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July 7, 2020

Did You Get Into a Car Crash on Your Road Trip? ? Here’s How to Recover Compensation.

The COVID-19 pandemic has halted travel plans for many households. With increased risks of exposure on airplanes and other forms of mass transportation, families in the Fargo area are rethinking their summer vacation plans. For many people, this means they might be taking a road trip.  Some people might be […]
June 18, 2020

5 Reasons Why a Prenuptial Agreement Is a Good Idea

When entering into a marriage, the plans are always for it to last forever. Unfortunately, that may not always be the outcome. Today, around half of all marriages tragically end in divorce. While this conclusion may never be your intention, with such high odds, protecting yourself and your assets before […]
June 2, 2020

Do Force Majeure Clauses Apply to COVID-19 Circumstances?

As many businesses have been shut down due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, companies have lost revenue, experienced staff shortages, had interruptions in supply chains, and many more difficulties. All of these circumstances can make it challenging or impossible for a company to fulfill its obligations under one or more […]
May 26, 2020

Calculating Losses After a Personal Injury

After an unexpected injury in a vehicle crash, slip and fall, or another type of incident, you might recognize that another party should be liable for your losses. Even if you know which insurance claims you should file to seek your rightful compensation, how do you know how much compensation […]
May 6, 2020

The Importance of Medical Treatment Following an Accident

When you are sick, you likely will go to the doctor to get the right diagnosis and treatment plan so you can feel better. The same should be true if you are in an accident and sustain injuries. Following an accident, many people think that feeling sore, stiff, or disoriented […]
April 10, 2020

Who You Should Not Talk to After a Personal Injury Case Has Been Filed

In this part of the country, there is an independent streak that can be found in many citizens. This personality trait encourages them to seek common sense, informal, and independent ways in which to resolve their differences, disputes, and problems. While this admirable trait embodies the American spirit, it can […]
April 2, 2020

Co-Parenting Amid COVID-19 Quarantine? Things to Keep in Mind.

We are all facing uncertainty and unfamiliar territory with the current COVID-19 pandemic. Many of us are balancing working from home while at the same time overseeing our children’s online learning, all the while trying to distance ourselves socially and still maintain our physical and mental health. Add in co-parenting […]
April 1, 2020

Is Driving With a Suspended License a Serious Charge?

Your driver’s license might be suspended in North Dakota for a variety of reasons. If this happens, losing your driving privileges can be highly inconvenient or even costly, as you might have trouble getting to work and other obligations. Some people decide to drive anyway, assuming that they will not […]
March 13, 2020

Are Birth Injuries the Result of Medical Malpractice?

When you have a child in a hospital or birth center, you expect the medical professionals to ensure that everything goes as it should and to protect the health of you and your newborn child. Unfortunately, many children in Fargo and across the United States sustain injuries during the birth […]
March 11, 2020

Do You Have to Go to Court if You Were Injured in a Car Accident?

Many people learn about personal injury cases from television and movies, where they see injury victims using crutches to take the witness stand in court. In reality, the personal injury process takes place mostly outside of the courtroom – and some cases never make it to court at all. The […]
March 6, 2020

Think You Can Refuse a DUI Test in Minnesota? Think Again.

There are many state-by-state differences when it comes to DUI laws. Did you know that refusing a DUI test in Minnesota can cost you your drivers license? The attorneys at O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss are here to help you understand the details of Minnesota DUI laws. Minnesota Has an Implied […]
March 4, 2020

Attorneys Demand North Dakota Catholic Dioceses End Cover-up of Clergy Abuse and Release Files

At a news conference Wednesday, March 4, Fargo attorneys Tim O’Keeffe, Tatum O’Brien, and Waite Parke, MN attorney Mike Bryant released an 80-page document detailing church assignment history for 53 clergy who have substantiated allegations of sexual abuse of a minor, along with other diocese staff assignment information.  The attorneys […]
February 28, 2020

Common Personal Injury Terms for Victims

If you were the victim of an injury caused by another individual or company, you likely need to recover physically from your injuries, as well as financially from your injury-related losses. The process of financial recovery can be confusing, and it can include different legal terms common to injury cases. […]
February 20, 2020

Were You Hit by an Uninsured Driver?

Most drivers know that following a car crash, they should stop and – at the very least – exchange contact and insurance information with other drivers involved. This is because you might need to file a claim with the liable driver’s insurance to cover property damage costs or losses you […]
February 14, 2020

Things I Wish I Had Known Before I’d Bought My House

Buying your first house is right up there with many of the milestones of American life: buying your first car, choosing a college, getting married, and having a baby. All require (or should require) a considerable amount of thought to get it right. First time home buyers often spend a […]
February 12, 2020

Your First Personal Injury Case: What to Expect

Most people that have been injured and decide to pursue a personal injury claim have little or no experience with the legal system and may have never even consulted with an attorney before. Read on to learn what to expect when it comes to your personal injury case. Don’t Sweat […]
February 8, 2020

The North Dakota 24/7 Sobriety Program Explained

If you didn’t know, the 24/7 Sobriety Program is a statewide program that provides an alternative to jail time for those charged with or convicted of drunk driving or other alcohol related offenses. It was based on a similar program that was developed in South Dakota and was fully implemented […]
February 5, 2020

Understanding Marijuana Possession Laws in ND and MN

With new laws regarding marijuana usage discussed frequently in the news, it can feel unclear what the laws are regarding the possession and usage of marijuana in North Dakota and Minnesota. With medicinal legalization in Minnesota, knowing these differences is more important than ever. North Dakota Possession of marijuana in […]