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18 Feb, 2021

Portland's Winter Weather Causing Road Closures and Treacherous Driving Conditions

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

On day six since last week’s series of snow and ice storms in and around Portland, many hazards are still impacting the area. In addition to the icy roads and downed trees and power lines, there have been widespread power outages throughout multiple counties. On…

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15 Feb, 2021

Should I Tell My Lawyer About a Preexisting Injury?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

It is important to be completely honest in any legal claim. If you try to hide preexisting injuries or conditions from your attorney, it could significantly damage to the value of your claim. Rizk Law discusses preexisting conditions in a car accident…

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11 Feb, 2021

Richard Rizk Designated as a Transportation Ambassador

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Firm News

As one of many Transportation Ambassadors for the city of Portland, Rizk Law founder and senior attorney Richard Rizk recommends an upcoming SmartTrips idea for Adventure Bingo. The event is timely – happening this Friday and Saturday only – February…

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09 Feb, 2021

Pedestrian Accidents Are 50 Percent More Likely on 122nd Avenue

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Portland’s last traffic death of 2020 happened on New Year’s Eve along SE 122nd Avenue, one of the most dangerous streets in the city. This pedestrian fatality marked the 18th for 2020, and the 58th traffic death overall for Portland. Yet another preventable…

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04 Feb, 2021

Legionnaires’ Outbreak in North Portland Apartment Complex

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

The Multnomah County Health Department reported an outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease in an Oregon apartment complex in early January. Health department officials first became aware of a potential issue after several people in the same complex were hospitalized…

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02 Feb, 2021

Fatal 2021 Crash on SE Powell Boulevard - One of Portland's Deadliest Streets

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

SE Powell Boulevard is one of the top 30 most dangerous roads for accidents in Portland. In the past month alone, there have already been a few fatalities from car crashes. Rizk Law discusses the most recent incidents along SE Powell Boulevard in Portland.…

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28 Jan, 2021

Why SW 185th Avenue is One of Hillsboro’s High-Crash Corridors

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Commuting along SW 185th Avenue can be a harrowing experience whether you are a local resident or an out-of-state driver. The traffic along this route is extremely heavy, especially during peak travel times, and there is often congestion. When you add…

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26 Jan, 2021

One Dead; Others Injured in 15-Block Hit-and-Run Spree

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

A driver struck and killed one pedestrian and injured at least five others on Monday afternoon. The spree of seemingly targeted hit-and-run incidents spanned a 15-block area in Southeast Portland. Police arrested the yet-unidentified driver and took him…

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