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Pandemic-Related Changes In Annual Winter Light Festival Increase Risk of Personal Injuries In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents on February 23, 2021

Since 2016, the Portland Winter Light Festival has helped to lift people’s spirits during the long winter months. Lasting several days, the festival features educational programs, performances, and other types of entertainment, alongside impressive art installations and lighting displays.

This year, the festival atmosphere had to be modified to accommodate…

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Pulling Over a Common Factor in Portland Truck Accidents

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Truck Accidents on February 16, 2021

Truck accidents in Portland can happen for a variety of reasons. In many cases, reckless driving behaviors on the part of truckers are often to blame. However, considering the large size and bulk of most big rigs, situations that are sometimes beyond their control can also create risks. When mechanical…

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String of Hit and Run Pedestrian Accidents In Portland Kills One, Leaves Five Others Injured

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Pedestrian Accidents on February 9, 2021

Pedestrian accidents in Portland happen on an unfortunately regular basis. With little to protect them in these crashes, injuries suffered by pedestrians are often severe. In the majority of cases, it is the reckless and negligent actions of drivers involved that are responsible. As they…

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Five Common Causes of Head-On Car Accidents In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents on February 2, 2021

Of all the various types of car accidents in Portland, among the most common are head-on collisions. Depending on the circumstances and the speeds at which both drivers are traveling, head-on crashes are also among those most likely to result in serious and…

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

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. 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

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. 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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