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30 Jun, 2020

Will My Insurance Cover My Damages For an Out-of-State Car Crash ?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

This may be the year of the summer road trip for many. The pandemic is not yet under control, but people still want to go on vacation. What happens if your perfectly planned road trip is interrupted by an out-of-state car crash? Rizk Law discusses important…

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05 Jun, 2020

Could COVID-19 Increase Car Crash Claim Denials?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

In the months since the U.S. was first hit with the coronavirus and businesses were closed down to help prevent the spread of infection, there have been significantly less cars on the roads. However, in spite of emptier highways and local streets, essential…

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27 May, 2020

Drunk Driving May Be Cause of Death That Killed Two

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

A Brownsville traffic accident occurred just after midnight on Friday, killing two and seriously injuring a third. A 21-year-old Junction City man, who was reportedly exhibiting reckless driving behavior and operating his vehicle while intoxicated, has…

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26 May, 2020

Increased Traffic Deaths During COVID-19 Despite Less Cars on The Road

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Despite decreased traffic amid stay-at-home orders in most states, the National Safety Council reported that March 2020 saw a 14-percent increase in traffic deaths when compared to the same time period last year. Rizk Law discusses the reasons for the…

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18 May, 2020

Blocked Access to Ross Island Bridge Puts Drivers, Pedestrians at Risk

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Fall 2019 suddenly seems like ancient history. Back then, residents of South Portland, Oregon were understandably fed up with exceptionally long lines of idling motorists on SW Kelly and SW Corbett Aves waiting to merge onto the west end of the Ross Island…

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01 May, 2020

Can Portland Make Roads Safer For Walkers, Bikers During Pandemic?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Portland is considering ways to make bike paths and sidewalks safer for cyclists and pedestrians during the pandemic and going forward. Concerns include maintaining social distancing while providing more protection from vehicles still on the road. Rizk…

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24 Apr, 2020

Tips for Handling a Car Crash Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Many Portland residents are adhering to local shutdown requirements and following the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) recommendations for slowing the spread of the virus. However, some individuals, such as essential workers, may have to leave home…

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16 Apr, 2020

As Traffic Thins Out, Police Have Caught Drivers Going Over 100 MPH

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

If you have gone out on the road for groceries or other essential items, you may have noticed a significant decline in traffic. People are practicing social distancing and staying home, with many people working from home to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. However,…

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30 Mar, 2020

Pursuing Compensation for a Catastrophic Injury in Oregon

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

When an Oregon car crash or other accident results in a life-altering catastrophic injury, the victim may feel overwhelmed. Medical expenses for severe injuries can very quickly lead to an ever-growing financial burden. Seeking damages from the at-fault…

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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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