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Auto Accident News

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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28 Mar, 2019

Tricks Truck Companies Use to Avoid Paying Compensation

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

The hours and days after a truck accident are a confusing time for victims. They are in pain, they need medical treatment, they probably cannot work and may be trying to figure out how to pursue compensation for their damages. Trucking companies know…

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14 Mar, 2019

Avoiding Car Accidents on Residential Streets

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Approximately 70 percent of the streets in Portland are in residential areas, where speed limits have been reduced to 20 miles per hour from 25 miles per hour. This change was unanimously approved in January of last year by the Portland City Council to…

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01 Mar, 2019

Legislators Hold Hearing on Motorcycle Lane-Splitting Bill

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Motorcycle lane-splitting occurs when a motorcyclist travels between two traffic lanes, and the vehicles in those lanes, typically in heavy traffic. This practice is currently illegal in Oregon, but a new bill proposes to overturn the prohibition on lane-splitting.…

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13 Feb, 2019

A Boy and a Car Crash

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Alexander W. Pletch, Attorney at Law But please call me Alex. I’m a lawyer at Rizk Law. I’ve worked here since I was a law student with hundreds of everyday people who have sought Rizk Law’s help with injury, insurance, and civil rights claims. My…

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24 Jan, 2019

What You Should Know About Vision Zero

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Are you familiar with ‘Vision Zero’? You may have seen some signs around town. Particularly in neighborhoods on residential streets. Below you will see some statistics as to why this is so important! Forty-five people died on Portland streets in 2017,…

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09 Jan, 2019

Vehicle vs Pedestrian Accident

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Today was a dangerous day on the roads of Portland. You would think that we would have some of the best drivers in the US due to the usual weather/road conditions here. Much of the year you can find slippery wet roads and if you head to the mountain you…

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