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18 Feb, 2021

Portland's Winter Weather Causing Road Closures and Treacherous Driving Conditions

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

On day six since last week’s series of snow and ice storms in and around Portland, many hazards are still impacting the area. In addition to the icy roads and downed trees and power lines, there have been widespread power outages throughout multiple counties. On…

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09 Feb, 2021

Pedestrian Accidents Are 50 Percent More Likely on 122nd Avenue

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Portland’s last traffic death of 2020 happened on New Year’s Eve along SE 122nd Avenue, one of the most dangerous streets in the city. This pedestrian fatality marked the 18th for 2020, and the 58th traffic death overall for Portland. Yet another preventable…

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02 Feb, 2021

Fatal 2021 Crash on SE Powell Boulevard - One of Portland's Deadliest Streets

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

SE Powell Boulevard is one of the top 30 most dangerous roads for accidents in Portland. In the past month alone, there have already been a few fatalities from car crashes. Rizk Law discusses the most recent incidents along SE Powell Boulevard in Portland.…

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28 Jan, 2021

Why SW 185th Avenue is One of Hillsboro’s High-Crash Corridors

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Commuting along SW 185th Avenue can be a harrowing experience whether you are a local resident or an out-of-state driver. The traffic along this route is extremely heavy, especially during peak travel times, and there is often congestion. When you add…

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26 Jan, 2021

One Dead; Others Injured in 15-Block Hit-and-Run Spree

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

A driver struck and killed one pedestrian and injured at least five others on Monday afternoon. The spree of seemingly targeted hit-and-run incidents spanned a 15-block area in Southeast Portland. Police arrested the yet-unidentified driver and took him…

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14 Jan, 2021

Multiple Truck Crashes Along I-84 Block Traffic for Hours

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Multiple truck crashes happened Tuesday on interstate 84 in eastern Oregon, closing down traffic in both directions for more than four hours. In all, the incidents affected approximately 100 miles of the snowy and icy freeway. One collision, which happened…

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13 Jan, 2021

Unsafe Parking at Winter Recreation Areas Raising Concerns

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

There is increased concern about parking and safety for snow recreation enthusiasts in Oregon this winter. As designated parking areas fill to capacity, visitors have been parking their vehicles in dangerous areas, including along the roadside. Rizk…

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07 Jan, 2021

Liability if a Commercial Truck Tire Blowout Caused My Car Crash

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

When a semi-truck, 18-wheeler or other commercial motor vehicle (CMV) has a tire blowout, the results can be serious or life threatening. If you get injured in a crash with a commercial truck that was caused by a tire blowout, how can you determine who…

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05 Jan, 2021

Federal Pilot Program Considers Opening Long-Distance Trucking to 18-Year-Olds

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

A pilot program being introduced by a federal agency proposes allowing drivers as young as 18 to operate commercial trucks across state lines. The trucking industry supports this proposal and believes the program could help to reduce instability in the…

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29 Dec, 2020

Filing a Lawsuit Against an Unlicensed Driver

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Driving without a license is illegal in Oregon, as in other states, and yet according to AAA, about 20 percent of collisions are caused by unlicensed individuals. If you are involved in a crash with an unlicensed driver, do you know your legal rights?…

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