UAZH attorneys have represented a number of self-insured companies, medical facilities, and insurance companies in litigation and other legal matters over the last several decades. We have also defended class action, mass tort, and complex litigation.
Clients have included Benefis Healthcare in Great Falls; Big Sandy Medical Center; Central Montana Medical Center of Lewistown; Community Medical Center in Missoula; Deaconess Billings Clinic (Billings' largest employer); Glendive Medical Center; Liberty County Hospital in Chester; Missouri River Medical Center in Fort Benton; Montana Healthcare Association in Helena; Montana Health Network in Miles City; Mountainview Medical Center in White Sulphur Springs; North Central Montana Healthcare Alliance; Northern Montana Hospital in Havre; Northern Rockies Medical Center in Cut Bank; Pondera Medical Center in Conrad; Spectrum Medical, Inc. in Great Falls; St. James Hospital in Butte; St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula; Teton Medical Center in Choteau; and the Great Falls Clinic.
Clients have included both insureds and insurers such as the ACE; AFLAC; Atlanta Casualty; Bituminous; CAN; Capital Indemnity Corporation; Casualty Indemnity Exchange; Century Surety Insurance; CHUBB; Citadel; Colorado Casualty; Colorado Western; Continental Western; Crawford & Co.; EMC Insurance Companies; Farmers Alliance Mutual; Farmers Union Mutual; Fireman's Fund; Great American West; Great Northwest; Hartford Accident & Indemnity Co.; Horace Mann; John Deere; Kemper; Montana Municipal Insurance Authority; Mountain West Farm Bureau; National Union Fire; Nautilus; OHIC; Physicians Insurance; Physician's Mutual; PIE Mutual; Providence Services; Safeco; Scottsdale; Sentry; St. Paul; The Doctors Company; Travelers; Truck Insurance Exchange; Unigard; United States Liability; Utah Medical; Vanliner; Western Litigation Specialists; Yellowstone; and Zurich.
We have handled cases involving Jeep rollovers, cranes, agricultural equipment, electrical systems, saws, and hot water heaters, to name just a few. Clients have included Harsco, Renault, Delta International Machinery Co., Chrysler, American Motors Company, National Crane, AB Chance Company, National Electronics Warranty Corp.; Les Schwab Tire; and Garlock.
Over the years, we have handled cases for Archer Daniels Midland Company; CitiCorp; Countrywide Home Loans; Siemens Industry; Whirlpool; Edward D. Jones & Co.; Target Stores; Touch America; Albertsons; Genuine Parts Company/NAPA Auto Parts; Sears Roebuck & Co.; NEW Customer Service Companies; Smith's Food & Drug Centers, Inc.; Kindred Health Care (nursing homes); Costal Grain; ConAgra; Montgomery Ward & Co.; C.M. Russell Museum; Energy West; Great Falls School District; Montana Milk Producers Association; Montana Wilderness Association; Poulsen's Inc.; and a variety of farms and ranches in the state.
The Montana Municipal Insurance Association insures cities and towns across Montana and has retained us to represent its insureds such as police departments, city commissions, and city attorneys in matters involving municipal liability. MACO, the Montana Association of Counties, retains our office to represent county commissioners, sheriff offices and other county entities. We represent the State of Montana in tort litigation.
When lawyers or other professionals have been sued, ALPS and others retain our services.
Labor and Employment
We provide a variety of services to employers across Montana, including, human resource consultation, policy and development procedures, arbitration and litigation of discharge, discrimination, wage hour, and unemployment compensation claims.