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11 May, 2021

Bike and Walk Safely in Portland This Summer

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Now that summer is beginning to reveal longer and warmer days, it is time to get back outside again in Portland. To inspire Portlanders, as well as visitors exploring the city for the first time, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has developed…

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10 May, 2021

Woman on Scooter Killed in Hit-and-Run Amid Spike in Portland Traffic Deaths

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Early Saturday morning, Portland had its 26th traffic death of 2021. That number is already twice the number of traffic fatalities at the same time last year. The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) says the city’s spike in traffic deaths emphasizes…

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06 May, 2021

How Car Safety Devices and Driver Behavior Impact Highway Safety

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

The number of fatalities from car crashes rose steadily throughout the U.S. until 2016. Since that time, the number of traffic deaths began to decrease by a small percentage each year until 2020. During the pandemic, however, those numbers rose again…

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28 Apr, 2021

What Pedestrians Should Know About Seeking Compensation After Being Hit by a Car in Portland

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Portland is recognized as a pedestrian-friendly community. Under the Vision Zero program, strategic improvement planning places the safety of pedestrians above all others on the road. Despite Portland’s “Strategy for People Movement” plans, 58 people,…

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19 Apr, 2021

Can a Pedestrian Be at Fault for a Car Crash?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

When a pedestrian is struck by a car, most people immediately assume the driver is at fault. However, both pedestrians and drivers share responsibility for safety on the road. Read below for more information about pedestrians and liability for car crashes…

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06 Apr, 2021

Who May Be At-Fault for a Red-Light Crash?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Red-light crashes are on the rise. Tragically, these accidents, which are easily preventable, often cause serious or fatal injuries. In fact, a recent AAA report reveals that red-light runners are on the rise, causing as much as 28 percent of all deaths…

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30 Mar, 2021

Who May Be Liable for a Single-Vehicle Crash?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

A car crash involving a single vehicle can only be caused by the driver of that vehicle, right? That is not necessarily true. Read today’s blog to learn about situations where a single-vehicle collision may not be the fault, or at least solely the fault,…

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23 Mar, 2021

Delayed Car Crash Symptoms That May Mean a More Serious Injury

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

After a car crash, most people experience shock and a rush of adrenaline. Unfortunately, this can mask pain, and without any visible injury, an accident victim may decide to skip any type of medical treatment. This decision could be a serious or even…

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19 Mar, 2021

Can I Appeal if My Car Insurance Claim Gets Denied in Oregon?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Car insurance claims get denied all the time, but if it happens to you it can be extremely frustrating. If you are still recovering from your accident, it can be stressful and confusing trying to figure out what to do. What are your legal options? Can…

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12 Mar, 2021

How Speed is a Contributing Factor in Many Fatal Crashes in Portland

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Speed is a leading factor in car crashes across the country, significantly impacting the severity of injuries sustained. In Portland, thirty percent of all fatal collisions were speed-related – even those that involved only one vehicle. Yet many people…

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