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17 May, 2012

“Loss of Chance” Becomes a Cause of Action for Medical Malpractice

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Medical Issues

If you have ever suffered at the hands of doctors who denied you better treatment options, you may now have a valid medical malpractice case. The Oregon Supreme Court ruled this month that patients can bring medical malpractice cases in situations when…

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16 Apr, 2012

Commercial Drivers’ Hang up

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Businesses frequently communicate with employees—whether or not the employee is driving and whether or not the employee is using a hands free device. That may be changing. Since January 2012 federal law prohibits hands free mobile telephone use by “commercial…

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03 Apr, 2012

A Bridge to Somewhere

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Consumer Alerts

For years few ventured to Portland’s South Waterfront. The Willamette River cuts off east access while I-5 isolates the neighborhood from the west. Happily, Portland’s South Waterfront neighborhood will soon link to the Corbett-Lair Hill neighborhood…

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30 Mar, 2012

Employment Retaliation Settlement: Salem, Oregon

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

Wednesday March 28 Oregonians learned that the city of Salem Oregon and the Salem Fire Department settled an employment discrimination claims following a civil rights investigation launched by the Oregon Department of Justice. Complaints by Oregon firefighters…

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28 Mar, 2012

Dangerous Driving Distractions

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

John Lee of the University of Wisconsin has recently co-authored “Scrolling While Driving”, a scholarly paper addressing the risks of driving while distracted. Lee and other experts at the recent National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) day long forum…

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27 Mar, 2012

Bullies Not Welcome Here

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

Every school day for several years one seat was left on the school bus. That seat was next to Craig, the bus bully. Craig tormented me.. over and over . He flicked my ears. He mocked me. He spit and cussed at me again and again and again. Craig perceived…

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02 Mar, 2012

Representing Doctors, Dentists and Lawyers and CPAs

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Medical Issues

Other injury attorneys sue physicians, dentists CPAs and other professionals. I fight for them…in the context of denied long term disability claims. I come from a medical family, Dad is a retired surgeon. Mom is a retired psychiatric nurse. I have seen…

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27 Feb, 2012

What Does Wrongful Death Mean in Oregon?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

Wrongful death occurs when a victim is killed as a result of a lack of reasonable care under the circumstances presented. A wrongful death claim belongs to a victim’s survivors. Such survivors may seek monetary damages to compensate for the consequences…

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