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15 Jun, 2020

Portland Police Use of Force Against Protesters Denounced by Residents

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Civil Rights

Amid ongoing protests in Portland and across the country, crowds continue to protest police brutality against African Americans and demand police reform. If you believe you were a victim of police misconduct and your rights have been violated, we strongly…

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05 Jun, 2020

Could COVID-19 Increase Car Crash Claim Denials?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

In the months since the U.S. was first hit with the coronavirus and businesses were closed down to help prevent the spread of infection, there have been significantly less cars on the roads. However, in spite of emptier highways and local streets, essential…

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27 May, 2020

Drunk Driving May Be Cause of Death That Killed Two

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

A Brownsville traffic accident occurred just after midnight on Friday, killing two and seriously injuring a third. A 21-year-old Junction City man, who was reportedly exhibiting reckless driving behavior and operating his vehicle while intoxicated, has…

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26 May, 2020

Increased Traffic Deaths During COVID-19 Despite Less Cars on The Road

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Despite decreased traffic amid stay-at-home orders in most states, the National Safety Council reported that March 2020 saw a 14-percent increase in traffic deaths when compared to the same time period last year. Rizk Law discusses the reasons for the…

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26 May, 2020

Pandemic Fallout: Opportunities & Risks for Personal Injury Claims

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

Everyone has, and will continue to, adjust to accommodate COVID-19 realities. Personal injury claimants must also adjust. Those who pivot effectively could be pleasantly surprised. Those who don't may end up without the treatment needed and empty-handed.…

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22 May, 2020

Commercial Driver Safety Standards Relaxed During COVID-19

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

In March 2020, the hours-of-service (HOS) regulations under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) were suspended nationwide. While smaller scale suspensions have happened in the past during times of local or state disasters, there has…

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18 May, 2020

Blocked Access to Ross Island Bridge Puts Drivers, Pedestrians at Risk

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Fall 2019 suddenly seems like ancient history. Back then, residents of South Portland, Oregon were understandably fed up with exceptionally long lines of idling motorists on SW Kelly and SW Corbett Aves waiting to merge onto the west end of the Ross Island…

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08 May, 2020

Negative Bias of Motorcycles and How it May Impact Your Claim

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

As Oregon starts to see some nicer weather and the state begins to reopen for business, drivers of motorcycles, cars and other vehicles will be excited to get out on the roads again. During motorcycle awareness month, it is a good time to reconsider road…

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