If you have suffered a back injury or a neck injury in an accident, you are most likely feeling overwhelmed by the pressure of accumulating medical bills, missing time from work and the related financial burdens of such. At the law office of Gannett Sowden Law, PLLC, we understand how difficult it can be to focus on your physical recovery when your mind is on financial issues and insurance concerns. We have the experience and knowledge to handle the legal aspects of your case so that you can focus on your health and physical recovery.

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Have you or your loved one sustained an injury in a sports-related accident? Call our personal injury law firm today at 406-294-2000 or email us to arrange your free initial consultation with a skilled Billings sports injury lawyer.

Whether you sustained a neck injury in a car accident, a back injury in a sport-related accident, a spinal cord injury or any other neck or back injury in an accident, our attorneys can help you work through insurance issues and pursue the compensation to which you are entitled. We are familiar with complex medical issues and insurance laws, and we are committed to providing the legal advocacy that is necessary to help clients recover from their injuries.

Our Billings back injury lawyers offer dedicated legal counsel to clients suffering from all types of back injuries and neck injuries, including:
Disc injuries: such as a slipped disc, bulging disc/herniated disc or ruptured disc
Spinal cord injuries: such as paraplegia or quadriplegia, resulting in paralysis
Nerve injuries: such as sciatic nerve damage
Other neck and back injuries: such as fractured vertebra, soft tissue injuries (whiplash injuries) and other injuries

Gannett Sowden Law, PLLC has extensive experience in helping clients obtain full compensation in neck and back injury claims throughout Montana, including a back injury case in which we recovered $1,375,292 on behalf of our injured client.

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    Verdicts And Settlements

    $4,725,000 Verdict: Banking – Breach of Loan Agreement.Krutzfeldt v. Pinnacle Bank, Montana Thirteenth Judicial District Cour,
Yellowstone County, Cause No. DV 10-0197
    $1,375,292 Verdict: Back injury, insurance coverage.Robertus v. Farmers Union Mutual Insurance Company, Montana Thirteenth Judicial District Court, Yellowstone County, Cause No. DV-05-0257
    $2,642,755 Verdict: Breach of contract, fiduciary duty.D.R. Four Beat Alliance and Michael Siemer v. Sierra Production Co. and Fulton Fuel, Montana Ninth Judicial District Court, Toole County, Cause No. DV 05-073
    $7,256,744 Verdict, $500,000 Attorneys’ Fees Award: Wrongful dealership termination. Hi-Tech Motors v. Bombardier Motor Corp. of America, Montana Thirteenth Judicial District Court, Yellowstone County, Cause No. DV 02-795
    $500,000 Verdict: Disability discrimination.Duecker v. FBI, United States District Court, Billings Division, Cause No. CV 00-178-BLG
    $1,204,482 Verdict: Breach of fiduciary duty, insurance bad faith.Deonier v. Paul Revere Life Ins. Co., Montana Thirteenth Judicial District Court, Yellowstone County, Cause No. DV 95-759.

Our experience handling these cases gives us the legal skills required to investigate cases where demonstrating liability can be challenging, such as accidents resulting in sports injuries, slip-and-fall accidents or hit-and-run car accidents. We work diligently to identify liability and address complex insurance disputes so that our clients receive the compensation they deserve.

  • Learn How Our Sports Injuries Attorneys Can Help You


    Most sports involve some inherent risk of injury. However, when those risks are aggravated by someone else’s negligence or carelessness, the likelihood of injury increases exponentially. The personal injury law firm of Gannett Sowden Law, PLLC offers experienced and dedicated legal advocacy to individuals who have suffered serious injuries in a recreational sport, high school or college sport or professional sport. We also represent the families of amateur and professional athletes who have died in a tragic sporting accident.

    EXPERIENCED LEGAL HELP RECOVERING FOR YOUR SPORTS INJURIES ATTORNEYS At Gannett Sowden Law, PLLC, we represent people who have suffered injuries in bicycle accidents, skiing accidents, chair lift accidents, snowboarding accidents, snowmobiling accidents, football accidents, baseball accidents, and other sporting or recreation accidents.

    Sports injuries frequently require significant medical treatment, such as surgery, physical therapy and other rehabilitative therapy. We help clients deal with the financial realities of medical bills, lost wages and other economic losses as we pursue full accountability for the negligence that contributed to their injuries. We offer experienced representation to clients suffering from all types of sports injuries, including:
    Concussions and closed head injuries
    Traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury
    Joint injuries, such as ankle injuries, knee injuries or shoulder injuries
    Wrist injuries
    Muscular injuries, such as ACL tears or MCL tears
    Back injuries and neck injuries, such as a herniated disc or slipped disc

    Many sports require submission of a consent form or release prior to engaging in any activity. Unfortunately, many people who have signed such a form believe there are no legal remedies available to them and continue to deal with the financial burdens of their injuries. It is important to discuss your situation with an experienced personal injury lawyer. You may have a right to compensation even if you signed a release.

Past results afford no guarantee of future results and that every case is different and must be judged on its own merits.