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Bicycle Helmets in Portland: Necessary or Not?

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Bicycle Accidents on June 26, 2015

The need for cyclists to wear bicycle helmets is a hotly debated issue, and it’s not just a matter of personal preference. Helmet laws have been repeatedly proposed, both in Portland and around the country. While Portland, like many areas, does have helmet laws requiring children under the age of…

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Bike Riding in Inclement Weather in Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Bicycle Accidents on June 18, 2015

For bicycling enthusiasts in Portland, sooner or later you will encounter inclement weather conditions. If you enjoy riding for pleasure or fitness, less than ideal weather conditions don’t need to keep you off the roads.

If you depend upon your bike for transportation to work or school, riding in bad weather…

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What to Do if You Witness a Car Accident in Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Car Accidents on June 11, 2015

Car accidents happen suddenly and unexpectedly. Sometimes you will hear a car crash before you actually see it – the screeching of tires, the shattering of glass. Other times, you see the entire thing happen – maybe a mistake made by another driver, such as running a red light or…

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The Danger Zones for Pedestrians in Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Crosswalk Injury, Pedestrian Accidents on June 4, 2015

Beautiful scenery, temperate climate, friendly neighborhoods and plenty of public spaces make Portland a great city in which to walk. Walking is environmentally friendly and good for your health, and Portlanders fill the streets each day, walking for enjoyment, running errands, and walking to work. While the city has made…

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