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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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18 Sep, 2019

Who Can Be at Fault in Left-Turn Accidents?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

A left-turn accident is one of the most common types of collisions at an intersection. Typically, this kind of accident happens because the driver turning left fails to yield to oncoming traffic. Since the motorist driving straight usually has the right-of-way,…

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08 Sep, 2019

Rear-End Car Accident Compensation

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

In a rear-end accident, there is usually a presumption that the at-fault party is the driver who hit the vehicle in front of him or her. However, that may not always be the case. While rear-end collisions are typically straightforward, there are some…

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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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