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New Bicycle Law in Portland Could Create Hazards At Intersections

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

Intersections are one of the most common places for bicycle accidents to occur. Crashes and collisions can involve both motorists and pedestrians and leave victims with serious and potentially life-threatening injuries. A new law was recently put into effect in Oregon that changes…

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Is Santa Bringing Little Ones a New Bike for the Holidays? Check Out Our Safety Tips to Prevent Bike Accidents and Injuries

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Bicycle Accidents on December 12, 2019

A new bike may be at the top of your child’s holiday wish list. One of the first things you can expect your child to want to do after opening it is to take it out for a ride. To protect them against bicycle accidents

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In Aftermath of Fatal Bike Accident in Vancouver, Follow These Safety Tips to Keep Your Child Safe

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Bicycle Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Vancouver on October 23, 2019

Children love riding bikes. From an early age, they learn that two wheels (or three, in the case of tricycles) provide hours of fun and a way to quickly get them where they want to go. Depending on where you live in Vancouver, by the time they hit…

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Cell Phones Pose Risks To Portland Drivers, Bicyclists and Pedestrians

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Bicycle Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents on December 21, 2018

The Portland Police recently did a traffic sweep in one of the busiest areas of the city, targeting potentially dangerous behaviors among drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians. Overwhelmingly, the largest number of tickets handed out concerned drivers talking, texting, or otherwise using their cellphones while behind the wheel. As…

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Concerns Over Safety as E-Scooter Injuries Increase

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Bicycle Accidents, Crosswalk Injury, Pedestrian Accidents on September 25, 2018

In late spring of 2018, as city officials prepared to introduce a trial e-scooter ridesharing program in Portland, anticipation was high that it would revolutionize transportation. The fast moving, two-wheeled electric devices promised an inexpensive, fun, and environmentally friendly way for residents and visitors alike to navigate through…

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Naked Bike Ride Participant Filed Lawsuit After Bike Accident Results In Serious Injuries

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Bicycle Accidents on March 20, 2018

Certain areas of Portland seem to be plagued by higher than usual rates of bicycle accidents and injuries. In response to accidents that commonly occur in certain areas, officials have made efforts to reconfigure traffic and installing bike lanes. Unfortunately, it is too…

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