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Thanksgiving is One of the Most Dangerous Times of the Year for Drunk Driving Accidents

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Drunk Driving on November 5, 2018

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, meaning that many of us will be making plans to travel and visit with family and friends. While holiday celebrations often center around festive feasts and football games, it is likely alcohol will also play a role in these gatherings. Whether you…

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Ten Tips to Protect Against Personal Injuries on Halloween

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Drunk Driving, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury, Premises Liability on October 24, 2018

Halloween offers a chance for both children and adults alike to dress up in elaborate costumes and to overindulge in their favorite treats. Throughout Portland, theaters, bars, and nightclubs are hosting parties for those over 21, while neighborhood, churches, and community centers will be holding events to entertain…

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As a Passenger, What to Do When a Drunk Driver Puts You at Risk

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Drunk Driving on October 11, 2018

You are at a local restaurant, nightclub, or attending a social event with friends where alcohol is being served. Maybe you made an agreement earlier in the evening to designate one of the people with you as a designated driver. Unfortunately, as you are getting ready to head…

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DUI Victim Advocate in Portland Urges Police to Make Drunk Drivers a Priority

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Drunk Driving on September 11, 2018

The Portland Police have a full plate when it comes to enforcing law and order. Unfortunately, some claim that recent law enforcement trends, such as the crackdown on problems with homelessness in the city, put the overall health and safety of residents at risk. A decline in

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To Prevent Drunk Driving Accidents, Know the Signs of Alcohol Impairment

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Drunk Driving on August 7, 2018

You do not have to be ‘drunk’ behind the wheel to put yourself and others at risk for DUI-related car accidents. Any amount of alcohol can impact your driving abilities, causing physical impairments and making mistakes or errors in judgment more likely. Being…

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Fatal Drunk Driving Accidents Continue to Plague Portland Area

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Drunk Driving on July 11, 2018

By now, there are few excuses for anyone to not be aware of the potential dangers associated with drunk driving. Unfortunately, despite public service campaigns and efforts by law enforcement to apprehend offenders before car accidents and injuries occur,…

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