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02 Oct, 2019

Why Talk to a Lawyer Before Accepting an Insurance Settlement

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

Many car accident claims are resolved through an insurance settlement. However, making your own decision about accepting a settlement offer is often a bad idea. Rizk Law recommends that you discuss any initial settlement offers with a licensed attorney…

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21 Aug, 2019

Bicycle Versus Car Accidents: Who Can Be Liable?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

When a bicycle and car collide, many people assume the driver is at fault. However, since Oregon law says a bicycle is a vehicle, riders have the same duties as drivers when it comes to traffic safety. This means there could be situations when a bicyclist…

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16 Aug, 2019

Public Safety Phone Numbers and Websites for Portland, Oregon

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

When you need important public safety information or see suspicious activity happening in your neighborhood that you want to report, it can be tough to find the phone number or website you need. Every minute counts in a crisis and having this kind of…

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15 Aug, 2019

Questions to ask a Personal Injury Lawyer

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

1. What is the extent of your knowledge of how insurance companies work? Most personal injury claims involve making a claim against an insurance company, so understanding how insurers work is critical to a successful outcome. I am one of the few Oregon…

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25 Apr, 2019

Portland Set to Launch Full-Year Electric Scooter Pilot Program Soon

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

You probably saw electric scooters on Portland streets last summer, as the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) had a short-term pilot program to get input from residents. However, you should prepare yourself to see a lot more e-scooters over the…

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17 Apr, 2019

Can I Still Recover Compensation for a Preexisting Back Injury?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Personal Injury

There are many things personal injury victims do not know about the legal process. For example, injury victims who have a preexisting illness, like a back injury, may think there is no point in filing an insurance claim or contacting a lawyer. They may…

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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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