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Portland Personal Injury Blog 3: Johnston Law Firm

Driving Under the Influence and Fatigue Common Factors in Truck Accidents

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Portland, Truck Accidents on June 18, 2019

Truck drivers put in long hours. They often work around the clock and in back to back shifts to meet deadlines and the demands of their employers. As a result, they can end up running behind on sleep. To make matters worse, they may use intoxicating substances to…

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Teen Drivers Increase Risk of Pedestrian Injuries Over Summer Months

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Pedestrian Accidents on June 10, 2019

The summer months are typically a busy time of the year when it comes to serious and potentially life threatening pedestrian accidents. One of the factors that make the season so dangerous is the number of teenage drivers on the road. Their general…

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When You Are a Passenger in a Car Accident

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents on June 4, 2019

Car accidents are a common occurrence throughout the Portland area and can end up leaving drivers with serious injuries. In many of these cases, passengers are in the vehicle and often suffer severe damages as well. The following outlines what to do in this type…

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Talking to Teens About Drunk Driving

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Drunk Driving, Portland on May 29, 2019

For parents of teenagers, the early summer months are a busy time. Students are graduating, looking for summer jobs, and enjoying time off with their friends. This is likely to translate into additional time spent driving compared to what they typically do during the school year. As a…

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Washington Governor Signs Bill in Vancouver Mandating Measles Vaccine

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Personal Injury on May 22, 2019

Debates over childhood vaccinations have been generating controversy throughout the country. On one side, ‘anti-vaxxers’ claim it is their right to choose not to vaccinate their children against measles or other diseases. On the other, public health officials and concerned parents claim their behavior is both reckless and…

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