Pretrial Procedure: Judgment on the Pleadings
Keller v. Montana University System Self Funded Workers' Compensation Program [08/08/12] 2012 MTWCC 30 A party moving for judgment on the pleadings must establish that on the face of the Petition no material issue of fact remains and the movant is entitled to judgment as a matter of law. The allegations in the Petition are deemed true, and construed in a light most favorable to the Petitioner.
Lanz v. Liberty Northwest Ins. Corp. [04/29/05] 2005 MTWCC 22 For purposes of a motion for judgment on the pleadings, the facts alleged in the petition are construed in a light most favorable to the petitioner and deemed true.