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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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06 Nov, 2019

How Do You Pursue Compensation After a Hit and Run Biking Accident?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Bikes are a big part of Portland’s commuter culture, but how do you make sure you have sufficient insurance – especially if you do not own a car? If you were the victim of a hit and run accident while riding your bicycle, our experienced Portland bicycle…

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31 Oct, 2019

Metro Council’s $3.11 Billion Plan to Address Transportation Safety

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Oregon’s Metro Council made a preliminary recommendation of $3.11 billion in funding for regional transportation projects in 13 transportation corridors in Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas counties. The council has several goals for these projects,…

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25 Oct, 2019

Punitive Damages for Victims of Drunk Driving Accidents in Oregon

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Punitive damages are rarely awarded in personal injury cases. These damages only apply to cases where the party that caused the injury showed extreme negligence. Drunk driving may be an example of this level of negligence.   Below, our Portland car accident…

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23 Oct, 2019

While U.S. Traffic Deaths Decline, Portland’s Continue to Rise

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

The latest highway crash fatality data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows traffic deaths declined 2.4 percent in 2018 compared to 2017, marking two years in a row of decline in these kinds of deaths. However, traffic…

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25 Sep, 2019

Why Seeking Medical Care After an Accident Is Important

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Being involved in a car crash is often an overwhelming and scary experience. In the aftermath of an accident, you may feel confused or be unaware of any injuries you might have suffered. This is why seeking medical attention immediately after an accident…

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23 Sep, 2019

In Oregon, Yield May Mean Stop

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Most drivers are familiar with the "non-stop" maneuver at a stop sign, commonly known as the "California roll". However, fewer folks are acquainted with the "Oregon yield". And no, it is not a farming or harvest term. Unlike most other states, Oregon…

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18 Sep, 2019

Who Can Be at Fault in Left-Turn Accidents?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

A left-turn accident is one of the most common types of collisions at an intersection. Typically, this kind of accident happens because the driver turning left fails to yield to oncoming traffic. Since the motorist driving straight usually has the right-of-way,…

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