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December 12, 2013

Selling a Business? Hiring an Attorney is in Your Best Interest

December 5, 2013

How is Paternity Established in North Dakota?

Paternity is defined as the legal admission of a man being the father and holding responsibility to a child.  There are a number of benefits to establishing paternity including financial support from both a mother and father, visitation rights, and a larger family for the child. There are a few […]
December 2, 2013

Learn About Mergers and Acquisitions: The Basics

Mergers and Acquisitions play a huge part in the world of corporate finance. These events happen on a regular basis and can have a lasting impact on the companies involved. When investing, or thinking of starting to invest, it is important to understand what a Merger or Acquisition is, and […]
November 27, 2013

Been Hurt on the Job? What to do Next

If you have been injured on the job, don’t just ignore it.  It doesn’t matter if the injury is big or small. At the first sign of a work place injury, you need to take the right actions in order to protect yourself from consequences later on. Document. It is […]
November 15, 2013

Who is Responsible for Car Accidents in Icy Conditions?

October 30, 2013

Tim O’Keeffe of O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss Attorneys Attends TAGLaw’s International Conference in Munich

O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss Attorneys’ legal alliance, TAGLaw®, recently held its 29th international conference from October 21st through 23rd in Munich. In attendance at the conference was O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss Attorneys partner, Tim O’Keeffe. The conference provides TAGLaw members various networking opportunities and group breakout sessions, TAGLaw members attended […]
October 25, 2013

Morgan Reinke Joins O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss as Their Newest Attorney

O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss is excited to introduce our newest attorney, Morgan Reinke. She may be our newest attorney, but this isn’t her first experience working with the O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss team as she was previously a law clerk for the firm. We’re proud to have Morgan return to […]
October 24, 2013

Minnesota DWI Laws – The Effect of Brooks and McNeely on DUI/DWI Cases

In April, the McNeely decision meant that law enforcement around the nation will have to at least consider obtaining a search warrant prior to administering a chemical test for intoxication. This change may have a direct effect on those who are currently facing DWI and DUI charges – especially those […]
October 15, 2013

Meet Jeff Gunkelman, O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss’s Newest Attorney

O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss is proud to announce the newest member of our team, Jeff Gunkelman. Jeff is an excellent attorney who focuses on matters pertaining to small business, real estate and personal estate planning. The O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss team is excited to have Jeff join our team of […]
October 10, 2013

Levaquin is Linked to Tendon Ruptures. Do you have a Personal Injury Case?

Levaquin is a widely prescribed antibiotic that was commonly used as a treatment for serious bacterial infections or infections that were unresponsive to other medications. However, in 2010 there were more than 700 reported cases of Levaquin tendon ruptures, including to the Achilles heel and rotatory cuff. These 700 cases […]
September 25, 2013

Avoid Illness or Wrongful Death by Checking Your Medicine Cabinet

According to a study, deaths caused by medical error and adverse drug reactions are estimated to account for a total of 204,000 deaths annually.  And figures from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal that drug fatalities are a trend that appear to be on the rise. As a […]
September 24, 2013

Do you need a Criminal Defense Attorney?

For most people, dealing with the law can be scary, unknown territory. Many find themselves asking the question, “Do I need a criminal defense attorney?” The truth is that if you are asking yourself that question, you at least owe it to yourself to speak with one. What types of […]
September 10, 2013

The Six Most Common Business Law Mistakes You May Be Making

Business owners have a lot of responsibilities – they have to delegate responsibilities, promote the company, manage the administrative duties – the list goes on. The last thing that any of them have is extra time. When a business finds itself in legal trouble, they need a lot of time […]
August 28, 2013

LLC vs. Corporation. Which is right for your business?

There is a lot to consider when starting a business. While deciding if you will be a Limited Liability Company (LLC) or a corporation (Inc.) may seem complicated, it is a very important decision that will have a significant impact in the future. LLCs are fairly new as they started […]
August 23, 2013

Have you been in a car accident? What you need to know about whiplash.

If you haven’t been in a driving accident, consider yourself very lucky. According to the National Highway Traffic Administration, car accidents happen every minute of the day. In fact, summed up on a yearly basis, there are 5.25 million driving accidents per year. Unfortunately, injuries ranging from minor to severe are […]
August 13, 2013

Get to Know the O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss Litigation Team

General Litigation encompasses a variety of claims including personal injury, employment, business contract disputes, and the list goes on. As someone going through the litigation process, you want to work with an experienced team that you can trust. The Litigation Team at O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss is exactly that. Meet […]
August 9, 2013

Bicycling Accidents – Study Reveals Something All Cyclists Should Know

Riding bicycles has always been a fun pastime, especially during these summer months. It doesn’t matter if you go on leisurely bike rides with your family or are training for a big bike race, a new study reveals something all bike riders should know. What’s the big news? A recent […]
August 1, 2013

Be Aware of Your Posts: Social Media Plays a Big Role in Legal Cases

We all know that social media is an integral part of our culture. Whether you use Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram or Vine, you should be aware of what you are posting and how it could ultimately become part of legal proceedings. Did you know? Anything that you post online may […]
July 29, 2013

O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss Attorneys Participate in American Association for Justice National Conference

Tim O’Keeffe and Tatum O’Brien Lindbo recently attended the American Association for Justice National Conference. The Big Event The convention was held July 20-23 in San Francisco. The event came complete with the tag line – Knowledge + Networking, a winning combination. The American Association for Justice, which was formerly […]
July 16, 2013

Tatum O’Brien Lindbo Elected President of ND Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

The North Dakota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers had their Annual Meeting on June 23, 2013. At the meeting, the board holds their officer elections, and O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss is excited to announce that Partner, Tatum O’Brien Lindbo was elected the organization’s President. What is the North Dakota Association […]
July 10, 2013

You got bit by a dog! What you need to know.

According to the CDC, 4.5 million Americans are bitten by dogs each years, and one in five dog bites result in injuries that require medical attention. This large number has been growing over the years, and it has resulted in many victims deciding to take legal action. Have you been […]
July 3, 2013

Unnecessary Surgeries Making Headlines for Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Recently there have been a lot of headlines about patients receiving unnecessary surgeries. One example is the story of professional baseball player, Johnathan Stelly, who was told he needed a pacemaker. He stopped playing ball, but later found out that he didn’t actually need the surgery. The truth of the […]
June 12, 2013

Many Cases Back in Court after Drug Dog Ruling in Cass County

In Fargo, there are many residents who live in apartment buildings throughout the community. Recently, there was a case in in which a man residing in an apartment had his rights violated, which resulted in a Fargo Judge throwing out the evidence finding it was illegally obtained. Furthermore, the judge […]
June 10, 2013

What Does the New Drunk Driving Bill Mean For You?

On April 29th, Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed a new bill to make North Dakota’s drunk driving laws stronger. North Dakota House Bill 1302 will go into effect on August 1st of this year.  What are the major differences that this law makes? Your First DUI Offense: (look back period is […]
June 6, 2013

Summertime Safety – What to Do if you’re in a Motorcycle Accident

“Riding a motorcycle on today’s highways, you have to ride in a very defensive manner. You have to be a good rider and you have to have both hands and both feet on the controls at all times.” – Evil Knievel. Even the world’s most noted motorcycle daredevil cautions motorcyclists […]
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