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Aggressive Civil Litigation Lawyers in Montana

As a leading law firm in Montana, HagEstad Law Group, PLLC provides high-quality civil litigation defense services. Our team of experienced Montana civil litigation lawyers has a proven track record of success in representing clients in a range of civil litigation matters.


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Civil Litigation Services We Provide

Estate & Probate Law

Bad Faith

Our Bad Faith lawyers are experienced in representing both policyholders and insurance companies in Montana. We have in-depth knowledge of Montana insurance law and are well-versed in the legal strategies necessary to achieve a successful outcome for our clients.

Professional Negligence

Our professional negligence lawyers have represented clients in a wide range of industries throughout Montana. We have extensive experience in litigating claims involving medical malpractice, legal malpractice, and accounting malpractice, among others.

Dram Shop Defense

Our Montana liquor liability lawyers understand the unique legal issues involved in cases related to the service of alcohol. We have represented clients on both sides of these cases, including bars, restaurants, and individuals who have suffered injuries due to the actions of an intoxicated person.

Product Liability

Our product liability lawyers have extensive experience in litigating claims involving defective products in Montana. We have represented both plaintiffs and defendants in cases involving everything from faulty auto parts to defective medical devices.

Securities Litigation

Our securities litigation lawyers are well-versed in the complex legal issues involved in these types of cases. We have represented investors, brokers, and other financial professionals in securities litigation matters throughout Montana.


Our ERISA lawyers have experience representing clients in claims involving employee benefits, including disputes related to health insurance, disability insurance, and retirement plans. We understand the complexities of ERISA law and have the knowledge and experience necessary to achieve a successful outcome for our clients.

Insurance Defense

Our Montana insurance defense lawyers are experienced in defending insurance companies and policyholders in Montana. We have a deep understanding of Montana insurance law and are committed to providing aggressive and effective representation in every case.

Claim Advice & Consultation

Our team provides guidance and advice to clients on a wide range of insurance-related issues. We have extensive experience in advising clients on everything from coverage disputes to claims handling best practices, and we are committed to helping our clients navigate the complex world of insurance law.

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Our Civil Litigation Legal Process

At HagEstad Law Group, PLLC, our Montana civil litigation lawyers follow a thorough legal process that includes:

Our Estate & Probate Law Legal Process

Case Evaluation

We conduct a thorough review of the facts and circumstances of your case to determine the best course of action.

Litigation Strategy

Based on our evaluation, we develop a litigation strategy that is tailored to your specific needs and goals.


We conduct discovery to obtain relevant information and evidence to support your case.


If necessary, we are prepared to take your case to trial to protect your interests and achieve a successful outcome.

Why Put Your Trust In Us?

Why Choose HagEstad Law Group Civil Litigation Lawyers?

At HagEstad Law Group, PLLC, our civil litigation lawyers have:


50+ Years of Combined Experience

Our attorneys have extensive experience in civil litigation defense, and can provide the knowledgeable and effective representation you need.


95% of Cases Won

We have a proven track record of success in representing clients in a range of civil litigation matters.


500+ Clients Served

Our firm has served a large number of clients over the years, and we are committed to providing each of our clients with the personalized attention they deserve.

G. Patrick HagEstad

G. Patrick HagEstad

G. Patrick HagEstad

  • Licensed in Arizona and Montana
  • AV Preeminent Rated in Litigation, Insurance, and Professional liability by Martindale-Hubbell
David J. HagEstad

David J. HagEstad

David J. HagEstad

  • Licensed in Arizona, Montana, and Texas.
  • President of Surprise Professional Center Office Condo Association
David J. HagEstad

Brien B. Birge

Brien B. Birge

  • Licensed in Arizona and Montana
  • Specialized in Estate Planning & Insurance Litigation

Meet Our Montana Civil Litigation Attorneys

Our attorneys take a client-focused approach to their work, taking the time to understand our client's unique needs and goals. We know that every case is different, and we tailor our legal strategies to meet the specific needs of each client.

We also believe in the importance of communication and collaboration. We keep our clients informed at every stage of the legal process and work closely with them to develop effective legal strategies. Meet our professionals,

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What is civil litigation?

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Civil litigation is the process of resolving disputes between two or more parties through the court system. It involves a wide range of legal disputes, including breach of contract, personal injury, and property disputes.

What is the difference between civil litigation and criminal litigation?

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Civil litigation involves disputes between private parties, while criminal litigation involves disputes between the government and an individual accused of a crime.

How long does a civil litigation case take?

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The length of a civil litigation case can vary depending on the complexity of the case and other factors, such as the number of parties involved and the court's schedule. Some cases can be resolved in a matter of months, while others may take several years.

What is bad faith insurance?

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Bad faith insurance occurs when an insurance company fails to act in good faith in its dealings with its policyholders. This can include denying a claim without a reasonable basis, failing to properly investigate a claim, or failing to provide a fair settlement offer.

What is product liability?

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Product liability is an area of law that holds manufacturers, distributors, and sellers responsible for injuries or damages caused by their products. This can include defects in design, manufacturing, or marketing.

What is ERISA?

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The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) is a federal law that sets minimum standards for employee benefit plans, such as pension plans and health insurance. It also provides protections for participants and beneficiaries in these plans.