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17 Jan, 2012

Winter Driving Safety

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Preparation, Preparation, Preparation Some best ways to prevent an injury accident collision occur long before the key slips into the ignition. For example, Know the road. It is always best to avoid driving in bad weather conditions, especially…

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11 Dec, 2011

New CPSC Rule Bans Toxic Phthalates in Children’s Toys

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Consumer Alerts

After nearly a decade of proposals and delays, in October 2017 the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a final rule prohibiting the manufacture, distribution, and sale of toys and child care products containing five phthalate chemicals known…

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23 Mar, 2011

Rizk Elected to House of Delegates, Oregon State Bar

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Firm News

Richard Rizk has been elected to a three year term to the Oregon State Bar, House of Delegates. In this leadership position, Richard will represent the Portland region. His term will begin  April 19, 2011.   Matters historically presented to the House…

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11 Feb, 2011

New PTSD Classification System Aids Diagnosis

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Consumer Alerts

Recent changes to the way Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is classified are helping doctors diagnose and treat this condition. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that is triggered by a terrifying event. Symptoms…

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10 Dec, 2010

What is a Physical Capacity Evaluation (PCE)?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

A Physical Capacity Evaluation “PCE” (also known as a Functional Capacity Evaluation “FCE”, a Functional Capacity Assessment “FCA” or Work Capacity Evaluation “WCE”) consists of a battery of tests designed to determine ability to perform physical work.…

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09 Dec, 2010

Fibromyalgia Commonly Denied by LTD Insurers

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

Fibromyalgia Commonly Denied by LTD Insurers Something is physically wrong, but you aren’t sure what. You see doctor after doctor. Finally, a rheumatologist diagnoses fibromyalgia. The rheumatologist confirms that fibromyalgia interferes with your ability…

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07 Dec, 2010

Long Term Disability Reimbursement Claims

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

You have a long term disability claim. But now the Long Term Disability Carrier or disability “Plan” seeks to recover from you outstanding medical costs… costs your disability insurer never fully paid in the first place. On January 16, 2011 the United…

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19 Oct, 2010

Allstate Fined $10M for Colossus Computer Claim Handing Process

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Insurance Issues

In October 2010 Allstate Insurance agreed to pay a $10M settlement for improper use of a claim software known as “Colossus”. Colossus is is used by insurers to help analyze auto accident bodily injury claims. The Allstate settlement follows an 18 month…

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