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26 Mar, 2019

Parents of Baby Who Died at Little Big Blessings Daycare Seek Answers

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Firm News

Ever since their nine-and-a-half-month-old baby died on August 24, 2018, William Cannon's parents have searched for answers. Cannon was found unresponsive at Little Big Blessings daycare on August 22, 2018, and even after extraordinary medical efforts…

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14 Mar, 2019

Avoiding Car Accidents on Residential Streets

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Approximately 70 percent of the streets in Portland are in residential areas, where speed limits have been reduced to 20 miles per hour from 25 miles per hour. This change was unanimously approved in January of last year by the Portland City Council to…

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01 Mar, 2019

Legislators Hold Hearing on Motorcycle Lane-Splitting Bill

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Motorcycle lane-splitting occurs when a motorcyclist travels between two traffic lanes, and the vehicles in those lanes, typically in heavy traffic. This practice is currently illegal in Oregon, but a new bill proposes to overturn the prohibition on lane-splitting.…

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28 Feb, 2019

Police Responsibility and Bill 383

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Legal News

There has been a watchful eye on the police for sometime now. In and around Portland it seems like cops have been making the headlines fairly often. Here are some of the headlines we have seen over the past couple weeks: 16-year-old boy armed with knife…

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21 Feb, 2019

Horton v. OHSU Decision: Injured People Do Not Deserve a Fair Trial

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Legal News

The right to be heard by your peers in a trial by jury is an idea that unites most Americans. But Oregon politicians and Supreme Court Justices don’t think injured people deserve a fair jury trial. If a person is severely injured in Oregon, they can have…

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13 Feb, 2019

A Boy and a Car Crash

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Alexander W. Pletch, Attorney at Law But please call me Alex. I’m a lawyer at Rizk Law. I’ve worked here since I was a law student with hundreds of everyday people who have sought Rizk Law’s help with injury, insurance, and civil rights claims. My…

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31 Jan, 2019

Most Common Ski Injuries

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

Photo Credit: Angela Holm Photography The most common skiing injuries happen to the lower limb, most commonly the knee. The introduction of releasable bindings has decreased the rate of leg fractures by 90% in the past 30 years, but knee sprains (including…

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24 Jan, 2019

What You Should Know About Vision Zero

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Are you familiar with ‘Vision Zero’? You may have seen some signs around town. Particularly in neighborhoods on residential streets. Below you will see some statistics as to why this is so important! Forty-five people died on Portland streets in 2017,…

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