Blog Posts in June, 2015

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  • Bakken Oil Fields Called
    Bakken Oil Fields Called "Serial Killer"

    By June, 2015, the death toll on the Bakken oil fields had risen to 74, leading Politico Magazine to label the oil fields a " serial killer ." The label might be right. Since the beginning of the ...

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  • Can Your Bakken Workers Comp Claim Cover That?
    Can Your Bakken Workers Comp Claim Cover That?

    When many people think about a workers compensation lawsuit or settlement, they only consider monetary damages for the injury. But when you are injured on the job, you may be able to ask for ...

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  • Controversy Over Bakken Area Traffic Citations Leads To Trooper's Resignation
    Controversy Over Bakken Area Traffic Citations Leads To Trooper's Resignation

    An investigative report by the Bismarck Tribune suggests that philosophical differences between the North Dakota State Patrol Superintendent and a state trooper led to the trooper's resignation after ...

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  • Bakken Oil field construction accidents
    Bakken Oil field construction accidents

    Accidents happen. And when the pace of construction is frantic and combines with a state government encouraging more oil production from the Bakken Oil field, more accidents happen. As Karen Uhlenhuth ...

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  • Montana Supreme Court Rules Regarding Videos of Construction Accidents
    Montana Supreme Court Rules Regarding Videos of Construction Accidents

    In late May, the Montana Supreme Court ruled that courts not companies determine what video footage is useful after a construction or other workplace accident. Though the case specifically was about a ...

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  • The Cost of The Bakken Oil Rush
    The Cost of The Bakken Oil Rush

    From run away freight trains to exploding improperly scented propane, the increased production of oil Bakken oil field region has not come without cost. According to the New York Times domestic oil ...

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