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Hospital Errors Can Prove Deadly For Patients

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Wrongful Death on January 17, 2018

News reports have shed light on the increasing number of medical mistakes and errors being made by doctors and hospital personnel, leading to an increase in medical malpractice cases and claims involving negligence. Unfortunately, there are situations in which a wrong diagnosis, delays in treatment, or mistakes in…

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Head-On Collisions Cause Potentially Deadly Truck Accidents

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Truck Accidents on January 10, 2018

Due to the large size and bulk of tractor trailers, 18-wheelers, and other big rigs, any type of crash or collision involving these vehicles has the potential to be deadly. Some of the most severe and unfortunately common types of truck accidents include…

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Speeding Amtrack Train Derails in Washington Killing 3, Injuring 70

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Train Accidents on December 20, 2017

On December 18 at 6:00 a.m., 80 passengers and five crew members embarked an Amtrack train on an inaugural trip on a new service from Seattle to Portland, Oregon when disaster struck at approximately 7:38 a.m. One of the two engines and 12 of the Amtrack train’s carriages derailed from…

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Even One Drink Increases Motor Vehicle Accident Risks

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Car Accidents on December 14, 2017

Between the efforts of law enforcement agencies and public service campaigns, most of us are aware of the dangers of drunk driving. What you may not realize is that even if you are below the legal blood alcohol content limit, it could still increase your risk of being…

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How ‘Minor’ Slips and Falls Can Result In Serious Personal Injuries

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Slip and Fall on December 12, 2017

You are out shopping or running errands and you suffer a slip and fall accident. You may feel embarrassed as other shoppers or store employees gather around, asking whether you are okay. In this situation, your first impulse may be to brush off the incident, particularly if you…

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