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05 Sep, 2019

Drivers Running Red Lights Caused 939 Deaths in 2017, a 10-Year High

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

The number of deaths caused by drivers running red lights reached a 10-year high in 2017, with 939 people getting killed in these crashes, according to a new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. This includes drivers and passengers in the at-fault…

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05 Sep, 2019

Sleeping Woman Struck, Killed by Garbage Truck in Parking Lot Accident

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

At about 6:30 a.m. on Monday, August 26, the body of an unidentified woman was discovered in a red sleeping bag on top of a white shower curtain in a Eugene, Oregon parking lot. The woman had been run over by a SaniPac garbage truck to the east of the…

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28 Aug, 2019

Learn More About Transportation in Portland in New 10-Week Course

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Legal News

Fed up with Portland traffic? Learn, then do something about it. Sign up for Portland Bureau of Transportation’s Portland Traffic and Transportation Class: The New Evolution, led by Thuy Tu. Tu is a dynamic consultant and educator with over 20 years of…

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26 Aug, 2019

Despite Vision Zero Plan, Portland Still Cannot Reduce Traffic Deaths

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

After a fatal car accident in Northeast Portland, this year’s total number of traffic deaths has already equaled the total number of traffic accident deaths in all of 2018, and it is only August. It was not supposed to be this way after Portland’s City…

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26 Aug, 2019

Can Motorcycle Riders Share Liability in a Left-Turn Collision?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

When a car crashes into a motorcycle while making a left turn, the driver of the car is often the one at fault. However, determining fault after this type of accident is not always easy. In some situations, the motorcycle rider is partially to blame. If…

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21 Aug, 2019

Third Party Liability for Truck Crash involving an Overloaded Trailer

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Overweight trucks traveling on America’s roadways are one of the many threats to those in passenger vehicles. Sometimes it is the drivers and their employers who ignore regulations on properly loading cargo, and sometimes the third parties that loaded…

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21 Aug, 2019

Bicycle Versus Car Accidents: Who Can Be Liable?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

When a bicycle and car collide, many people assume the driver is at fault. However, since Oregon law says a bicycle is a vehicle, riders have the same duties as drivers when it comes to traffic safety. This means there could be situations when a bicyclist…

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16 Aug, 2019

Public Safety Phone Numbers and Websites for Portland, Oregon

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

When you need important public safety information or see suspicious activity happening in your neighborhood that you want to report, it can be tough to find the phone number or website you need. Every minute counts in a crisis and having this kind of…

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