Personal Injury

February 1, 2022

The Costs of Zantac Cancer Injuries

For years, consumers reached for a Zantac when they had heartburn. After decades and tens of billions of dollars of sales, Zantac became one of the largest product recalls of all time over concerns that it causes cancer because it contains a contaminant called NDMA. Injured consumers face significant damages […]
January 18, 2022

Do You Have a Zantac Claim?

The Food and Drug Administration has directed consumers to avoid taking Zantac, and companies took Zantac and its generic forms off the shelves. Research revealed that the heartburn medication contains high levels of NDMA, which is leading to various cancer diagnoses in users. If you want to know if you […]
December 14, 2021

Was It A Simple Mistake or Medical Malpractice?

Physicians in the United States take the Hippocratic Oath and swear to do no harm. However, doctors are not infallible, and many patients suffer bodily injury during medical procedures or treatment performed by licensed doctors. Sometimes, these injuries are due to mistakes that any human could make. However, if a […]
December 3, 2021

Four Things to Know About Slip and Falls

Slip and falls occur every day in every jurisdiction in the United States. Traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and fractured bones are some of the most common injuries individuals experience after suffering slip and falls. The personal injury lawyers at O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Attorneys can help you determine who […]
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 […]
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 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.​
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 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 […]
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 […]
November 25, 2020
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Don’t Let the Insurance Company Bully You into Accepting a Bad Settlement

If someone else’s negligence leaves you injured, you are going to be dealing with an insurance company – or two. Simply allowing the insurance company to do what it’s paid to do is unlikely to serve your best interests. Before accepting a settlement offer for a personal injury claim, consult […]
November 19, 2020
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Bad Weather Doesn’t Excuse Poor Driving

When we take to the road in our vehicles, we shoulder the immense responsibility of driving safely – in relation to whatever variables are affecting the road at that time, including bad weather. It isn’t enough to simply follow the rules of the road to the letter. The fact is […]
November 10, 2020
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Can Slip & Falls Cause Serious Injuries?

The term slip and fall simply isn’t as serious-sounding as it should be. The fact is that falls account for one of the most common causes of unexpected injuries in the United States. If someone else’s negligence causes you to be injured in a slip and fall, do yourself a […]
November 2, 2020
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What Parents Should Know About Shaken Baby Syndrome and Brain Injury

While babies bring a lot of joy, there can be moments of frustration if a caregiver can’t console their crying. While most caregivers can handle these times just fine, sometimes feelings boil over and they start shaking the baby. It only takes a few seconds of shaking to cause irreversible […]
October 28, 2020
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The Importance of Medical Treatment After a Car Crash

If another motorist leaves you injured in a car crash, it can be difficult to know what your next step should be. While every car crash has its own set of unique circumstances that make up the case, there is one given that applies across the board, and this is […]
October 10, 2020
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What You Need to Know About Dog Bite Laws

Statistics reveal that approximately 4.5 million dog bites occur each year in the United States. Nearly 1 out of 5 bites become infected. In 2019, 48 dog attacks resulted in human death: 13 child victims, 3 victims (ages 10-18), and 32 adult victims. If you or a loved one has […]
September 8, 2020
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How Long Do Car Crash Cases Take to Settle?

When you are staring down at a pile of medical bills and other expenses from car crash injuries, you are likely eager to get the payment you deserve from the insurance company of the at-fault driver. While it is natural to want a check in your hand as soon as […]
August 28, 2020
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Mild Brain Injuries May Take Longer to Resolve than You Might Think

Concussions are categorized as mild traumatic brain injuries (MTBIs). While concussions can have a wide range of symptoms and effects, it is generally expected for these effects to clear up within a few weeks, or at least within a few months. However, as some MTBI victims can confirm, concussions do […]
August 6, 2020
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Zantac and Cancer: What you Need to Know

About 15 million people in the United States regularly used the prescription version of Zantac or similar drugs, while millions more used the over-the-counter variety. Now, these drugs have been pulled from the shelves, and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers to throw away any of these […]
July 7, 2020
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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 […]