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23 May, 2012

What Sexual Harassment Is and Is Not

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

Sexual assault and rape are, of course, are the most extreme examples of sexual harassment Rape and sexual assault are by their very nature, unwelcome. So, in virtually every circumstance rape and sexual assault are “sexual harassment”. Other sexual…

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23 May, 2012

What To Do after a Automobile Accident

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Your Portland car accident was unexpected. You still may not be aware of all injuries and damages. And, since the traffic collision was unexpected, you have no plan. You don’t know what to do. Oregon Law requires that persons involved in a motor vehicle…

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22 May, 2012

Better Car Accident Settlement Offers

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Your car accident settlement offer depends on factors set in motion long before you ever see an attorney. Here is what you can do to maximize the traffic injury accident offer you get: Go to a doctor immediatelyInsurers question auto injury claims…

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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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