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Dos and Don’ts To Prevent Pedestrian Injuries When Walking at Night

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Pedestrian Accidents on December 6, 2019

The high rate of pedestrian accidents and injuries in Portland over the course of 2019 have public safety officials concerned. Efforts among law enforcement at apprehending reckless drivers and Infrastructure improvements, such as more sidewalks and traffic signals, are important but have failed…

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Traveling Over the Holidays? Ways to Reduce Your Car Accident Risks

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Portland, Truck Accidents on December 3, 2019

The focus of the holidays is on spending time with family and friends. For many of us, that means a road trip may be in order. Whether your plans involve visiting people in nearby towns or in states across the country, it is important to realize you will…

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Holiday Crowds Increase Risk of Injuries For Shoppers

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Slip and Fall on November 25, 2019

With the holidays fast approaching, local stores are keeping busy stocking merchandise to meet the demands of gift-givers and those hosting holiday feasts. Beginning with day-after-Thanksgiving sales and extending throughout the season, plan on encountering plenty of crowds when visiting local merchants. Unfortunately, crowded store conditions and the…

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Pedestrian Accidents in Vancouver: Know Your Risks

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Pedestrian Accidents on November 21, 2019

Increases in traffic congestion and the costs associated with operating a motor vehicle have prompted cities throughout Oregon and Washington State to become more ‘walkable’. Infrastructure improvements have worked to make certain neighborhoods in Vancouver more pedestrian-friendly.  However, there are still plenty of dangerous locations throughout the city…

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Adverse Weather Increases Risk of Truck Accidents In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Truck Accidents on November 14, 2019

Winter weather tends to come abruptly to Portland, bringing freezing temperatures, heavy fog, and icy roads. In addition to increasing the likelihood of motor vehicle crashes and collisions, it makes truck accidents more likely to occur. These create hazards for everyone on the…

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Fewer Daylight Hours Results in Greater Risks for Pedestrian Accidents in Portland 

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury, Portland on November 7, 2019

After setting our clocks back to end daylight savings time, darkness falls in Portland as early as 5:00 p.m.  At this hour, many people are still coming home from work or school while others are headed out to dinner, running errands, or engaging in their favorite hobbies and…

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