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Four Tips for Portland Parents to Prevent Back to School Pedestrian Accidents

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Crosswalk Injury, Pedestrian Accidents on August 17, 2018

For parents, the end of summer means a flurry of activity as they get their children ready to go back to school. Shopping for new clothing, electronics, notebooks, and other supplies middle and high school students need is likely at the top of your list. However, it is…

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To Prevent Drunk Driving Accidents, Know the Signs of Alcohol Impairment

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Drunk Driving on August 7, 2018

You do not have to be ‘drunk’ behind the wheel to put yourself and others at risk for DUI-related car accidents. Any amount of alcohol can impact your driving abilities, causing physical impairments and making mistakes or errors in judgment more likely. Being…

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As Portland Protests Turn Violent, It Is Important to Know How to Protect Yourself

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Uncategorized on July 30, 2018

The Portland area has active, involved residents, many of whom do not hesitate to come together and speak out over a variety of issues. For decades, protesters have taken to city streets as a way of affecting social change, while raising awareness in the community and among local…

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To Prevent Motorcycle Accidents, Drivers Are Encouraged to Slow Down

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Motorcycle Accidents on July 26, 2018

For Vancouver-area residents, motorcycle riding is a popular hobby and a cost-effective mode of transportation. While flying down the highway with the sun on your back and the breeze on your skin is part of the appeal, the open nature of a motorcycle puts riders at risk. When…

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‘Inexperienced’ Driver Led To Portland Area Truck Accident. Could the Truck Company Be Liable?

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Truck Accidents on July 18, 2018

Operating a semi truck or tractor trailer is no easy task. You need to be familiar not only with how these types of big rigs operate, but also how they should be loaded. A thorough knowledge of the laws that apply to commercial drivers is required as well,…

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Exploring Portland Street Fairs? Follow These Safety Tips

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Crosswalk Injury, Pedestrian Accidents on July 16, 2018

Even as summer begins to wind down, there are still plenty of warm weather activities to look forward to. Outdoor festivals and street fairs are among our favorites, as they allow you to enjoy the season while highlighting some of the many vibrant neighborhoods throughout the downtown Portland…

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