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01 Oct, 2020

How is Portland Improving Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety at Crosswalks?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Portland continues to take certain measures to try to make crosswalks safer for bicyclists and pedestrians. As some of the most vulnerable roadway users, when bike riders or pedestrians are struck by a motor vehicle while crossing a street, the resulting…

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29 Sep, 2020

Who Can Be at Fault for a Right-Turn Accident?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Right hand turns are a common driving maneuver we do at four-way stops, red lights and many other intersections. However, because we do them so often, it is easy to get distracted. It only takes a split second to get into an accident because we forgot…

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25 Sep, 2020

No Change in Portland's Dangerous Driving Behavior Despite Pandemic

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

If Portland's death toll increases by just three more deaths, 2020 fatalities will exceed total traffic fatalities in 2019. This is a staggering reality after the city's mandatory stay-at-home order that kept many off the roads for months. Even with…

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24 Sep, 2020

Can I Recover Lost Wages After an Oregon Car Crash?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

After suffering injuries in an Oregon car accident, you may be facing costly medical expenses. These unexpected bills can be difficult to manage even when you are receiving your normal income. However, if you are unable to work while recovering or, worse…

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14 Sep, 2020

Are Oregon Jaywalkers Eligible to File a Lawsuit If Hit by a Car

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

When pedestrians are hit by a car, the injuries are often serious. While drivers may typically be at fault for causing the accident, what happens if the pedestrian was jaywalking? Can you still obtain compensation for your injuries in that situation? Rizk…

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11 Sep, 2020

What to Do if 9-1-1 and the Police Are Unable to Help After a Car Crash

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19, demonstrations, severe wildfires and other emergency situations happening in Oregon right now, the response time of 9-1-1 dispatchers has been unreliable and significantly delayed. Currently, there are reports of…

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10 Sep, 2020

Is AAA Ditching Stranded Members Without a Safe Alternative?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Consumer Alerts

Amid ongoing concerns about COVID-19, motorists are understandably reluctant to help those who are stranded due to a vehicle problem. Most stranded drivers are similarly hesitant to seek help from a stranger. Enter the Automobile Association of America’s…

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08 Sep, 2020

Fire Outbreaks and Smoke Causing Visibility Issues for Portland Drivers

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

On Monday night, residents in the Portland metro area were issued hazardous air quality warnings due to local wildfires and dangerous levels of smoke that have been further complicated by strong winds gusts in the area. Rizk Law discusses these latest…

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