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14 Sep, 2020

Are Oregon Jaywalkers Eligible to File a Lawsuit If Hit by a Car

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

When pedestrians are hit by a car, the injuries are often serious. While drivers may typically be at fault for causing the accident, what happens if the pedestrian was jaywalking? Can you still obtain compensation for your injuries in that situation? Rizk…

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11 Sep, 2020

What to Do if 9-1-1 and the Police Are Unable to Help After a Car Crash

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19, demonstrations, severe wildfires and other emergency situations happening in Oregon right now, the response time of 9-1-1 dispatchers has been unreliable and significantly delayed. Currently, there are reports of…

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04 Sep, 2020

Damages Claims for No-Contact Auto Accidents

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Do you have legal options after a car crash that happened when you swerved to avoid a careless driver who then fled the scene? Is it possible to prove that driver caused your accident? Rizk Law discusses more about how no-contact car crashes happen and…

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31 Aug, 2020

Do Medical Liens Help or Hurt My Injury Settlement?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

It depends. Getting medical care for injuries suffered in a car accident is a top priority, but how do you pay for it? What if your insurance plan is not enough to cover the mounting bills? Even though doctors and hospitals are required to provide treatment…

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26 Aug, 2020

Driverless Trucking May Be Here Sooner Than You Think

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

A new billion-dollar industry is poised to leap into action, and the stakes are high. Global tech companies, such as Tesla and Google, are competing against smaller start-up companies. Each competitor is hoping to emerge as the new billion-dollar king…

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18 Aug, 2020

Why You Need a Lawyer After a Multi-Vehicle Accident

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

There is a lot of to consider after a multi-vehicle car crash, and trying to determine which driver, or drivers, may be at fault for causing the accident can be overwhelming. How do you pursue compensation for your injuries and other damages? Should you…

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13 Aug, 2020

Are Outdoor Diners Trading One Risk for Another?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Around the country, restaurants have been permitted to set up more outdoor dining opportunities to protect would-be customers and help keep these businesses running. However, could al fresco customers be trading one risk for another? Below, Rizk Law…

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31 Jul, 2020

What is Negligence Per Se in an Oregon Car Crash?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

In Oregon, as in other states, negligence per se can most easily be explained as the inherent failure to follow a law that was designed to protect others. In the case of a car crash, negligence per se could apply where a driver caused a collision with…

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24 Jul, 2020

Why It Is Difficult to Prove Liability for a Head-On Collision

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Did you sustain a life-altering injury in a head-on collision caused by someone else’s negligent or reckless behavior?  Are you wondering how you will be able to pay your medical bills or cost of living expenses while you are recovering? Rizk Law discusses…

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10 Jul, 2020

Liability for a Car Crash if No Turn Signal Was Used

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

About half of drivers today do not use their turn signal, despite the potential for preventing, or causing, a dangerous accident. Even though neglecting to signal is illegal in most states, including Oregon, many still choose to ignore this law. Rizk…

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