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31 Jul, 2019

Monday Afternoon Crash Near Sheridan Causes One Death, Five Injuries

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Shortly after 3 p.m. on Monday afternoon, the Oregon Department of Transportation reported that one passenger was killed and five others injured when a minivan driving on Highway 22 suddenly veered off the road, slamming into several road signs before…

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31 Jul, 2019

Using Cellphone Data to Prove Distracted Driving in Oregon

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Distracted driving car crashes are on the rise in Oregon. Between 2013 and 2017, there were 95 fatalities from crashes involving a distracted driver, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT). In that same period, distracted driving…

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25 Jul, 2019

Richard Rizk Selected by BirdEye for Best Lawyers in Portland, Oregon

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Firm News

The legal team at Rizk Law is very pleased to announce that senior attorney Richard Rizk has been named one of the Best Lawyers in Portland by BirdEye.  Our firm has also been selected by BirdEye for its Best Law Firms 2019 list. BirdEye named the top…

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19 Jul, 2019

Portland Police Arrest Two in Operation Targeting Street Racing

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

On Sunday, Portland Police made two arrests in a street racing raid near Swan Island as part of an operation targeting street racers, defined as those who gather together to take part in driving behaviors that are dangerous. One man was arrested after…

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19 Jul, 2019

Drowsy Driving: Causes and Tips for Prevention

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Most people know that getting behind the wheel of a car while intoxicated is an irresponsible and costly decision. The dangers of drunk driving are well understood, but too often people who are not willing to get behind the wheel drunk are willing to…

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17 Jul, 2019

Why Fatigue-Related Auto Accidents are On the Rise

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Fatigued-related car accidents are on the rise, even though driving while tired is extremely dangerous and more likely to cause bad accidents. National statistics show large numbers of drivers have been behind the wheel while they are tired and have even…

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09 Jul, 2019

What Happens When PIP Coverage Runs Out?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Insurance Issues

Personal injury protection (PIP) is an important part of insurance policies that are issued in the state of Oregon. In fact, all automotive insurance policies that are issued must include a minimum PIP coverage of at least $15,000. When you file a claim…

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27 Jun, 2019

What Not to Say to an Insurance Adjuster After an Accident

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

This may sound extreme, but one poorly-worded, unclear statement from you to an insurance adjuster after a car accident can seriously hurt your chances of recovering fair compensation. Insurance adjusters are ready to pounce on anything they can use to…

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