The Danger of Falls in Construction Work

Construction sites are a constant hub of activity. Workers must navigate complex scaffolding, ladders, and beams, often at significant heights. While the finished product may be a huge skyscraper or a sprawling bridge, the construction process itself is filled with danger. Falls are the leading cause of fatalities and serious injuries in the construction industry.…

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What’s Included in a Car Accident Settlement in Minot?

The aftermath of a car accident can be overwhelming. In addition to physical injuries and emotional trauma, you may be facing mounting medical bills, lost wages, and car repairs. Fortunately, a car accident settlement can help alleviate these financial burdens. At Larson Law, we can help. Understanding what’s included in a car accident settlement can…

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Every Year, North Dakota Gets Deadlier for Workers

For the past few years, North Dakota has been named one of the deadliest places for workers in the country. We were #1 in 2021, and it appears we were #1 in 2022, as well. Per Inforum, there were about 417,000 workers in North Dakota in 2022, and the worker fatality rate that year remained…

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The Risks of Hauling Sand

The North Dakota landscape is frequently dotted with sandbox haulers. These specialized trucks play an important role in transporting frac sand, a key component in the hydraulic fracturing process that fuels our region’s booming oil and gas industry. While these haulers have become part of the local scenery, the drivers behind the wheel face a…

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What Are the Most Common Truck Accident Injuries?

Truck accidents can result in a wide range of injuries due to the sheer size and weight of commercial trucks compared to smaller vehicles. The aftermath of a truck accident can be devastating, leaving victims with severe physical and emotional trauma. In North Dakota, tractor trailers are a common sight, and in the event of…

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A Fiery Semi and a Suspended License Leaves Us with Questions

North Dakota’s reliance on the trucking industry as a pivotal component of its transportation network makes compliance with federal trucking regulations increasingly critical. When trucking companies don’t follow the rules, people can be seriously hurt. A semi-truck caught fire on Interstate 29 near Christine after its driver-side front steer axle tire blew. The driver, Geral…

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Fargo-Moorhead Metro COG Has Its Work Cut Out for It

When a city focuses on traffic safety, it helps prevent accidents and keeps people from getting injured. It also builds trust among the people living there, making the community stronger and more connected. Fargo-Moorhead Metro Council of Governments (FM Metro COG) seems invested in enhancing the safety of the streets and highways in the area…

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Freezing Weather Is Always a Risk in the Patch

We’re no strangers to cold weather in North Dakota. While some days this February have been practically balmy compared to years past (more like April than February), the forecast shows we still have a few cold weeks ahead. This kind of cold can wreak all sorts of havoc, and oil fields are no exception. Recently,…

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