Montana Doctor Charged with Multiple Counts of Sexual Assault 2018

A deputy with the Montana Attorney General has charged a long time family physician from Butte, Montana with two felony counts of sexual intercourse without consent, three counts of sexual servitude for allegedly using drugs for coercion, and two counts of misdemeanor sexual assault. The charges carry possible life terms, and fines of 10,000 dollars. … Continued

Sexual Assault Case Settlement

We represented a young single mother who was sexually assaulted by her apartment manager in her apartment while she was sleeping. The manager was an undocumented worker who had previous complaints filed against him and had keys that gave him access to all the apartments. We were able to obtain a large settlement for our … Continued

Missoula County Attorney’s Office and others mishandling sexual assault cases

Missoula, Montana has drawn national attention in the past three years for mishandling of sexual assault cases by the University of Montana, local police, and the Missoula County Attorney’s Office.  These entities were largely criticized for re-traumatizing reporting victims of sexual assault or failing to properly investigate allegations.  Sexual assault cases present significant challenges for … Continued

Oil field workers file lawsuits over Fair Labor

Oil field jobs are some of the most dangerous and physically demanding in the country. They often require workers to lift, push, and pull heavy object, operate machinery, and drive commercial vehicles for long shifts over many consecutive days. Because the oil and gas industry is so profitable and because these jobs are extremely difficult, … Continued