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

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC 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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Bicycle Safety Tips for Biking/Commuting in Vancouver, WA

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Bicycle Accidents on January 30, 2018

Bicycling is a relaxing hobby and provides an excellent source of physical activity. It is also a cost-effective and environmentally friendly way to get to and from work or school. In Vancouver, there are numerous bike paths and trails for local residents and visitors to enjoy, but it…

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Oregon’s New Bike Sales Tax and What It Means for Bicyclists and Pedestrians

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Bicycle Accidents on August 2, 2017

Portland is known for its bicycle friendly streets and its large, active community of bicycling enthusiasts. While most cyclists are in favor of anything that makes the city safer and more easily accessible, a new bike tax has raised some concerns. Though it promises to potentially reduce the…

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MIPS Helmets Making a Difference for Bicyclists and Motorcyclists

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Bicycle Accidents on April 19, 2017

For bicyclists, motorcyclists, and sports enthusiasts, wearing a helmet is the first line of defense in helping to protect against serious and potentially life threatening accidents and injuries. While any type of approved helmet can be a life saver if worn correctly, advances in…

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Bicycle Parking Corrals in Downtown Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Bicycle Accidents on April 4, 2017

With warmer weather fast approaching, it is time to get ready for another bicycle season. Whether you bike to work, school, or just for fun, riding a bike provides a convenient way to get where you want to go, while being good for you and the environment as…

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Bicycle Helmets in Portland: Necessary or Not?

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Bicycle Accidents, Brain Injuries, Personal Injury on August 24, 2016

The need for cyclists to wear bicycle helmets is a hotly debated issue, and it’s not just a matter of personal preference. Helmet laws have been repeatedly proposed, both in Portland and around the country. While Portland, like many areas, does have helmet laws requiring children under the age of…

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