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Taking Medications Increases the Risks of Truck Accidents In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Truck Accidents on January 19, 2021

Truck drivers have a demanding job. Spending long hours on the road, being away from their families, the rigors of operating a big rig, and loading or unloading cargo can all take a heavy toll on their health. Prescription and over the counter medications they take can help to alleviate…

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To Prevent Pedestrian Accidents In Portland, Take Extra Precautions When Walking at Night

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Pedestrian Accidents on January 11, 2021

The Winter Solstice was on December 21, 2020. This represents a turning point when, after months of steadily increasing darkness, the sun slowly begins setting just a little later. Unfortunately, it will continue getting dark around dinner time until early in the spring, which in addition to impacting people’s moods…

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Teen Drivers Increase Risks of Car Accidents in Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents on January 4, 2021

Getting a driver’s license is an important rite of passage for teenagers. It allows them greater freedom and independence, but it also carries major responsibilities. Car accidents in Portland involving teenagers have the potential to leave them and other motorists on the road with serious and potentially life-threatening injuries….

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Prevent Personal Injuries By Making Safety a Priority In Holiday Gift Giving

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Personal Injury, Product Liability on December 21, 2020

The holidays are right around the corner and many of us are busy buying last minute gifts for those we love. While the goal is generally to put a smile on their face and to provide hours of enjoyment in the future, it is important to be aware of potential…

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Four Reckless Truck Driving Behaviors That Increase Truck Accident Risks

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Truck Accidents on December 15, 2020

Truck drivers have a demanding job. They spend days at a time on the road, driving long hours delivering products and goods we use on a daily basis. While their job is definitely worthy of respect, it also carries certain obligations. Motorists in Portland rely on many of the same…

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Sidewalk Obstructions a Common Hazard, Increase Portland Pedestrian Accident Risks

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Pedestrian Accidents on December 8, 2020

Many Portland residents rely on walking for recreational purposes, to stay physically fit, and as a primary means of transportation. The city has made major infrastructure improvements over the years to accommodate them and to prevent pedestrian accidents. In addition to more crosswalks, traffic signals, and other controls, there has…

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