Personal Injury Law in Missoula, MT

Bradley J. Jones is an experienced Montana Personal Injury attorney whose practice focuses on representing victims and their families that have been injured as a result of another’s careless conduct, or corporations that put profits over consumer or worker safety. Jones & Cook Attorneys at Law accepts cases statewide in both Montana and North Dakota. Contact us for a Free Consultation with an experienced attorney, call (406) 543-3800 today.

Our Missoula, Montana based law office handles a wide range of cases, including Motor Vehicle Accidents, Children’s Injuries, Industrial Accidents, Dangerous Products, Premises Liability, Dog Attacks and Recreational Accidents.

Whether you are suffering from a soft tissue injury, a catastrophic spinal injury resulting in paralysis, or a family member has suffered a Wrongful Death, the insurance companies or corporate wrongdoers are only looking to avoid taking responsibility for their actions or careless decisions. They will either deny or try to pay you the least amount they possibly can. It is our goal to ensure that all of our clients are treated fairly by holding insurance companies and corporations accountable for their insured’s or employee’s conduct that needlessly injures innocent people that were following the rules and doing what is right.

When you are represented by Jones & Cook Attorneys at Law, not only will you receive the highest quality representation, but you will also have a Montana Personal Injury attorney that is accessible. Bradley J. Jones believes that to be an effective advocate for his clients, it is necessary for him to be available for their questions and listen to their concerns.

If you or someone you know has been severely injured as a result of another person’s careless conduct, and you are looking for a skilled attorney that will lead you through the insurance roadblocks, please contact our office at (406) 543-3800, as soon as possible to set up a Free Consultation.

Montana’s Best Personal Injury and Negligence Lawyers

Bradley J. Jones prides himself on offering representation grounded in compassionate personalized service coupled with a genuine concern for and connection to our community. In an era when ordinary Americans have everything stacked against them, Jones & Cook Attorneys at Law still believes in the law and our court system. Bradley J. Jones specializes in personal injury cases, including:
Catastrophic Injuries
Motor Vehicles
Premises Liability
Workers Compensation
Wrongful Death

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Frequently Asked Questions

If you’ve sustained an injury and you believe you deserve to be compensated for your expenses a personal injury attorney can advise you on your case and represent you in court. Common injuries that require a personal injury lawyer include: medical malpractice; work related injuries; traffic accidents; falling in a public or private place; repetitive strain injury; bronchial diseases; asbestosis or mesothelioma.

The sooner you hire a personal injury lawyer to handle your case, the better. There are strict deadlines known as statutes of limitations that state how long you have to file a lawsuit. If you miss the deadline that applies to your case, you will lose your opportunity to file a lawsuit to recover the compensation you need. By hiring a lawyer immediately after suffering an injury, you help ensure there is enough time for the full legal process to play out if needed. Not every injury claim will require a lawsuit, but it is always best to keep that option available in the event the insurance company or at-fault party is not willing to offer fair compensation.

If your personal injury attorney is able to prove that the injury you sustained was due to negligence on the other person’s part, you may win in a court case or decide to settle without going to court. Either way you will receive a payment for your medical bills, lost work wages, and pain and suffering. Generally the payment will be made in installments. If you don’t win your case, you don’t recover any money but you also don’t owe anything to your attorney if you’d agreed on a contingency fee.

Yes. However, if you later receive a settlement from another party, worker’s compensation may be able to come back to you for any payments that were made by them on your behalf.

Before you can file a personal injury lawsuit, you need to make sure that you have these two basic grounds for a personal injury lawsuit: Clearly Defined Harm and A Definable Duty. See our section on personal injury for more information.

It is important to remember that your interests and the interests of the insurance company are not the same. While it is illegal for a non-attorney, such as an insurance adjuster, to provide legal advice, they often do, and it usually is not very sound. You should always seek an opinion from a personal injury lawyer to get an unbiased legal opinion regarding your case and your rights.

This depends on the type of case and the damages sustained. If you suffered an injury and require medical treatment, past and future medical treatment, past and future lost wages, and ‘general damages’ are all recoverable.

Yes. Cities and counties are liable for their negligent acts as well as the negligent actions of their employees. However, claims involving cities and counties involve different statutes of limitations.

Yes. It is possible to sue a government or governmental entity for their negligence as well as the negligence actions of their employees. The claims process involving government entities is very different and involves different statutes of limitations than other claims.

Absolutely. In fact, most clients want to avoid going to court. We do our very best to come to a reasonable settlement before filing a lawsuit.

Yes. However, if you later receive a settlement from another party, worker’s compensation may be able to come back to you for any payments that were made by them on your behalf.

Negligence, sometimes also called negligent behavior, is most commonly defined as any sort of act carried out without a reasonable amount of care and attention. Negligence can result in injury or bodily harm to other people. When this happens, the victim of the negligent behavior has legal cause to claim compensation for damages.