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Category: Insurance Issues News

25 Jun, 2017

Insurance Study Links Legalized Marijuana to Car Crash Increase

Posted on behalf of Rizk Law in Insurance Issues

Examining collision claims from January 2012 to October 2016, the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI), a leading insurance research group, showed in the results of its recent study that claims in Colorado, Washington, and Oregon increased 3% in the years …

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17 Apr, 2017

Oregon Personal Injury Protection For Cyclists

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Insurance Issues

Bikes are generally required to follow the same traffic laws as motor vehicles. A major difference between bikes and cars, however, is insurance. Auto insurance is mandatory for road vehicles in Oregon, whereas the law does not require bicyclists using …

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14 Nov, 2016

Cycling Insurance Options for Car-Free Life

Posted on behalf of Rizk Law in Insurance Issues

Comprehensive cycling insurance hasn’t caught on yet, despite the rise in zero-car households. With many cyclists dependent on their bikes for their daily commute, it is still shocking to understand the limits of comprehensive insurance options for those who rely on …

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12 Nov, 2016

Oregon’s Basic Health Program to Fill Medicaid Coverage Gap

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Insurance Issues

Oregonians with incomes over 138 percent of the federal poverty level who earn too much to qualify for expanded Medicaid, who are also without employer paid health insurance, are in a coverage gap. New Federal Medicaid/Medicare Standards In 2014, the Oregon Center for Public …

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13 May, 2016

OR Motorists Get More Auto PIP and UIM Coverage

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Insurance Issues

Oregon lawmakers recently passed Senate Bill 411 which provides Oregon motorists additional medical benefits and additional underinsured medical benefits. But, there is a catch. These additional coverages only apply to auto insurance policies issued or renewed in 2016 or later. …

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07 Apr, 2014

Basic Health Program Fills Coverage Gap for Oregon Working Poor

Posted on behalf of Rizk Law in Insurance Issues

In March 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued final rules establishing standards for the Basic Health Program, which would allow states to use federal funds to establish an alternative program with subsidies for low-income individuals who …

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12 Feb, 2014

How Medicare and Medicaid Impact Personal Injury Claims

Posted on behalf of Rizk Law in Insurance Issues

When you are on Medicare or Medicaid, getting a personal injury settlement can look a little different than if you have private-pay insurance. It’s something known as the Medicare Secondary Payer process, which means that when you win a settlement for an …

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11 Feb, 2014

Oregon Insurance Laws Need Teeth!

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Insurance Issues

Oregon consumers have been victimized by insurers for too long. Why? Oregon’s Insurance regulations and laws have no teeth. Oregon needs a law that will punish insurers who delay, ignore or wrongfully deny claims made by their own customers. Insurance …

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