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  • What Do I Do If I'm Denied Workers' Comp Benefits?
    What Do I Do If I'm Denied Workers' Comp Benefits?

    Montana’s workers’ compensation insurance program is designed to provide immediate benefits for individuals who are injured at work regardless of the type of injury. However, there are certain factors ...

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  • Back Injuries: A Common Type of Bakken Workplace Injury
    Back Injuries: A Common Type of Bakken Workplace Injury

    Back injuries can range in severity from relatively minor muscle or tendon sprains to severe injuries such as fractured vertebra involving spinal cord damage. Mild to moderate injuries often occur as ...

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  • Ladders: Simple and Underappreciated Tools That Cause Fatal Work Injuries
    Ladders: Simple and Underappreciated Tools That Cause Fatal Work Injuries

    Construction workers in the Bakken oil field are familiar with many hazardous tools and equipment. The dangers of some of them are plainly obvious by their power, size, sharp cutting surfaces, or the ...

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  • Crane Construction Accidents in the Bakken Oil Field
    Crane Construction Accidents in the Bakken Oil Field

    In the Bakken oil field, as in other types of construction sites, cranes are needed for lifting, lowering, and horizontal movement of heavy materials. Oil drilling rigs have no shortage of multi-ton ...

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  • Traumatic Brain Injury: A Serious Bakken Field Construction Injury
    Traumatic Brain Injury: A Serious Bakken Field Construction Injury

    The CDC defines traumatic brain injury (TBI) as: "A disruption in the normal function of the brain that can be caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head, or penetrating head injury" This injury is ...

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  • Can You Reopen a Worker's Compensation Claim in the Bakken Oil Field Region?
    Can You Reopen a Worker's Compensation Claim in the Bakken Oil Field Region?

    Can you reopen your worker's compensation claim? What do you do if after your claim has been closed and settled, your symptoms get worse? Here are some things to know. Was It a Full and Final ...

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