On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Insurance on January 26, 2017
You are driving down the road, heading home from work or school, when suddenly a rock or piece of debris flies up from under the tires of the car in front of you and hits your windshield. If you are lucky, the damage is minor, with only a…
Can You Hold Other Drivers Accountable For Rock Chips in Your Windshield?
On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Crosswalk Injury, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury, Portland on January 18, 2017
Obeying traffic rules and signals is a part of life if you want to avoid the costs of getting ticketed, as well as a potential driver’s license suspension. Beyond the fact that driving over the speed limit or running red lights is against the law, disregarding the rules…
Are Stop Signs In Parking Lots Legitimate In Oregon?
Tags: Oregon, pedestrian accidents, personal injury, portland, safety tips, stop signs
On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Car Accidents, Property Damage on January 11, 2017
Despite the number of years you have been driving or your defensive driving skills, you may still find yourself involved in a crash or collision, either with another motorist or with stationary objects, such as guardrails or lampposts. One wrong turn on the road, and you could end…
How To Handle An Accident On Private Property
Tags: Car Accidents, Oregon, personal injury, portland, property damage
On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Premises Liability on January 4, 2017
With the harshest months of winter ahead of us here in Portland, it is important to be prepared for frigid temperatures, freezing rain, and the potential for snow accumulations. Unfortunately, these types of conditions often lead to an increase in accidents and injuries. Icy, snow covered sidewalks and…
Are You Liable for Not Shoveling Your Sidewalk?
Tags: premises liability
On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Personal Injury on December 21, 2016
Even minor accidents can have major ramifications on your health and financial security. If you have suffered a personal injury, you may be facing heavy medical expenses and the need for ongoing treatment, while your injuries prevent you from working or participating in hobbies…
Questions You Might Ask Your Personal Injury Lawyer
Tags: personal injury
On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Car Accidents on December 7, 2016
For most of us, it is one of our worst nightmares. You are driving down the road in poor winter weather conditions when your car begins to act strangely or suddenly loses power. If you are…
Emergency Winter Car Safety Tips
Tags: Car Accidents, safety tips