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31 Jan, 2019

Most Common Ski Injuries

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

Photo Credit: Angela Holm Photography The most common skiing injuries happen to the lower limb, most commonly the knee. The introduction of releasable bindings has decreased the rate of leg fractures by 90% in the past 30 years, but knee sprains (including…

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26 Dec, 2018

Common Skiing Accident Injuries

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

A skiing holiday can be a fantastic experience, one that even the least-sporty person can enjoy. Despite how it may look to someone who has never skied before, it is actually a relatively easy sport to pick up. But it is also a fast-paced sport, one that…

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10 Oct, 2018

Prisoner Wrongful Death and Medical Treatment Neglect

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

Today more than two-million inmates live in America’s prisons. According to the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), that gives the United States the largest incarcerated population in the world. Prisons in Oregon are overcrowded, understaffed,…

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10 Oct, 2018

Portland Civil Rights Attorney

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

Police officers and other government employees are supposed to protect us and work to uphold our rights as residents of Oregon and the United States. The United States Constitution and the Oregon Constitution provide a number of express civil rights that…

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03 Oct, 2018

Portland Child Abuse and Neglect Lawyers

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

In its most recent data, Oregon received more than 80,000 reports of child abuse or neglect—more than 16,000 in Multnomah County alone—during fiscal year 2017. Authorities investigated almost 44,000 of those reports, and opened about 7,000 cases involving…

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19 Sep, 2018

A View From the Dark Side

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

10 Lessons from my Decade as an Insurance Attorney & Claims Examiner By Richard Rizk Introduction In a far and distant land, I defended and shut down the very insurance claims you and your clients battle every day. From 1990 to 1996 I worked as Nationwide…

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23 Aug, 2018

Portland, Oregon Child Injury Attorney

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

If your child has been injured, whether through negligence or deliberate malice on the part of someone else, your world turns upside down. You have medical bills to pay, trauma to cope with, and a host of other problems that can leave you feeling as though…

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20 Aug, 2018

Youth Sports Injuries: What Is the Coach’s Responsibility to Keep...

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “More than 2.6 million children 0-19 years old are treated in the emergency department each year for sports and recreation-related injuries.” Some of the most common sports injuriesinclude sprains…

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13 Aug, 2018

Portland Police Misconduct Attorney

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

The Henry A. Wallace Police Crime Databases ponsored by Bowling Green State University continues to collect national data about law enforcement officers who commit crimes. The most recent data includes case information from more than 9,000 criminal arrest…

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30 Jul, 2018

The #MeToo Movement and Child Sexual Abuse Cases

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

There are many reasons why victims of child sexual abuse may stay silent about the horrors they experienced for years—or possibly the rest of their lives. In recent months, the #MeToo movement online has inspired millions of people to share their experiences…

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