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October 26, 2021

Risks of Injuries on Halloween

Fall is a special season in North Dakota, and Halloween is a time during which families bond while celebrating the annual harvest. While Halloween activities are fun for all ages, they also pose risks of bodily injury to both children and adults. Pedestrian injuries, automobile accidents, and falls are all […]
July 1, 2021

Delivery Trucks Are an Under-The-Road Hazard

Over the past year, with the pandemic sharply limiting people’s ability to go out shopping, online ordering has skyrocketed, as has the number of delivery vans and other vehicles on the streets of America. With the growing popularity of shopping online, delivery trucks have been an ever-larger presence on our […]
June 24, 2021

Different Forms of Medical Malpractice

People should be able to trust their doctors. They rely on their doctors to figure out what is wrong with them and treat their illness or injury properly. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always happen. Doctors are people, and people make mistakes. When doctors make mistakes, though, the results can be catastrophic. […]
June 17, 2021

When Can You Get Compensation for Lost Earnings

If you are injured, whether in a traffic collision, a slip and fall, or in any other situation, and that injury is the result of another person’s negligence, you likely will be able to recover compensation for your losses. But what does that mean?  You would always expect to be […]
May 21, 2021

Did a Defective Vehicle Cause Your Crash?

More often than not, collisions result from driver negligence or recklessness. It’s often fairly clear who’s at fault for a crash, but sometimes, it’s not the driver on the road – sometimes, it’s the company that put that vehicle on the road. While today’s vehicles are designed with a larger […]
May 3, 2021

Common Arrests from Traffic Stops

It is always stressful to see flashing blue or red lights in your rearview mirror, even if you believe you’ve done nothing wrong. However, being the driver in a car stopped by police for a traffic violation is the most common reason most Americans come into contact with the police […]
May 1, 2021

Warning: Don’t Let Creditors Inherit from You or Your Spouse

Although spouses receive special treatment when inheriting a retirement account such as an IRA (the ability to roll over the account into a personal retirement account and to stretch the distributions over their lifetime), the retirement account you leave for your spouse can still be seized in a divorce, a […]
April 30, 2021

Do You Need a Lawyer for a Misdemeanor Charge?

Is it worth investing in legal counsel to help you defend a misdemeanor charge? Find out the answer in our latest blog! Read here ?
April 26, 2021

How Can You Tell if an Insurance Settlement Offer is Fair?

No two personal injury settlements are alike. It can be difficult to determine whether or not you’re receiving a good insurance offer as injuries are, ideally, not a regular part of your life. Often, the insurance company might encourage you to just settle with their offer before you seek legal […]
April 19, 2021

Don’t Ignore the Signs of a Possible Concussion

Every year, there are an estimated 3.8 million sports and recreation-related concussions in the United States. Millions more occur as a result of falls and car crashes, which, together with sports injuries, make up the top causes of concussions each year. Most concussions are mild, but all concussions are classified […]
April 19, 2021

Is Shoplifting a Serious Offense

Shoplifting happens pretty much anyplace that has retail shops, which is pretty much everywhere you find people living. From the corner convenience store or gas station to the Neiman-Marcus store in the highest of high-end shopping districts, shoplifting happens. Some places list shoplifting as a specific crime in their statutes […]
April 16, 2021

How Lawyers Can Fight to Lower Your Bail

The right to reasonable bail when you are facing criminal charges is enshrined in the United States Constitution and in North Dakota’s state constitution. The requirement for reasonable bail is found in the Eighth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, which prohibits “excessive bail,” as does Section 11 of the state […]
April 16, 2021

How Much is a Zantac Claim Worth?

One of the world's most popular over-the-counter drugs may have done more harm than good to consumers. If you or a loved one suffered from cancer that you suspect may be linked to Zantac, contact one of our experienced personal injury lawyers today.​
April 9, 2021

Is Marijuana Possession a Crime in North Dakota?

Many states are eliminating laws against marijuana possession but has North Dakota joined the wave?
March 26, 2021

Possible Criminal Penalties for Causing a Drunk Driving Crash

A careless night out on the town can cost a lot more than just the bar tab. The consequences of a DUI conviction vary based on the circumstances – including whether a crash occurred or the severity of the crash. Regardless of how destructive the collision was, expect to face […]
March 18, 2021

Were You Released from the Hospital Too Soon?

Typically, most people don’t want to be in the hospital. It can be a very unpleasant, isolating, and expensive experience, and you’re generally there because you’re in a lot of pain. Even so, you also don’t want to be discharged from a hospital far too early, when you could still […]
February 25, 2021

DUI/DWI Arrests Increase as Restrictions Ease Up

The COVID-19 lockdowns and limits on restaurant and bar openings and crowd size restrictions have had a positive effect on DUI/DWI arrests. Fewer people out, fewer arrests. But as these restrictions are easing up, it’s important to keep in mind the tragic and deadly consequences that can result from drunk […]
February 18, 2021

Common Injuries During the Winter

There’s a reason we say the “weather outside is frightful.” Fargo, North Dakota, and the greater Upper Midwest are known for their polarizing weather extremes, and with that, a big polar winter chill. While we have great small, safe gatherings of family, they can also bring their own unique set […]
February 16, 2021

Common Probation Violations

Following an initial sentence, probation is an interim period that allows offenders to stay out of incarceration under court-ordered conditions and restrictions. It is an opportunity that might be available in cases involving less severe criminal charges, first-time offenders, and other mitigating circumstances. Probation sometimes require a mandated rehab or […]
February 11, 2021

Were You Diagnosed with Cancer After Taking Zantac?

If you were diagnosed with cancer after taking the drug, Zantac, our Fargo team of trusted injury attorneys may be able to help. Call to schedule a free case evaluation!
January 25, 2021

How a Domestic Violence Conviction Can Impact Your Life

Domestic violence is a serious criminal allegation that can impact your life in many ways. Even if you’re only convicted of a misdemeanor offense, it can still carry life-altering ramifications that derail the entire course of your future. These ramifications include where you live, where you can travel, career opportunities, […]
December 14, 2020

Buyer Beware: How to Avoid Estate Planning Scams

Imagine spending thousands of dollars on an estate plan to protect loved ones, only to find that no true protection exists. Unfortunately, this scenario happens on a regular basis to individuals who are victims of estate planning schemes. According to a report conducted by the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau […]
December 14, 2020

North Dakota Traffic Crash Stats

Traffic crashes happen – far too often – and they often end in tragedy. North Dakota’s traffic crash stats are illuminating and worthy of taking into careful consideration. If another motorist leaves you injured in a traffic crash, don’t put off consulting with an experienced Fargo personal injury attorney. Crashes […]
December 14, 2020

What is Parental Kidnapping?

As a parent, you likely feel that it’s your obligation to always do what’s best for your child. Unfortunately, in some cases, taking your child without the consent of his or her other parent can result in criminal allegations of parental kidnapping. Parental kidnapping typically occurs in one of two […]
November 27, 2020
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Tips for Making a Peaceful Holiday Visiting Schedule

The holiday season is supposed to be a time when families enjoy each other’s company, but in divorced families, scheduling can make a time that should be fun stressful, and overwhelming. Although holiday visitation arrangements are typically part of the final divorce decree, certain details need to be worked out […]
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