News | O'Keeffe O'Brien Lyson Attorneys - Part 25


February 24, 2014

Auto Defects You Need to be Aware of- Keep Your Family Safe

Many car manufacturers pride themselves on the high level of safety their vehicles provide. However, many auto defects are directly responsible for injuries caused every single day. Some of the most common auto defects include: seat belts, structural supports, and airbags. Continue reading to learn more about these common defects. […]
February 12, 2014

O’Brien Lindbo Appointed Revitalization Governor by AAJ

O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss is proud to announce that Tatum O’Brien Lindbo has been appointed as a Revitalization Governor by the American Association for Justice. About Tatum Tatum specializes in criminal defense, personal injury and general litigation. She is described by her clients and colleagues as tenacious and intelligent, and […]
February 3, 2014

Social Media and Criminal Law – What Victims and Witnesses Need to Know

It’s no secret that social media has recently become a huge part of society. These days, social media users are tied into virtually everything –even the law. Government investigations and criminal litigation have turned to social media for a variety of reasons. Continue reading to learn what victims and witnesses […]
January 17, 2014

Collaborative Law Changes Divorce in the Fargo Moorhead Area

O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss is excited to announce that Tracy Lyson is now trained to practice Collaborative Law.  Tracy is known for always putting the best interest of her clients and their family members first, and that is why she and collaborative practice make the perfect fit. She, as well […]
January 8, 2014

Top Signs you need a Criminal Defense Attorney

Being charged with a crime is a nerve-racking and stressful time for you and those around you. In many instances, a criminal defense attorney is hired to represent those who have been charged with a crime. If you aren’t sure if you should hire a criminal defense attorney for your […]
December 31, 2013

Custody Disputes and Mediation: Things You Need to Consider

Divorce and break-ups are difficult. For those going through this time, whether it be a relationship break up or a marriage, this gets even more difficult for those with children. Many couples are faced with custody disputes. Part of the process is mediation between the parents. In North Dakota, if […]
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 […]
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 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 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 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 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 […]