Telehealth’s Rise and Fall: Navigating the Legal Landscape

Telehealth’s Rise and Fall: Navigating the Legal Landscape

Unsurprisingly, participation in telehealth services increased exponentially in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some sources report that the percentage of physicians providing telemedicine in any form increased sixfold from 2018 to 2021. Indeed, telemedicine presents a cost-efficient solution for many and provides an opportunity for increased quality of care accessible to those in currently underserved…
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Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch

2024 The Best Lawyers in America & Ones to Watch

The honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action. -Aristotle Our firm is proud to have 16 lawyers recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® and 8 lawyers recognized in the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America 2024 editions. These recognitions by Best Lawyers signify excellence in practice and…
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Andrew Smith

Vogel Announces 2024 Management Committee, Led By Andrew Smith

Vogel, one of the largest law firms in the region announces a new president and management team, steering in a next era of excellence and vision for the firm. After completing his term as President, Rob Manly, announced our new President, Andrew Smith at the annual December attorney meeting.  Andrew is a member of the…
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Personal Injury And Wrongful Death Blog Weir Rummel

Proper Tires Can Save Lives

Proper Tires Can Save Lives It’s that time of year again when we start our day reading and hearing about the previous day’s collisions, injuries, and deaths. Most recently we have read: “5-year-old killed in rollover crash” “Passenger injured in rollover on I-29” “Driver killed in pickup rollover crash on I-94” The common cause for…
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Poolman Hertz Employers Blog

EEOC guidance on harassment in the workplace

EEOC guidance on harassment in the workplace For the first time since 1999, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently proposed updating its Enforcement Guidance on Harassment in the Workplace, which provides EEOC staff with direction for investigating, adjudicating, and litigating harassment claims.  The proposed Guidance places an emphasis on sexual harassment but also covers…
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Vogel, Best Law Firm

2024 Best Law Firm

Today, Best Lawyers publicly announced the Fourteenth Edition of the Best Law Firms® rankings and our firm was awarded the 2024 Best Law Firm in the United States honor. Congratulations to our firm on being included in this elite and extremely impressive group! Our firm was metro ranked in 15 practice areas. Vogel Law Firm…
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Personal Injury And Wrongful Death Blog

The Three Most Common Causes of Distracted Driving

Distracted driving has escalated to one of the most pressing issues on the road today. A quick glance away from the road may seem harmless enough, but that split second distraction has often been cited as one of the leading causes of car accidents and resulting deaths and injuries. There are legal ramifications if a…
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Mark Friese, Criminal Defense Attorney received the 2023 North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Meritorious Service Coin Award

Mark Friese, 2023 North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Meritorious Service Coin Award

Congratulations Mark Friese, Criminal Defense Attorney, for receiving the 2023 North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Meritorious Service Coin Award for his contributions to North Dakota drug courts.  Drug Court Coordinator Kristen Keimele nominated Mark in recognition of his service on the East Central Judicial District Adult Drug Court Advisory Board for more than…
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MacKenzie Hertz Employers Blog

U.S. Department of Labor has proposed a new rule yesterday that would raise the salary threshold for exempt employment, impacting up to 3.6 million salaried workers

On August 30, 2023, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) proposed a new rule, which, if implemented, would raise the Fair Labor Standard Act’s (“FLSA”) salary threshold for exempt employees and make more employees eligible for minimum wage and overtime premiums. The proposed rule addresses Section 13(a)(1) of the FLSA, which exempts certain white-collar salaried…
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North Dakota Physicians Magazine

Q&A: Physician Immigration as a Recruitment Tool

Physician recruitment throughout North Dakota can be a major challenge. International Medical Graduates (IMGs) play an important role in addressing this challenge. Immigration programs like the Conrad State 30 J-1 waiver program offer support to employers seeking to recruit an IMG physician. Employment lawyer KrisAnn Norby-Jahner asks her law partner and immigration lawyer, Michelle Scimecca,…
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