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Portland Personal Injury Blog 48: Johnston Law Firm

To reduce truck accidents, U.S. to mandate speed limiters

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Truck Accidents on May 6, 2014

One of the first things a beginning driver learns is that speed kills. That is, the faster a person drives, the more difficult it becomes to stop quickly or maneuver safely. That fundamental lesson is about to be applied by the federal government’s Department of Transportation to the trucking industry.

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Recommendations to reduce truck accident injuries and fatalities

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Truck Accidents on April 10, 2014

As everyone who has driven Portland’s interstate highways knows, the most dangerous vehicles are the fast-moving tractor-trailers. They are difficult to maneuver and hard to stop. And when the behemoths are involved in accidents with cars, it’s the occupants of the smaller vehicles who…

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Pedestrian seriously injured in hit-and-run car accident

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents on March 25, 2014

Portland is well known as one of the most bike-friendly cities in the nation. Unfortunately, our reputation as a pedestrian-friendly place is not quite as stellar.

Recent hit-and-run pedestrian accidents in Portland and Vancouver have jarred local residents. Hopefully, area motorists will…

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