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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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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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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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25 Jun, 2019

Pursuing Compensation When You Were a Passenger in an Auto Accident

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

The time after an auto accident is confusing enough for the drivers of both vehicles. When there are passengers involved, they often are uncertain about how to deal with their damages and how to get their hands on financial compensation through an insurance…

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30 May, 2019

Possible Loopholes in Drug Testing Rules for Commercial Truck Drivers

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Operating a commercial truck under the influence of drugs or alcohol is extremely dangerous. If a crash occurs under these circumstances, there is a much greater risk of it resulting in serious or even fatal injury. This is why the commercial trucking…

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16 May, 2019

Do Hands-Free Electronics Raise or Lower the Risk of a Car Crash?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

There has been a lot of concern in recent years over distracted driving, as so many people have cellphones and distracted driving crashes have increased. These accidents have helped popularize hands-free apps for smartphones and car navigation systems…

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25 Apr, 2019

Quick Bicycle Maintenance that Can Prevent a Crash

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Riding a bicycle can be dangerous, particularly in heavy traffic and during certain times when drivers are in a rush. For these reasons, riders need to be cautious, obey the rules of the road and take practical steps to keep themselves out of potentially…

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