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06 Nov, 2019

How Do You Pursue Compensation After a Hit and Run Biking Accident?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Bikes are a big part of Portland’s commuter culture, but how do you make sure you have sufficient insurance – especially if you do not own a car? If you were the victim of a hit and run accident while riding your bicycle, our experienced Portland bicycle…

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31 Oct, 2019

Metro Council’s $3.11 Billion Plan to Address Transportation Safety

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Oregon’s Metro Council made a preliminary recommendation of $3.11 billion in funding for regional transportation projects in 13 transportation corridors in Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas counties. The council has several goals for these projects,…

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25 Oct, 2019

Punitive Damages for Victims of Drunk Driving Accidents in Oregon

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Punitive damages are rarely awarded in personal injury cases. These damages only apply to cases where the party that caused the injury showed extreme negligence. Drunk driving may be an example of this level of negligence.   Below, our Portland car accident…

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23 Oct, 2019

While U.S. Traffic Deaths Decline, Portland’s Continue to Rise

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

The latest highway crash fatality data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows traffic deaths declined 2.4 percent in 2018 compared to 2017, marking two years in a row of decline in these kinds of deaths. However, traffic…

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14 Oct, 2019

How Do Insurers Calculate Pain and Suffering in Oregon Injury Claims?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

Victims of car crashes or other types of accidents may suffer various damages, from medical bills and lost wages to physical pain and emotional suffering. Determining the value of economic damages like medical bills and lost wages is very straight forward.…

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02 Oct, 2019

Why Talk to a Lawyer Before Accepting an Insurance Settlement

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

Many car accident claims are resolved through an insurance settlement. However, making your own decision about accepting a settlement offer is often a bad idea. Rizk Law recommends that you discuss any initial settlement offers with a licensed attorney…

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25 Sep, 2019

Why Seeking Medical Care After an Accident Is Important

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Being involved in a car crash is often an overwhelming and scary experience. In the aftermath of an accident, you may feel confused or be unaware of any injuries you might have suffered. This is why seeking medical attention immediately after an accident…

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23 Sep, 2019

In Oregon, Yield May Mean Stop

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Most drivers are familiar with the "non-stop" maneuver at a stop sign, commonly known as the "California roll". However, fewer folks are acquainted with the "Oregon yield". And no, it is not a farming or harvest term. Unlike most other states, Oregon…

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