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The Dangers of Walking While Impaired in Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Crosswalk Injury, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury on October 15, 2021

Most of us are aware of the risks regarding drunk driving and how it puts you and others on the road at risk. After a night out drinking, walking home may seem like a safer option. However, being under the influence increases the likelihood of The Dangers of Walking While Impaired in Portland

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Reduce Your Risk of Car Accidents In Portland: Safety Tips for Driving In Rain and Fog

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Multi-Vehicle Car Accidents on October 8, 2021

October begins the rainy season in Portland and foggy conditions become more common as well. This creates potentially dangerous conditions for motorists,  increasing the risk of car accidents in Portland. The following are safety tips for driving in rainy weather, which can help…

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Preventing Personal Injuries at Fall Events in Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Negligence, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury, Portland on September 24, 2021

Fall is a favorite time of year. In Portland, the season brings a variety of fun local events for people of all ages and interests. It also brings some potential hazards. Between crowds, increasingly wet weather, and earlier sunsets, it is important to take precautions to prevent personal…

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Jackknife Crashes One of the Most Common Types of Truck Accidents In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Jackknife Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Truck Accidents on September 17, 2021

Truck accidents in Portland are an unfortunately common occurrence.  While the massive size and weight of most big rigs provide some protection for the truck driver, it is other motorists who typically suffer the greatest harm when a crash or collision happens. Jackknife accidents are…

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Safety Advocates Review Crash Reports To Uncover Real Reasons For Pedestrian Accidents In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Multi-Vehicle Car Accidents, Negligence on September 10, 2021

Pedestrian accidents in Portland are an ongoing problem, putting the lives of local residents and visitors to our area at risk. As public officials continue to pursue solutions that do not seem to help, local safety advocates recently took matters into their own hands. They uncovered some of…

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Punitive Damages: Holding Those At-Fault Accountable For Particularly Reckless Behavior in a Portland Car Accident Claim

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Personal Injury on September 3, 2021

Mistakes and errors on the part of other drivers are a leading cause of car accidents in Portland. In some cases, they may be guilty of extreme recklessness, willfully taking actions that obviously endanger the lives of each other. In this situation, they…

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