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Distracted Driving Awareness Month: Reducing Car Accident Risks In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents on April 8, 2021

The ability to multitask is considered an asset by most people. With busy home, work, and social lives, we get used to juggling several activities at once. While this can work to your advantage in many situations, attempting to multitask can prove extremely dangerous behind the wheel. During…

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Weather Blamed For Portland Car Accident: Police Claim Ice Caused Driver To Skid Off Local Bridge

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents on March 8, 2021

While recent winter weather in Portland may not set historical records, it still created hazards for residents of the city. In addition to making staying warm and walking more difficult, it wreaked havoc with local roads and put drivers at risk. One recent car accident in Portland highlighted the dangers…

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Pandemic-Related Changes In Annual Winter Light Festival Increase Risk of Personal Injuries In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents on February 23, 2021

Since 2016, the Portland Winter Light Festival has helped to lift people’s spirits during the long winter months. Lasting several days, the festival features educational programs, performances, and other types of entertainment, alongside impressive art installations and lighting displays.

This year, the festival atmosphere had to be modified to accommodate ongoing…

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Five Common Causes of Head-On Car Accidents In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents on February 2, 2021

Of all the various types of car accidents in Portland, among the most common are head-on collisions. Depending on the circumstances and the speeds at which both drivers are traveling, head-on crashes are also among those most likely to result in serious and…

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Teen Drivers Increase Risks of Car Accidents in Portland

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

Getting a driver’s license is an important rite of passage for teenagers. It allows them greater freedom and independence, but it also carries major responsibilities. Car accidents in Portland involving teenagers have the potential to leave them and other motorists on the road with serious and potentially life-threatening injuries….

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Suspects Evading Law Enforcement Increase Car Accident Risks for Other Drivers

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents on December 3, 2020

No one likes getting stopped by the police. For motorists, seemingly minor traffic infractions can result in costly fines while more serious offenses could leave you with points on your license, jeopardizing your driving privileges. Regardless of the penalties, most drivers still pull over when they see flashing…

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