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Multi-Vehicle Car Accidents In Portland Create Major Risks for Drivers

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Multi-Vehicle Car Accidents, Truck Accidents on July 7, 2021

Highways and local streets throughout our area are frequently congested with traffic during the summer months. As tourists flock to our area, they share already busy roads with locals commuting to work, running important errands, or enjoying time off over weekends. Unfortunately, this not only increases the risk of

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Speeding Increases Risk and Severity Of Pedestrian Accidents In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Crosswalk Injury, Pedestrian Accidents on June 9, 2021

Local residents face significant risks when it comes to pedestrian accidents in Portland. The past several years have seen record numbers of collisions resulting in life-threatening personal injuries. While there are often multiple factors involved in these crashes, speeding on the part of…

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Busy Tourist Season Increases Car Accident Risks In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Crosswalk Injury, Pedestrian Accidents on June 3, 2021

Memorial Day through Labor Day is a time when many residents hit the roads, traveling to local destinations and taking advantage of the variety of events held in our area. It is also the time of year when tourists are more likely to visit. Unfortunately, in addition to creating serious…

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Oregon Department of Transportation Seeks Funding for Pedestrian Safety Improvements

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Crosswalk Injury, Pedestrian Accidents on May 24, 2021

While walking is a great form of exercise, pedestrian accidents in Portland are unfortunately common. Indeed, over a three-year period in our city, there were 48 pedestrians killed. What’s more, even when pedestrians have the right of way, they are often hit by negligent drivers;

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Truck Underride Accidents: Know the Risks

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Truck Accidents on May 18, 2021

Truck accidents in Portland are unfortunately common and one of the most dangerous types of crashes. In addition to the massive weight and length of most semi-trucks, tractor-trailers, and other big rigs, the height at which they sit is another factor that increases the risk. Underride truck accidents, in…

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Trauma Injuries and Pedestrian Accidents In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Personal Injury on May 11, 2021

Pedestrian accidents in Portland are an ongoing problem. With little to protect them in collisions involving motor vehicles, pedestrian injuries are often severe. With car accident fatalities rising, it is important to understand the seriousness of motor vehicle accidents and pedestrian accidents. In recognition of National Trauma Awareness Month, our…

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