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October 16, 2014

Drivers Should Be Extra Cautious on the Road during Harvest

Harvest time can be a very busy and stressful time for many farmers while also a very dangerous time for those on the roads. It’s important to watch for farm machinery, trucks and semis and make safety a top priority during harvest time.  Farmers Fatigued High operating costs, equipment breakdowns […]
October 10, 2014

I’m a Victim of Domestic Abuse. What Can I Do?

Domestic abuse is a very real, present issue in today’s society. With recent domestic abuse cases in the media, we would like to bring attention to this issue. Learn what you can do if you find yourself or someone you love in an abusive relationship. Types of Domestic Abuse Physical […]
October 8, 2014

Growing Concern of Safety in Fargo Moorhead – What You Should Remember

Following the tragic death of Thomas Bearson, an 18-year-old freshman attending NDSU, some Fargo-Moorhead residents find themselves concerned about their safety in this typically low-crime community. The FM Metro is a safe community, but even in the safest of communities, dangerous situations can occur. Our team at O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson […]
October 6, 2014

Why Concussions and Other Personal Sports Injuries Need to be Taken Seriously

The heart of high school football season is here. Between screaming fans, stands painted with school pride, and rowdy celebrations are the risk of serious sports injuries for those high school football players. From torn ligaments to concussions to dislocated shoulders, sports injuries are serious injuries which need to be […]
October 1, 2014

Surface Rights versus Mineral Rights. What North Dakota Residents Should Know.

With the Western North Dakota oil boom in full swing, it is important for North Dakota residents to know their rights. Knowing the difference between surface rights and mineral rights can prevent you from getting scammed and ensure you are receiving the monetary compensation you deserve.  Surface Estate vs. Mineral […]
September 29, 2014

O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss Participates in Food Drive for Great Plains Food Bank

September 19, 2014

Dean Rindy Named to Super Lawyer 2014 List

We are excited to announce that O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss attorney, Dean Rindy, has been selected to the Great Plains Super Lawyers 2014 list. Super Lawyers is a highly recognized list of outstanding lawyers in the state and region that showcase exceptional achievements in over 70 practice areas. The selection […]
September 17, 2014

Sean Foss Named Rising Star by Super Lawyers

September 15, 2014

Blood Alcohol Tests for DUI, Do You Need a Warrant?

The Supreme Court of South Dakota recently handed down a unanimous decision stating that either a warrant or consent is needed in order to take a blood sample from a suspected drunk driver. With a woman in the case, who refused to take the test argued to the State Supreme […]
September 8, 2014

Kids Going Back-to-School? Safety Tips You Should Know

September 5, 2014

Pool and Water Safety a Serious Summer Problem

When the sun is out and the weather is hot, all people want to do is be in the water. Swimming is the most popular summer activity but very few make water safety a priority. The truth is that drowning ranks fifth among the leading causes of unintentional injury deaths […]
August 28, 2014

Watch What You Say, Law Enforcement May Be Monitoring Jail Calls and Emails

When serving jail time, it is important to stay in contact with your attorney. The conversations should be open and honest in order for your attorney to best represent you. But how can you keep the line of communication between you and your lawyer open when the lines are being […]
August 25, 2014

O’Brien Lindbo Named to the 2014 Great Plains Super Lawyers List

O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss partner, Tatum O’Brien Lindbo has been selected to the 2014 Great Plains Super Lawyers list.  This is the second year in a row that Tatum has received this high level of recognition. A list reserved for outstanding lawyers with a high degree of peer recognition and […]
August 21, 2014

How the Collaborative Process is Revolutionizing Divorce in North Dakota

What do you think of when you hear the word “divorce”? Many associate divorce with arguments, fighting and bickering. However, there is an alternative that takes a lot of the negativity out of the process. It’s called Collaborative Divorce. The North Dakota Collaborative Divorce Group is a team of divorce […]
August 18, 2014

O’Brien Lindbo and O’Keeffe Return from AAJ National Conference in Baltimore

Tatum O’Brien Lindbo and Tim O’Keeffe attended the 2014 American Association for Justice Convention at the end of July in Baltimore, MD. Bringing together leaders in the legal field, the convention provides discussion opportunities and expertise to increase knowledge about representing clients. Conference Highlights The four-day conference features a variety […]
August 1, 2014

What to Do if You’ve Been in a Motorcycle Accident

In recent years, motorcycles have become a hugely popular means of transportation. Not only are these vehicles fun, but they’re a smart alternative to driving a large car with poor mileage. The economic factors alone make this vehicle extremely appealing. However, with motorcycles being smaller than most cars on the […]
July 31, 2014

How to Prevent the Most Common Cause of Death in America

Do you know the number one cause of death in America? Here’s a hint – it’s also one of the most preventable causes of death. Car accidents are the most common cause of death in Americans, especially those between the ages of four and 27 years old. The good news? […]
July 28, 2014

DUIs in the Summer: Why It’s a Problem

A long and lazy summer afternoon by the pool with drinks and friends can be just what you need to unwind and recharge. A pool day turns into a barbeque with beers and laughs all around. You begin to feel a bit tired and decide it’s time to head home […]
July 25, 2014

What Your Family Needs to Know About Boat Accidents and Safety

Summers in North Dakota and Minnesota would not be complete without weekends spent at the lake. Fishing, having bonfires, skiing, wakeboarding, and swimming – these are all possible summer activities in the area. But what do you do when an accident happens, especially one with the boat? Over 230 Minnesota […]
July 21, 2014

What You Should Know if You are involved in a Bicycle Accident

A casual bike ride is a great way to enjoy an afternoon. The sun is shining, the weather is pleasant, and you are getting some exercise while cruising around town. It can make for a pleasant time until the driver of a car isn’t paying attention to you and hits […]
July 16, 2014

Recent Products Liability Case May Affect Gynecological Patients

As the medical world has seen great technological advances in surgical devices, some devices have also caused unforeseen medical complications. Between one and two dozen patients have filed product liability cases against the manufacturers of laparoscopic power morcellators, devices used to slice and remove uterine fibroids. Patients say the devices can spread […]
July 14, 2014

Can a Cop Search my Phone? New Information You Should Know

In a recent Supreme Court ruling, police are now required to obtain a search warrant in order to search a suspect’s cell phone. Moving in favor of privacy rights, the decision came unanimously and went against other agencies, such as the U.S. Department of Justice, who favored having more search […]
July 8, 2014

Cops Used Excessive Force. Do You Have a Case?

July 7, 2014

Too Intoxicated? Could the Server be at Fault?

You may have been at a bar where you have seen someone very intoxicated leave. What if they get in a car to drive home and cause an accident? When something tragic such as this happens, who is to blame? This varies by state, but we’ve broken down some of the […]
July 3, 2014

The Dangers and After Effects of Distracted Driving

What have 78% of teenagers and young adults admitted to doing that has caused 421,000 people to become injured and 3,328 to die in just one year? They have been distracted while driving. With injuries increasing from year to year, the epidemic of distracted driving is a huge issue nationwide. […]
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