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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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PedPDX Program Aims to Increase Pedestrian Safety

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Crosswalk Injury, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury, Portland, Wrongful Death on February 7, 2019

Pedestrian accidents continue to occur on a regular basis in Portland, leaving the victims involved in these incidents with serious and often life threatening injuries. In an effort to prevent these accidents and to make the city…

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Portland Bakery Shines Light on Subject of Brain Injuries

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. 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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Concerns Over Safety as E-Scooter Injuries Increase

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Bicycle Accidents, Crosswalk Injury, Pedestrian Accidents on September 25, 2018

In late spring of 2018, as city officials prepared to introduce a trial e-scooter ridesharing program in Portland, anticipation was high that it would revolutionize transportation. The fast moving, two-wheeled electric devices promised an inexpensive, fun, and environmentally friendly way for residents and visitors alike to navigate through…

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