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Why are you doing so much…

Why are you doing so much of your work in North Dakota?

Why are you doing so much… Well, I am doing a lot of work in North Dakota because first of all I grew up there and I love the place. My mom’s 89 and still lives in the home where she raised all ten of her kids. So I love to get out to North Dakota. I still consider it home.… Read More
What types of cases are y…

What types of cases are you seeing most frequently in North Dakota?

What types of cases are y… Most of the cases we’re seeing in North Dakota are oil and gas-related and we’re working mostly in the western part of the state where the Bakken and Three Forks oil formations and shale formations are where all of the oil and gas drilling is goi… Read More
How have local hospitals…

How have local hospitals been affected by the growing number of injured workers in western North Dakota?

How have local hospitals… The main medical care providers in the oil patch are overwhelmed with these injuries and many of them very, very serious and we have clients who were treated in the emergency room one day and waited four or five hours then returned the next day for a… Read More
What is unique about oil…

What is unique about oil and gas-related injuries?

What is unique about oil… What’s unique about oil and gas-related injuries is that — you know we learned this concept in law school, ultra-hazardous activity. Oil and gas extraction is by its very nature an ultra-hazardous activity. Now I commend a lot of the producin… Read More
What are some of the long…

What are some of the long-term effects of oil and gas-related injuries?

What are some of the long… Like many personal injuries, you know, the long-term effects are lifetime. You never get rid of them, but we’re seeing – and this is not unlike other kinds of cases we handle. You see traumatic brain injury. You see amputation. You see fractures… Read More
Is workers’ compensatio…

Is workers’ compensation the only remedy available to an injured worker in an oil and gas-related incident?

Is workers’ compensatio… Now in virtually every oil and gas-related incident workers’ compensation is almost always available and it’s the first source of compensation for many of these people who are injured. Unfortunately for a lot of them it’s the only source of com… Read More
What is the first thing I…

What is the first thing I should do if I have been injured in an oil or gas-related injury?

What is the first thing I… The first things one should do if there’s an injury, and it’s true not only for oil and gas injuries, but for all injuries is to number one try to get the names. Ask the people around you who’ve witnessed it to give you their names and telepho… Read More
What has been one of your…

What has been one of your most memorable cases in North Dakota?

What has been one of your… You know, there’s been a lot of interesting cases we’ve handled in North Dakota. One of the most interesting ones is going on right now. We’re scheduled to try it in Federal Court in North Dakota later this year. It involves the severe brain in… Read More
How can a client afford a…

How can a client afford a really good lawyer in a personal injury case?

How can a client afford a… You know, there’s a wonderful thing about America’s legal system and that is that someone who suffered a personal injury or whose family has been through a wrongful death can hire a really good lawyer that they would not otherwise be able to affo… Read More
How does a contingency fe…

How does a contingency fee work in a personal injury case?

How does a contingency fe… The contingent fee is a deal that a lawyer or law firm makes with the personal injury or wrongful death client to take all of the financial risk and burden of prosecuting a case or looking at a claim or investigating a claim in the first instance off… Read More
Will I be able to explain…

Will I be able to explain my case to an attorney without paying a fee?

Will I be able to explain… Just about every lawyer who does my kind of work and myself and my firm included will see any client for free to sit down and discuss what happened, to get a feel for whether or not a case has promise or not. You know, I often get asked by folks who… Read More
At what point after my ac…

At what point after my accident should I pursue a personal injury claim?

At what point after my ac… Don’t worry about the claim. That can always come later, okay, but worry about the potential of a claim right away. And that requires that a person – unless someone has been injured is absolutely certain that that injury won’t linger, unless th… Read More
What should I look for in…

What should I look for in a personal injury lawyer?

What should I look for in… From time to time I have opportunities to answer questions from family or friends about what should I look for in a lawyer in some field other than my own, and I always say the same thing. Number one, you should be able to tell that they really care… Read More
What are some of the most…

What are some of the most common personal injury claims to come out of plane crashes?

What are some of the most… If a plane crashes – you asked about plane crashes. If a plane crashes something went wrong. A lot of times it’s pilot error in which case the pilot’s family or the pilot himself may not be able to sue, but the passengers may be able to make a… Read More
How are plane crashes and…

How are plane crashes and accidents investigated?

How are plane crashes and… Plane crashes are investigated much the same way we investigate anything. You can investigate it privately, but in the case of airplane and jet crashes, you have also the FAA, the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety… Read More
At what point do personal…

At what point do personal injury lawyers become involved in a plane crash investigation?

At what point do personal… As early as we can be, we’d like to know because the wreckage itself, the scene, when I’ve investigated plane crashes I would like to be there while the aircraft is resting where it came down whether it was in a lake or whether it was on land I w… Read More
What are typical challeng…

What are typical challenges a client faces when bringing a claim for a motorcycle injury?

What are typical challeng… Motorcycle injuries have a lot of the characteristics of other motor vehicle crashes but some things are unique. The motorcycle itself may leave different kinds of markings on the roadway then what a typical motor vehicle accident. The motorcycle its… Read More
Should I call the police…

Should I call the police immediately after I have been in a bicycle injury?

Should I call the police… I pray that all of them are well enough to. Unfortunately some of them are not; some are not in a position to call the police, and that’s because they’ve either suffered a bad brain injury or some other kind of injuries that require immediate med… Read More
What is your experience i…

What is your experience in personal injury law?

What is your experience i… I graduated from law school in 1982, and I’ve been doing personal injury and wrongful death and product liability work ever since. So I’m coming up on 32 years and both my hairline and the color of my hair reflect that. But it’s been an extreme… Read More
How did you decide to go…

How did you decide to go into the legal profession?

How did you decide to go… I think I wanted to be a lawyer the first time I watched Perry Mason. And I’ll bet others have said that too, but as a kid watching Perry Mason I thought it looked so interesting. And I went to the University of Notre Dame, completed my undergradua… Read More
What is the most rewardin…

What is the most rewarding aspect of your practice?

What is the most rewardin… What I find most rewarding, and this has been true every year I’ve practiced, is the sense of satisfaction I can deliver to my clients who can finally say hey, I feel like justice has been done. So many people who have suffered a personal injury or… Read More
Discuss some of your most…

Discuss some of your most memorable cases.

Discuss some of your most… You know all of them are memorable, but I’ll give you a couple of examples. A very interesting case, since we’re here sitting in the state of hockey, Minnesota. Years ago I represented 14 topflight amateur players who formed a team to go to Sun V… Read More

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