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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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Truck Underride Accidents: Know the Risks

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Truck Accidents on May 18, 2021

Truck accidents in Portland are unfortunately common and one of the most dangerous types of crashes. In addition to the massive weight and length of most semi-trucks, tractor-trailers, and other big rigs, the height at which they sit is another factor that increases the risk. Underride truck accidents, in…

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Trauma Injuries and Pedestrian Accidents In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Personal Injury on May 11, 2021

Pedestrian accidents in Portland are an ongoing problem. With little to protect them in collisions involving motor vehicles, pedestrian injuries are often severe. With car accident fatalities rising, it is important to understand the seriousness of motor vehicle accidents and pedestrian accidents. In recognition of National Trauma Awareness Month, our…

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Car Accident Fatalities Up 85 Percent In Portland

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

Fatal car accidents in Portland leave surviving friends and family members devastated. Unfortunately, they happen frequently in our area and current year figures are rising at an alarming rate. Find out more about what causes fatal crashes and what family members can do to get justice for loved ones…

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