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30 Dec, 2019

Can a Portland Property Owner be Liable for a Slip and Fall on Ice?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

Winter weather brings all kinds of potential dangers for pedestrians, especially when freezing temperatures and snowy weather result in icy walkways. Can property owners be liable for injuries if you slip and fall on their property? Portland City Code…

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26 Dec, 2019

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Sex Abuse Claims at Catlin Gabel School

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has opened a criminal investigation of sexual and physical abuse allegations against staffers at Catlin Gabel School over the past three decades. The criminal investigation comes after the school released a 16-page…

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23 Dec, 2019

Portland Sees Highest Number Of Traffic Fatalities in Over Two Decades

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Sue Bartlett, a software engineer who moved to Oregon in the 1980’s was just 66 years old when she succumbed to her injuries after being struck head-on in a traffic accident on August 30, 2019. With interests that ranged from skiing and hiking to singing…

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17 Dec, 2019

Financial Compensation for Spinal Cord Injury Lawsuits in Oregon

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

Spinal cord injuries are often life-changing events for the victims, as they may suffer a permanent loss of mobility and function in the affected areas of the body. The cost of ongoing treatment is largely based on the severity and type of spinal cord…

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13 Dec, 2019

Who is at Fault for a Merging Accident in Oregon?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Merging into another lane on a busy highway is challenging under the best of circumstances. When drivers are careless in a merging situation, an accident can easily result.   Not only can a merging accident cause significant damage to your vehicle, it…

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11 Dec, 2019

Seeking Compensation if You Were Not Wearing a Seat Belt in a Crash

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Oregon has strict seat belt laws, and unlike other states, does allow at-fault parties to use the seat belt defense against accident victims. How does this law affect a potential claim if you were injured in a car crash while not wearing your seatbelt?…

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03 Dec, 2019

Friday Evening Car Crash Kills Three Guatemalan Christmas Tree Workers

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

After stopping to pick up their paychecks for a week of work, 13 Guatemalan Christmas tree workers were on their way home when a Ford F-350 truck hit the passenger side of the Chevy passenger van they were traveling in. Three migrant workers died from…

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29 Nov, 2019

Liability in a Crash Caused by a Driver in a Borrowed Car

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Car accidents are often frightening and frustrating, but when a borrowed vehicle is involved, the situation can be even more confusing.  The licensed Hillsboro car accident lawyers at Rizk Law have detailed knowledge of liability for car accidents and…

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