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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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15 Aug, 2019

Questions to ask a Personal Injury Lawyer

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

1. What is the extent of your knowledge of how insurance companies work? Most personal injury claims involve making a claim against an insurance company, so understanding how insurers work is critical to a successful outcome. I am one of the few Oregon…

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06 Aug, 2019

Richard Rizk Urges Mayor to Improve Traffic Flow in South Portland

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Firm News

Today, Portland personal injury lawyer Richard Rizk, in his capacity as President of the South Portland Business Association and Chairman of the South Portland Neighborhood Association for Safety issues, met with Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler, his staff…

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31 Jul, 2019

Monday Afternoon Crash Near Sheridan Causes One Death, Five Injuries

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Shortly after 3 p.m. on Monday afternoon, the Oregon Department of Transportation reported that one passenger was killed and five others injured when a minivan driving on Highway 22 suddenly veered off the road, slamming into several road signs before…

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31 Jul, 2019

Using Cellphone Data to Prove Distracted Driving in Oregon

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Distracted driving car crashes are on the rise in Oregon. Between 2013 and 2017, there were 95 fatalities from crashes involving a distracted driver, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT). In that same period, distracted driving…

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25 Jul, 2019

Richard Rizk Selected by BirdEye for Best Lawyers in Portland, Oregon

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Firm News

The legal team at Rizk Law is very pleased to announce that senior attorney Richard Rizk has been named one of the Best Lawyers in Portland by BirdEye.  Our firm has also been selected by BirdEye for its Best Law Firms 2019 list. BirdEye named the top…

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