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Five Simple Rules For Motorists That Help Prevent Bicycle Accidents In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Bicycle Accidents on October 12, 2020

Preventing bicycle accidents in Portland is an ongoing concern. While bicyclists and city officials both bear some responsibility in preventing accidents and injuries, the bulk falls on drivers. General recklessness and dangerous driving behaviors are among the leading causes of bicycle accident injuries….

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Pedestrian Injuries Reach Epidemic Levels: Speeding, Distracted Driving, and SUVs To Blame

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Pedestrian Accidents on October 6, 2020

Amidst ongoing concerns over COVID-19, there is another serious and potentially deadly public safety issue that is going largely ignored. Pedestrian injuries have risen dramatically over the past several years to the point of reaching epidemic levels. Experts claim that speeding, distracted driving,…

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Wrong Way Car Accident In Portland Results in Three Car Pile-Up

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents on October 5, 2020

Car accidents can happen in a variety of ways. While crashes in intersections and rear-end collisions that occur in heavy traffic are among the most common, wrong way accidents are the most deadly. A recent wrong way car accident in Portland that caused a three…

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Tactics Truck Companies Use to Deny Claims

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Truck Accidents on September 30, 2020

Considering the amount of goods and materials being delivered in Portland and the surrounding areas on a regular basis, it is not uncommon for motorists to encounter truck drivers on the road. As the massive size and weight of most big rigs provide a level of protection for…

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Current Events Cause Spike In Aggressive Driving, Increasing Car Accident Risks

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents on September 29, 2020

Between problems caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and concerns raised by recent protests in Portland, many people are angry and experiencing greater amounts of stress. This can cause them to act out in dangerous ways. Traffic safety experts report that aggressive driving appears to be on the increase…

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Oregon Truck Accidents Involving Pedestrians

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Pedestrian Accidents, Truck Accidents on September 29, 2020

When driving a semi-truck, tractor-trailer, or other types of big rigs, truckers typically experience reduced visibility. This makes it harder for them to see surrounding cars on the road. When it comes to pedestrians, truckers are likely to not even know they are there until it is too…

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