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Sports-Related Head Injuries Derail Life for Portland Football Player

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Brain Injuries, Personal Injury on February 27, 2019

Children are encouraged to engage in sports-related activities. While some view team sports as a hobby and something fun to do with friends, others have high hopes of eventually making it to the pros. This ambition can cause them and their coaches to take risks, particularly when it…

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Portland Bakery Shines Light on Subject of Brain Injuries

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Brain Injuries, Car Accidents, Crosswalk Injury, Personal Injury, Slip and Fall on January 22, 2019

Any time an accident involves a bump, blot, or jolt to the head, there is a risk of traumatic brain injury (TBI). One of the most common types of personal injuries, symptoms are often subtle and can take days, weeks, or even months…

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Protecting Your Child Against Repeat Concussions

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Brain Injuries on January 23, 2018

Children tend to play hard, without pausing to think about safety. This is why it is so important for teachers, instructors, and school coaches to take the necessary precautions in training young athletes and providing the appropriate gear for sports and recreational activities. Bumps and blows to the…

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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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