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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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What Are The Real Reasons Behind Pedestrian Accidents In Portland?

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Crosswalk Injury on April 15, 2021

While Portland is one of the most pedestrian friendly cities, at least once a month a pedestrian accident happens that results in serious personal injuries. The city has taken efforts to keep pedestrians safe while police crack down on dangerous driving behaviors, but these precautions seem to have…

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Older Adults, Children Among Those Most at Risk for Pedestrian Accidents

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Crosswalk Injury, Pedestrian Accidents, Portland on July 12, 2019

With pedestrian accidents an increasingly common problem in Portland, it is important to be aware of the risks. Two specific age groups are among those most vulnerable: older adults and young children. Those over the age of 65 often suffer from impairments that…

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Visibility a Major Factor in Pedestrian Accidents

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Crosswalk Injury, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury on April 10, 2019

Pedestrian accidents continue to plague the Portland area and also are increasing in number in major cities throughout the country as well. Many of us appreciate the advantages of walking either as a hobby, as a means of staying physically fit, or as an inexpensive and environmentally…

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