Parasitic Emotional Distress Damages Awardable in Property Nuisance Actions

On April 12, 2022, the Montana Supreme Court its decision in the Rubin v. Hughes, 408 Mont. 219, 222 (2022). The decision is interesting in that it clarifies the application of “parasitic emotional distress damages” to property nuisance...

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CONSIDERATIONS FOR UNPAID FILM CREWMEMBERS IN MONTANA

Film crewmembers have, from time to time, found it difficult to collect their wages after working on movie sets in Montana.  This article addresses relevant considerations for crewmembers seeking to recover their unpaid wages. For a film...

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NO ECONOMIC LOSS RULE IN BIG SKY COUNTRY

Law schools teach torts and contracts as fundamentally distinct areas of the law. Students learn that “‘contract obligations arise form promises made between parties,’ whereas ‘[t]ort obligations generally arise from duties...

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