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Slip and Fall Accidents Due to Winter Weather: A Common Cause of Personal Injuries In Portland

By Marc A. Johnston, posted in Slip and Fall on January 21, 2021

Winter weather is upon us in Portland, which means periods of dense fog, chilling temperatures, and plenty of rain. This makes it difficult to commute to work or engage in any of your usual outdoor activities. It also increases your personal injury risks. As slip and fall accidents in…

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Taking Medications Increases the Risks of Truck Accidents In Portland

By Marc A. Johnston, posted in Truck Accidents on January 19, 2021

Truck drivers have a demanding job. Spending long hours on the road, being away from their families, the rigors of operating a big rig, and loading or unloading cargo can all take a heavy toll on their health. Prescription and over the counter medications they take can help to alleviate…

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To Prevent Pedestrian Accidents In Portland, Take Extra Precautions When Walking at Night

By Marc A. Johnston, posted in Pedestrian Accidents on January 11, 2021

The Winter Solstice was on December 21, 2020. This represents a turning point when, after months of steadily increasing darkness, the sun slowly begins setting just a little later. Unfortunately, it will continue getting dark around dinner time until early in the spring, which in addition to impacting people’s moods…

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Teen Drivers Increase Risks of Car Accidents in Portland

By Marc A. Johnston, posted in Car Accidents on January 4, 2021

Getting a driver’s license is an important rite of passage for teenagers. It allows them greater freedom and independence, but it also carries major responsibilities. Car accidents in Portland involving teenagers have the potential to leave them and other motorists on the road with serious and potentially life-threatening injuries….

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Prevent Personal Injuries By Making Safety a Priority In Holiday Gift Giving

By Marc A. Johnston, posted in Personal Injury, Product Liability on December 21, 2020

The holidays are right around the corner and many of us are busy buying last minute gifts for those we love. While the goal is generally to put a smile on their face and to provide hours of enjoyment in the future, it is important to be aware of potential…

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Four Reckless Truck Driving Behaviors That Increase Truck Accident Risks

By Marc A. Johnston, posted in Truck Accidents on December 15, 2020

Truck drivers have a demanding job. They spend days at a time on the road, driving long hours delivering products and goods we use on a daily basis. While their job is definitely worthy of respect, it also carries certain obligations. Motorists in Portland rely on many of the same…

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