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14 May, 2021

How Do Settlements Differ from Jury Verdicts?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

When pursuing a civil claim for a personal injury, compensation may be awarded through a settlement or a jury-awarded verdict. While you may have heard these terms before, you may not know the advantages and disadvantages of each method of resolving a…

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11 May, 2021

Bike and Walk Safely in Portland This Summer

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Now that summer is beginning to reveal longer and warmer days, it is time to get back outside again in Portland. To inspire Portlanders, as well as visitors exploring the city for the first time, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has developed…

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10 May, 2021

Woman on Scooter Killed in Hit-and-Run Amid Spike in Portland Traffic Deaths

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Early Saturday morning, Portland had its 26th traffic death of 2021. That number is already twice the number of traffic fatalities at the same time last year. The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) says the city’s spike in traffic deaths emphasizes…

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06 May, 2021

How Car Safety Devices and Driver Behavior Impact Highway Safety

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

The number of fatalities from car crashes rose steadily throughout the U.S. until 2016. Since that time, the number of traffic deaths began to decrease by a small percentage each year until 2020. During the pandemic, however, those numbers rose again…

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30 Apr, 2021

How Does Maximum Medical Improvement Impact My Injury Claim?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

If you were injured because of another person’s negligence, recovery may seem frustratingly slow. There are many pressures accident victims face while trying to heal, including mounting bills for your medical care.  Unfortunately, claims take time. The…

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28 Apr, 2021

What Pedestrians Should Know About Seeking Compensation After Being Hit by a Car in Portland

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Portland is recognized as a pedestrian-friendly community. Under the Vision Zero program, strategic improvement planning places the safety of pedestrians above all others on the road. Despite Portland’s “Strategy for People Movement” plans, 58 people,…

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21 Apr, 2021

Will Chauvin Guilty Verdict Result in More Police Reform?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Firm News

Rizk Law is committed to obtaining justice for all people injured at the hands of another. A jury has now found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Through…

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19 Apr, 2021

Can a Pedestrian Be at Fault for a Car Crash?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

When a pedestrian is struck by a car, most people immediately assume the driver is at fault. However, both pedestrians and drivers share responsibility for safety on the road. Read below for more information about pedestrians and liability for car crashes…

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