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Four Ways a Semi-Truck Accident is Different from a Car Accident

25th March 2020 | BIll Sand

Accidents involving semi-trucks are extremely scaring and confusing. Unlike a more common car accident, truck versus car accidents often result in severe injuries and lots of questions. The significant difference in size and weight between semi-trucks and other vehicles already makes a collision between the two different and more dangerous, but it also raises other… Read more »

Criminal Defense in Minot, North Dakota

20th March 2020 | Sand Law, PLLC

Minot, North Dakota Criminal Defense Attorneys Facing criminal charges can be intimidating. For many people, being arrested, questioned by law enforcement, or charged with a crime comes as a surprise and may be that person’s first interaction with the criminal justice system. On the other hand, the state’s prosecutors are in court every day prosecuting… Read more »

How Technology is Helping Reduce DUIs in North Dakota - Sand Law North Dakota - DUI DWI Attorney How Technology is Helping Reduce DUIs in North Dakota

11th March 2020 | BIll Sand

Driving under the influence of alcohol is never a good idea. Alcohol consumption slows down brain activity and affects a person’s body reflexes and the ability to judge their surroundings properly.  Drunk driving is a serious problem. It can not only result in DUIs but in serious accidents leading to injuries and death. New Technologies… Read more »

North Dakota Dui driving under the influence car accident penalty lawsuit crimina defense attorney DUI and Car Accidents

28th February 2020 | Sand Law, PLLC

North Dakota Car Accidents Caused by Driving Under the Influence Driving under the influence is taken very seriously by the criminal justice system of North Dakota and can have significant consequences for those that engage in this behavior. Those that drive under the influence are at an immensely high risk of being arrested for this… Read more »

Steps to Take after an Assault Charge

27th February 2020 | Sand Law, PLLC

What Should I Do When Charged With Assault? It can be a scary time when you get charged with an assault in North Dakota. You probably have no idea what is going to happen to you. You are probably worrying about the potential trial and figuring out whether or not you are going to be… Read more »

Blood test ruled unconstitutional criminal law DUI alcohol midemeanor attorney lawyer North Dakota US Supreme Court Overturns North Dakota DUI – Blood Test Law

27th February 2020 | Sand Law, PLLC

Blood Tests for DUI Arrests Ruled Unconstitutional In a June 23, 2016 decision, the United States Supreme Court held that a North Dakota law that imposes criminal penalties for failing to take a blood test in a drunk driving case violates the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution. The opinion in Birchfield v. North Dakota, 136… Read more »

13 Most Common Oilfield Injuries and Accidents - Sand Law PLLC North Dakota Oil Field Personal Injury Attorney 13 Most Common Oilfield Injuries and Accidents

26th February 2020 | BIll Sand

A lot of jobs can be dangerous, but the oil and gas industry is one of the deadliest, especially when it comes to working in an oilfield. When asked about the high number of severe injuries in the occupation, OSHA chief David Michaels responded with, “It’s not at all surprising. It’s consistent with the very… Read more »

What Are Your Miranda Rights? - Sand Law North Dakota - Criminal Defense Attorney What Are Your Miranda Rights?

10th February 2020 | BIll Sand

“You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for you. Do you understand the rights I have just read to you? With these rights… Read more »

Common Causes of Car Accidents in North Dakota - Car Accident Personal Injury Attorney - Sand Law PLLC - North Dakota Common Causes of Car Accidents in North Dakota

28th January 2020 | BIll Sand

Everybody fears the possibility of being involved in a car accident. Driving by the scene of a car crash on the road can be extremely upsetting, as it often reveals totaled vehicles and injured victims. Unfortunately, even with the latest technological advancements in automobile safety, accidents continue to occur, mainly due to human error. Continue reading to… Read more »