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Know What to Do After a Bicycle Accident In Portland

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

Even the most cautious and experienced cyclists can find themselves involved in a  bicycle accident in Portland. Despite wearing a helmet and taking other precautions, serious and potentially life-threatening injuries may occur as a result. In many cases, the reckless actions of others…

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The Role Mechanical Errors Play In Portland Truck Accidents

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Truck Accidents on September 28, 2020

The massive height and weight of semi-trucks, tractor-trailers, and other big rigs makes them harder to operate and to maintain. Traveling at speeds of 60 miles per hour plus, a simple mechanical error can have major ramifications. While mechanical issues are often not a primary cause of

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As Nursing Homes Reopen For Visits, Be Alert for Signs of Elder Abuse and Neglect

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Nursing home abuse on September 25, 2020

It has been a long six months for residents of nursing homes in Vancouver. Since the COVID-19 outbreak began in March 2020, the state has restricted in-person visits at these facilities in an effort to protect those most vulnerable. Older adults face increased risks in terms of contracting…

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Car Crash Responsible For Fatal Pedestrian Accident In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Pedestrian Accidents on September 22, 2020

Downtown Portland is a busy place. Pedestrians typically crowd sidewalks and congregate near local stores and eateries while nearby motorists fight traffic on congested and heavily traveled roads. Unfortunately, this can be a dangerous combination. When car crashes happen, pedestrians can end up being involved. This was the…

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Despite Being More Experienced Drivers, Baby Boomers Face Increased Risks For Car Accidents

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents on September 22, 2020

Baby boomers make up a significant portion of the population. As they get older, many of them will be facing issues that go along with aging. Among these are overall declines in physical and cognitive health, which can impact their driving abilities. As a result, they face a…

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