Gross Law Group, P.A. is pleased to welcome Mr. Shea A.B. Sammons to our team!
Shea A.B. Sammons, Esq.
Mr. Sammons is a 5th generation Montanan, born in Missoula and raised in Charlo. He attended UM-Western where he earned his B.A. in 2012. He went on to the UM School of Law graduating with his J.D. in 2015. In Law School, Shea was captain of the Jessop Moot Court team and was awarded a member of the Order of Barristers for Outstanding Oral Advocacy. Shea clerked for the Brown Law Firm and Wills Law Firm during law school. He is admitted to practice in all Montana Courts and the US-Court-District of Montana.
Shea’s is a skilled and experienced litigator who has tried many cases to verdict and has represented clients before the Montana Supreme Court. Shea has defended actions before the Montana Workers’Compensation Court involving medical causation, statutes of limitations, jurisdiction of Workers’ Compensation Court, entitlement to wage-loss benefits, entitlement to medical benefits, “Horse Play” exception, designation of treating physicians, course of employment, arising from employment, termination exception to wage-loss benefits, coming and going exception, vocational rehabilitation, right of privacy, procedural and substantive due process, unreasonable delay or denial to pay benefits, standing and asbestos related disease. His practice includes a range of civil litigation, worker’s compensation, employment law and business law.
In addition to courtroom advocacy, Shea has acted as an advisor to the rules committee which set the administrative rules for the Workers’ Compensation Court and has worked with clients to draft proposed legislation and present the proposals to legislators. He has assisted employers in drafting employment policies and guidelines consistent with Montana employment law and the Montana Workers’ Compensation Act, assisted claims adjusters in determining claim value, liability exposure and settling claims prior to initiation of litigation, drafted coverage opinions on various issues arising under Montana and Federal law.
When not working tirelessly to protect our client’s rights, Shea enjoys snowboarding, fly fishing and running long distances.