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Preventing Personal Injuries Over Fourth of July In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury on June 23, 2021

The Fourth of July weekend is right around the corner and the city is still hosting a wide variety of events designed to attract people of all ages. Whether you choose to go out or have your own celebrations at home, it is important to make safety a priority. The…

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Drowsy Driving and Driving Impaired Have Similar Effects and Increase Truck Accident Injuries In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in DUI, Personal Injury, Truck Accidents on June 16, 2021

Truck drivers have an undeniably demanding job. Their delivery schedules and the long hours they put in on the road cause many to go without adequate sleep. Unfortunately, this makes drowsy driving more likely to happen and it mimics the same types of effects as driving impaired. Find out more…

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Speeding Increases Risk and Severity Of Pedestrian Accidents In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Crosswalk Injury, Pedestrian Accidents on June 9, 2021

Local residents face significant risks when it comes to pedestrian accidents in Portland. The past several years have seen record numbers of collisions resulting in life-threatening personal injuries. While there are often multiple factors involved in these crashes, speeding on the part of…

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Busy Tourist Season Increases Car Accident Risks In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Crosswalk Injury, Pedestrian Accidents on June 3, 2021

Memorial Day through Labor Day is a time when many residents hit the roads, traveling to local destinations and taking advantage of the variety of events held in our area. It is also the time of year when tourists are more likely to visit. Unfortunately, in addition to creating serious…

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Portland Pedalpalooza: How To Prevent Bicycle Accident Injuries At This Year’s Event

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Bicycle Accidents, Personal Injury on May 24, 2021

In June, Portland Pedalpalooza kicks off for the summer, featuring a full schedule of bicycling events that run through August. This provides the opportunity for bicyclists to take in some great rides and make new friends, but it also poses risks. Bicycle accidents in Portland remain a major problem…

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Oregon Department of Transportation Seeks Funding for Pedestrian Safety Improvements

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Crosswalk Injury, Pedestrian Accidents on May 24, 2021

While walking is a great form of exercise, pedestrian accidents in Portland are unfortunately common. Indeed, over a three-year period in our city, there were 48 pedestrians killed. What’s more, even when pedestrians have the right of way, they are often hit by negligent drivers;

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