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Even One Drink Increases Motor Vehicle Accident Risks

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Car Accidents on December 14, 2017

Between the efforts of law enforcement agencies and public service campaigns, most of us are aware of the dangers of drunk driving. What you may not realize is that even if you are below the legal blood alcohol content limit, it could still increase your risk of being…

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Parking Lot Car Accidents During the Holidays

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Car Accidents on December 5, 2017

Throughout the month of December and into the new year, parking lots will be crammed as Portland residents make their holiday preparations. Unfortunately, amidst the fun of buying gifts and planning for celebrations with family and friends, it is important to be aware of parking lot hazards.

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Rainy Portland Weather Makes Car Accidents More Likely To Occur

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Car Accidents on November 28, 2017

While wintry weather in Portland brings the occasional snowstorm, drivers are more likely to face driving in wet, rainy conditions. This can make roads slippery and cars hard to handle, increasing your risks for car accidents and injuries. To protect yourself and your…

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Car Accidents Involving Marijuana

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Car Accidents on October 24, 2017

Driving while impaired by any mind-altering or intoxicating substance is not only against the law, but it significantly increases your car accident risks. This applies to illegal, ‘street’ drugs such as heroin or cocaine, as well as to legal substances, including alcohol and…

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Car Accidents in Vancouver vs. Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Car Accidents, Insurance on October 23, 2017

Vancouver is only a 15-minute drive north of Portland via Interstate 5. This makes it a  popular destination for locals to work or visit. With such close proximity, it can be easy to lose track of the fact that is a completely different state, with different laws that…

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