreen-area home on Wednesday. Troopers say it appears Steven Peterson pulled out of a driveway, drove off and lost control of the vehicle before crashing into the home.

The Montana Highway Patrol reported 16 car accidents in or near Kalispell from July 3-July 4.

Undoubtedly alcohol was involved in a number of these Kalispell car accidents.

The Kalispell Attorneys at Bliven Law Firm, P.C. have been aggressively representing Kalispell drunk driving accident victims for more than 18 years. Drunk Driving victims may be legally entitled to lost wages, advance medical payment, pain and suffering and loss of use of household services.

Contact one of the Kalispell Lawyers at Bliven Law Firm, P.C. for a free case evaluation.

What is the Statute of Limitations for a Slip and Fall Case?

Before learning the statute of limitations for a slip and fall case, the victim must know exactly what is a statute of limitations. The statute of limitations is a very important aspect of all lawsuits and claims. A victim of a slip and fall can seek remedy through a civil suit if they were injured. But it is very important that the victim pays attention to the statute of limitations if they plan on filing a personal injury lawsuit.

Each state places a deadline that the victim has for filing a lawsuit, which is termed the “statute of limitations”. Every legal claim has a statute of limitations set in place and every state has a different time frame. Depending on the type of personal injury claim in Miami, some statute of limitation can be as long as 20 years, while others can be as short as a few months. Learning exactly how long the state where the slip and fall occurred allows, is essential for filing a claim just in time.

Miami slip and fall attorneys will never exceed the statute of limitation for slip and fall cases. The firm always does what is best for their clients and works on recovering as much as possible for the victims of slip and falls.  Not filing the lawsuit within the allowed timeframe would mean that the victim would not longer be able to file for that accident. Their chances at filing a claim would be over before it even began. The court would not waste their time and immediately dismiss the case. Seeking a responsible lawyer is essential in every personal injury case.

When Does the Deadline Start Counting Down?

In regards to a slip and fall case, the statute of limitations starts counting down the moment the victim suffered an injury. This means that if an individual lives in a state where the statute of limitations is of two years, the victim would have two years from the day that they slip and fell to file their claim against the responsible party or entity in Miami.

While the statute of limitations is very strict, there are several provisions for extending the said deadline. Some factors that can influence the statute of limitations includes whether the victim was a minor, mentally ill, or disabled because of the accident. Likewise, the deadline can be extended if the defendant was out of the country after committing the negligence.

Along with the above provisions, the “discovery” period also influences the deadline of a statute of limitation. The discovery exception applies to a victim when they did not know that they suffered an injury or that the defendant was the cause of their injury.

Do Not Waste Time in Filing, Contact a Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Today

Because the statute of limitations is so vital for every personal injury case, contacting the best personal injury attorney Miami will immediately will ensure that the case is filed just in time and in accordance with the laws of the state. The firm recovers for the damages endured because of the negligent party and for the rights of their clients.

FOUR INJURED IN ALCOHOL-RELATED KALISPELL CAR ACCIDENT

imagesFour people were injured when a vehicle rolled over and struck trees off of KM Ranch Road in Kalispell Saturday morning.

According to the Montana Highway Patrol, the woman drove her vehicle off the left side of KM Ranch Road near Twin Bridges Road at about 3 a.m., striking a boulder that caused the vehicle to roll. It then struck several standing trees.

 The driver and front passenger were ejected from the vehicle. Neither was wearing a seatbelt.

According to the Highway Patrol, alcohol was a factor in the crash.

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For more than 18 years the Kalispell attorneys of Bliven Law Firm, P.C. have helped the innocent victims of drunk driving accidents in Montana. If you have been injured in a drunk driving accident in Kalispell, contact the Kalispell lawyers of Bliven Law Firm, P.C. for a consultation.

As a result of your injuries, you may be entitled to lost wages damages, loss of reasonable services, medical expenses and pain and suffering.

RESER’S MRS. WEAVER’S PIMENTO SPREAD RECALLED

ucm301826Reser’s Fine Foods, Inc. of Beaverton, OR is voluntarily recalling 653 cases of 7 oz. Mrs. Weaver’s Pimento Spread that may have been packaged into containers marked Ham Salad. The Ham Salad label does not list milk ingredients on the label. People who are allergic to milk products run the risk of serious reaction if they consume this product.

The recalled 7 oz. Mrs. Weaver’s Pimento Spread was distributed in AR, AZ, FL, LA, MS, OK, TX, and WA between April 11, 2012 and April 17, 2012. The product is sold in a 7 oz. plastic container marked on the side of the lid with Aug/05/12. After the use by date is a facility identifier code of 20 followed by a timestamp No other package codes are affected by this recall.

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If you or someone you know has been personally injured by a defective or unsafe food product, contact the Montana attorneys at Bliven Law Firm, P.C. for a free consultation as you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries.

Bliven Law Firm, P.C. is a Kalispell law firm, with two Kalispell attorneys.

HOSTESS CANDY MIX RECALLED

rispak, Inc. of Grand Rapids, MI is voluntarily recalling 16 cases of GFS® Hostess Candy Mix 8-48 oz packages due to a potential mis-pack, resulting in undeclared allergens. A small number of cases of GFS® Hostess Candy Mix were inadvertently put into GFS® Chocolate Sprinkles packages. GFS® Hostess Candy Mix contains wheat and milk and may contain egg, none of which are declared on the GFS® Chocolate Sprinkles package. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk, eggs, and wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The GFS® Hostess Candy Mix in question was distributed from April 5th – 19th to Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee Gordon Food Service Marketplace Stores.

Product is in a red stand up GFS®, 48 oz pouch that says Chocolate Sprinkles. The code date is embossed on the top of the pouch as 088 12.

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If you have been injured because of undeclared food allergens, contact the Kalispell attorneys at Bliven Law Firm, P.C. for a free consultation.

DRY AND SMOKED VOBLA FISH RECALLED DUE TO BOTULISM CONCERNS

images (1)LA Star Seafood Co. Inc., Los Angeles, CA is recalling Vobla Dry and Vobla Smoked because they have the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled.

The sale of improperly eviscerated fish, 5 inches in length or greater, is prohibited because Clostridium botulinum spores are more likely to be concentrated in the viscera than any other portion of the fish. Uneviscerated fish has been linked to outbreaks of botulism poisoning which may pose a potentially life-threatening health hazard. Symptoms of botulism include blurred or double vision, general weakness, poor reflexes, difficulty swallowing and respiratory paralysis which may lead to death. People experiencing these problems should seek immediate medical attention.

The following products are recalled:

  • Vobla Dry, 20lb bulk boxes, not vacuum packed, no lot numbers or expiration dates.
  • Vobla Smoked, 20lb bulk boxes, not vacuum packed, no lot numbers or expiration dates.

Products were distributed and sold at: Arbat Store, Utah; European Importing, Russian Import, and M and M Market, Northern California; Golden Farms Market, Karabagh Market, and Tashkent Market, Southern California; Global Importing, Oregon; Solomon’s Groceries and Europa, Colorado.

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If you have suffered injuries and damages as a result of Botulism from a purchased product, contact the Kalispell lawyers of Bliven Law Firm, P.C. for a free consultation.

For more than 18 years, Bliven Law Firm, P.C. lawyers have represented personal injury victims and have won Millions in settlements and judgments for their clients.

LIVINGSTON CAR ACCIDENT KILLS ONE INJURES ANOTHER

downloadThe Montana Highway Patrol reported that a fatal rollover car accident in Livingston killed one and injured another Tuesday afternoon.

The Livingston car accident occurred Tuesday on Interstate 90 in Livingston, MT.

Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Erick Fetterhoff says that the woman, who was driving the vehicle, was killed in the crash while her male passenger injured and taken to a Livingston hospital.

Authorities are unsure as to what caused the driver to lose control of the vehicle and over-correct causing the fatal Livingston car accident and single vehicle rollover.

Trooper Fetterhoff says the driver was wearing a seat belt while the passenger was not. Alcohol was not a factor in the wreck that closed one lane of I-90 for about an hour.

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If you or someone you know has been injured in a Livingston Car Accident, or a Car Accident in Kalispell, Whitefish, Lakeside, Libby, Eureka or elsewhere in Montana, you may be legally entitled to damages for your injuries. Contact Bliven Law Firm, P.C. for a free consultation.

Bliven Law Firm, P.C. is a Kalispell law firm with three Kalispell attorneys ready and willing to help you.  They fight for the innocent victims of car accidents. They understand and are compassionate to those who are mourning the loss of a loved one.

Bliven Law Firm, P.C. will aggressively represent you and your family to see that you recover your lost wages, past medicals and that your case is fairly resolved.