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What Is the Definition of Distracted Driving?

Distracted driving is one of the most serious problems on US roadways, especially since the proliferation of cell phones. When a driver’s attention is taken off the task of driving, the risk of a car accident increases substantially. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 3,000 Americans die in distracted driving […]
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The Advocates Good Samaritan October 2023: Great Falls Ghostbusters

Every month, The Montana Advocates team up with NonStop Local News to recognize an individual or organization in the area who is committed to bettering their community. This month, we are excited to honor the Great Falls Ghostbusters. Who Are the Great Falls Ghostbusters? You’re most likely to see the Ghostbusters around Halloween and Christmastime, […]

Feed the Troops this Thanksgiving with The Wyoming Advocates

During the holiday season, many of us are looking for opportunities to get in the spirit of giving and help those around us. The Advocates are proud to be sponsors of the Operation Feast of Gratitude food drive here in Cheyenne. Put on by the Rise Foundation of Wyoming, the food drive’s goal is to […]

Can the Cats Food Drive 2023

This winter season, The Advocates are sponsoring the Can the Cats Food Drive in Missoula. We’d love to have the community at large participate in this friendly competition while helping collect food items for the local food bank.  What Is Can the Cats? This food drive is a friendly, off-field competition between the University of […]

The Advocates Good Samaritan September 2023: Students of C.M. Russell High School

Each month, The Advocates Injury Attorneys team up with NonStop Local News to recognize an individual or group who go out of their way to better their community. This month, our honoree is the Peer Mentor Support Group at C.M. Russell High School in Great Falls. Last year, this group of students began putting “basic […]

The Advocates Good Samaritan August 2023: Brad Livingston

Each month, The Advocates Injury Attorneys partner with NonStop Local News to recognize an individual or organization that makes Montana a wonderful place to live and work. For August 2023, we are honored to celebrate Brad Livingston, a resident of Great Falls. Brad spent 41 years working in the military. After he retired, he felt […]

The Advocates Injury Attorneys Good Samaritan June 2023: Chance Carl

Each month, The Advocates partner with NonStopLocal News to recognize an individual or organization who makes a difference in their community. In June 2023, our Good Samaritan is Chance Carl. Chance Carl is a flight engineer in the United States Air Force. He also coaches both basketball and track and field for Special Olympics Montana. […]

The Advocates Good Samaritan July 2023: Serve Day

The Advocates are committed to recognizing the people and organizations that make our Montana communities great. Each month, we partner with NonStop Local News to celebrate an individual or group who makes a difference in the lives of the people around them.  For July, that group consists of more than 700 people. They are the […]

September 2023: National Suicide Prevention Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Suicide and suicidal ideation have impacted the lives of millions around the globe, including many of us at The Advocates.  While these can be heavy, troubling topics to think about, we believe that education, awareness, and access to resources are what will ultimately move us toward the goal of […]
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Things Nursing Homes Are Not Allowed to Do

Nursing homes and other long-term care facilities have a high level of responsibility–often, they care for some of the most vulnerable people in our society. Family members of residents place a lot of trust in these facilities to care for their elderly or disabled loved ones. Unfortunately, misconduct on the part of nursing home staff […]