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20 Mar, 2020

Can I Obtain Compensation for PTSD After a Car Crash?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Not all injuries caused by car accidents are physical in nature. Sometimes, the most lasting injuries are psychological. Years after an accident, victims may continue to suffer from flashbacks and other serious psychological conditions, such as post-traumatic…

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28 Feb, 2020

Recovering Compensation After a Car Crash on Private Property

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Auto accidents that happen on private property are different from those that happen on public roadways. Having a knowledgeable attorney to guide you through the complicated claims process can be very important. At Rizk Law, we are available by chat or…

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05 Feb, 2020

Liability for An Accident Caused by Fatigued Uber and Lyft Drivers

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Drowsy driving is a leading cause of accidents. For rideshare workers, such as those who drive for Lyft or Uber, there is an increased risk for this kind of negligent driving behavior. Many rideshare workers drive for multiple companies and there is currently…

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27 Jan, 2020

Who May Be Liable for an Accident Involving Dangerous Road Hazards?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Portland is full of dangerous road conditions, from gaping potholes and uneven pavement to malfunctioning traffic lights and overgrown vegetation. What can you do if one of these hazards causes you to have a serious accident, and who may be liable for…

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23 Dec, 2019

Portland Sees Highest Number Of Traffic Fatalities in Over Two Decades

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Sue Bartlett, a software engineer who moved to Oregon in the 1980’s was just 66 years old when she succumbed to her injuries after being struck head-on in a traffic accident on August 30, 2019. With interests that ranged from skiing and hiking to singing…

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13 Dec, 2019

Who is at Fault for a Merging Accident in Oregon?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Merging into another lane on a busy highway is challenging under the best of circumstances. When drivers are careless in a merging situation, an accident can easily result.   Not only can a merging accident cause significant damage to your vehicle, it…

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11 Dec, 2019

Seeking Compensation if You Were Not Wearing a Seat Belt in a Crash

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Oregon has strict seat belt laws, and unlike other states, does allow at-fault parties to use the seat belt defense against accident victims. How does this law affect a potential claim if you were injured in a car crash while not wearing your seatbelt?…

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03 Dec, 2019

Friday Evening Car Crash Kills Three Guatemalan Christmas Tree Workers

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

After stopping to pick up their paychecks for a week of work, 13 Guatemalan Christmas tree workers were on their way home when a Ford F-350 truck hit the passenger side of the Chevy passenger van they were traveling in. Three migrant workers died from…

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29 Nov, 2019

Liability in a Crash Caused by a Driver in a Borrowed Car

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Car accidents are often frightening and frustrating, but when a borrowed vehicle is involved, the situation can be even more confusing.  The licensed Hillsboro car accident lawyers at Rizk Law have detailed knowledge of liability for car accidents and…

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18 Nov, 2019

Liability for Pedestrian Accident if Car Safety Technology Fails

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Many newer cars are equipped with safety technology to help drivers avoid pedestrian accidents, including backup cameras and collision avoidance systems that can apply the brakes to avoid an accident. However, if this technology fails to function as intended…

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