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Ben Snipes

Ben Snipes

Kovacich Snipes Johnson, PC
  • Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Asbestos & Mesothelioma ...
  • Montana
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Biography

Ben Snipes is a plaintiff's personal injury attorney, specializing in serious injury cases. His practice presently focuses on catastrophic workplace injuries, trucking and motor vehicle accidents, asbestos related diseases and mesothelioma cases.

In addition to a traditional plaintiffs practice, Mr. Snipes carries a significant Qui Tam/False Claims Act whistleblower and workers' compensation caseload.

He is an AV Preeminent rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell® and has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Montana by The National Trial Lawyers® since 2014. Since 2018, he has been recognized as a Rising Star (for attorneys 40 years or younger) by Super Lawyers. In 2019, Mr. Snipes and his partner, Mark Kovaicich, were named Trial Lawyers of the Year by the Montana Trial Lawyers Association.

He has participated in educational seminars and published articles for the Montana Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Snipes has been a shareholder with Kovacich Snipes, P.C., since 2015 and is admitted to practice in all Montana federal and state courts and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Education
University of Montana School of Law
J.D. (2008)
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Professional Experience
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Kovacich Snipes Johnson, P.C.
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Using Workers’ Compensation as a Springboard for Tort Actions
Trial Trends (MTLA)
Workers' Compensation Bad Faith Claims
Trial Trends (MTLA)
Speaking Engagements
Interplay Between Contract and Tort Damages, St. Patrick's Day CLE, Butte, Montana
State Bar of Montana
Damages and Argument at Trial, Spring Seminar, Anaconda, Montana
Montana Trial Lawyers Association
Administrative Venues and Your Clients- Montana Medical Legal Panel, Spring Seminar, Great Falls, Montana
Montana Trial Lawyers Association
Trying Your Case in Montana Federal Courts- Federal Trials Civil Panel, Federal Bar Association CLE 2017, Missoula, Montana
Federal Bar Association- Montana Chapter
MTLA Spring Seminar- Host, MTLA Spring Seminar- 2014, Great Falls, Montana
Montana Trial Lawyers Associatoin
Awards
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
This award is limited to the top 5% of lawyers in the United States.
Trial Lawyer of the Year
Montana Trial Lawyers Association
Awarded for Outstanding Trial Advocacy to Ben Snipes and Mark Kovacich
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Limited to the top 2.5% of attorneys either 40 years of age or younger or with less than 10 years of practice.
AV
Martindale-Hubbell
Top 40 Under 40
National Trial Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Professional Associations
Cascade County Law Clinic, Inc. Pro Bono Program
Board of Directors
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Federal Bar Association- Montana Chapter
Board of Directors
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Montana State Bar
Member
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Montana Trial Lawyers Association
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Montana
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9th Circuit
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
    We work exclusively on a contingent fee basis. If we don't recover, our clients have no obligation to pay.
Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Workers' Compensation
Asbestos & Mesothelioma
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
Medical Malpractice
Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
Nursing Home Abuse
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Firm Website
Blog
Firm Blog
Contact & Map
Kovacich Snipes Johnson, P.C.
21 3rd Street North, Suite 301
Great Falls, MT 59401
Telephone: (406) 500-5000
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed