Category Archives: Legal Substance

How To Assert A Section 1983 Civil Rights Claim Against A Private Citizen

by Wilton H. Strickland Perhaps one of the most effective tools for discouraging violations of our civil rights is 42 U.S.C. § 1983 (“Section 1983”), a statute that empowers us …

Understanding Railroad Workers’ Injury Claims

by Wilton H. Strickland I love trains and railroads. There is something almost mythical about the iron horse, a creature that dates from the Industrial Revolution but still chugs along …

Delayed Gratification Is Often The Best Kind

by Wilton H. Strickland Before starting my own practice in 2013, I had researched and written various motions and appellate briefs that I hoped would succeed. Though I did not take those …

Montana Law Of Premises Liability Not As Simple As It Seems: The Limited Duty Of Landlords

by Wilton H. Strickland It’s been a while since I’ve posted, which is due in large part to my having written an article concerning premises liability for the February issue …

Understanding The Limited Protection Of Liability Insurance

by Wilton H. Strickland Liability insurance is often forefront in the minds of both plaintiffs and defendants, and with good reason: plaintiffs want the security of knowing that any settlement …

Premises Liability

by Wilton H. Strickland Premises liability is an area of law that has fascinated me for several years, and I recommend that landowners become familiar with it as well. Indeed, I caution against …

Comparing Florida And Montana Law — The Notorious “Economic Loss Rule”

by Wilton H. Strickland Florida and Montana are far apart in a number of ways. One is densely crowded, the other sparsely populated. One is hot and humid, the other …

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