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16 Nov, 2020

Could Oregon’s Decriminalization of Hard Drugs Lead to More Car Accidents?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Oregon recently passed a new law, Oregon Measure 110, which decriminalizes the low-level use and possession of hard drugs. While many are calling this achievement a victory, others doubt it will greatly impact the recovery of those who struggle with addiction,…

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09 Nov, 2020

Who May Be Liable When a Bike Rider Crashes Into an Open Car Door?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

Drivers are likely to encounter many pedestrians and bicyclists in Portland. It is the driver’s responsibility to look out for these vulnerable road users, and not just when their cars are in motion. Bicyclists are often seriously injured when drivers…

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30 Oct, 2020

Can I File a Lawsuit for Damages Caused During a Demonstration

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

This has been a busy year for demonstrations across the U.S. and especially in Portland. Unfortunately, although most attended these events with a peaceful protest in mind, many evolved and erupted into more extreme activity, which led to demonstrators,…

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23 Oct, 2020

Compensation Complexities when a Lyft or Uber Driver Hits a Pedestrian

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Ridesharing is a convenient mode of transportation that is likely here to stay. But when an rideshare driver hits you while walking, who will pay the bills to make it right? Many drivers live paycheck to paycheck, work second jobs and thus, carry minimum…

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21 Oct, 2020

Recovering Compensation After Being Hit by a PGE Utility Truck

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Motor vehicle accidents involving Portland General Electric (PGE) trucks and other utility trucks happen more often than you may think. Unfortunately, because of the size and weight of these vehicles, these accidents often result in serious or life-threatening…

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20 Oct, 2020

Preventing a Tailgating Accident and What You Can Do if it Happens to You

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

A tailgating accident can cause significant injuries and damage to your vehicle. As these collisions are almost always preventable, learning how to prevent them is an important part of being a safe driver. Do you know how much distance you should maintain…

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14 Oct, 2020

Why the U.S. is Still Struggling to Provide Access to Justice for All

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Legal News

Our nation’s justice system is based on the principle of equal justice under the law. That means everyone is treated the same under the law, regardless of how much money you have. In other words, our civil justice system is only as strong as the weakest…

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12 Oct, 2020

Two Women Were Struck and Killed Early Saturday Morning on I-5 in Portland

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Two women were struck and killed by another vehicle on Interstate 5 near Portland’s Fremont Bridge early Saturday morning. The SUV the women were driving in had broken down, and they had stepped out of their car and were trying to get help. Michael A.…

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