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Four Common Problems That Make Box Truck Accidents More Likely To Happen

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Box Truck Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Truck Accidents on July 21, 2021

With the number of major freeways and interstates in and around our area, truck accidents in Portland are a serious concern. In addition to the risks posed by tractor-trailers and other big rigs, crashes and collisions involving box trucks are increasingly common. As…

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New Study Shows Lower-Income Neighborhoods Most At Risk For Pedestrian Accident Deaths

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury, Portland on July 14, 2021

Pedestrian accidents continue to be a major concern in Portland. A new study shows that people in lower-income neighborhoods are among those most at risk. For victims in these cases, getting the compensation they and their families need is a top priority.

Pedestrian Accidents Disproportionately Impact Lower-Income Neighborhoods

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Preventing Personal Injuries Over Fourth of July In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury on June 23, 2021

The Fourth of July weekend is right around the corner and the city is still hosting a wide variety of events designed to attract people of all ages. Whether you choose to go out or have your own celebrations at home, it is important to make safety a priority. The…

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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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