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14 Oct, 2019

How Do Insurers Calculate Pain and Suffering in Oregon Injury Claims?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

Victims of car crashes or other types of accidents may suffer various damages, from medical bills and lost wages to physical pain and emotional suffering. Determining the value of economic damages like medical bills and lost wages is very straight forward.…

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02 Oct, 2019

Why Talk to a Lawyer Before Accepting an Insurance Settlement

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

Many car accident claims are resolved through an insurance settlement. However, making your own decision about accepting a settlement offer is often a bad idea. Rizk Law recommends that you discuss any initial settlement offers with a licensed attorney…

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25 Sep, 2019

Why Seeking Medical Care After an Accident Is Important

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Being involved in a car crash is often an overwhelming and scary experience. In the aftermath of an accident, you may feel confused or be unaware of any injuries you might have suffered. This is why seeking medical attention immediately after an accident…

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23 Sep, 2019

In Oregon, Yield May Mean Stop

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Most drivers are familiar with the "non-stop" maneuver at a stop sign, commonly known as the "California roll". However, fewer folks are acquainted with the "Oregon yield". And no, it is not a farming or harvest term. Unlike most other states, Oregon…

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18 Sep, 2019

Who Can Be at Fault in Left-Turn Accidents?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

A left-turn accident is one of the most common types of collisions at an intersection. Typically, this kind of accident happens because the driver turning left fails to yield to oncoming traffic. Since the motorist driving straight usually has the right-of-way,…

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08 Sep, 2019

Rear-End Car Accident Compensation

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

In a rear-end accident, there is usually a presumption that the at-fault party is the driver who hit the vehicle in front of him or her. However, that may not always be the case. While rear-end collisions are typically straightforward, there are some…

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05 Sep, 2019

Drivers Running Red Lights Caused 939 Deaths in 2017, a 10-Year High

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

The number of deaths caused by drivers running red lights reached a 10-year high in 2017, with 939 people getting killed in these crashes, according to a new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. This includes drivers and passengers in the at-fault…

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05 Sep, 2019

Sleeping Woman Struck, Killed by Garbage Truck in Parking Lot Accident

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

At about 6:30 a.m. on Monday, August 26, the body of an unidentified woman was discovered in a red sleeping bag on top of a white shower curtain in a Eugene, Oregon parking lot. The woman had been run over by a SaniPac garbage truck to the east of the…

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