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Pedestrian Injuries Reach Epidemic Levels: Speeding, Distracted Driving, and SUVs To Blame

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Pedestrian Accidents on October 6, 2020

Amidst ongoing concerns over COVID-19, there is another serious and potentially deadly public safety issue that is going largely ignored. Pedestrian injuries have risen dramatically over the past several years to the point of reaching epidemic levels. Experts claim that speeding, distracted driving,…

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Oregon Truck Accidents Involving Pedestrians

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Pedestrian Accidents, Truck Accidents on September 29, 2020

When driving a semi-truck, tractor-trailer, or other types of big rigs, truckers typically experience reduced visibility. This makes it harder for them to see surrounding cars on the road. When it comes to pedestrians, truckers are likely to not even know they are there until it is too…

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Car Crash Responsible For Fatal Pedestrian Accident In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Pedestrian Accidents on September 22, 2020

Downtown Portland is a busy place. Pedestrians typically crowd sidewalks and congregate near local stores and eateries while nearby motorists fight traffic on congested and heavily traveled roads. Unfortunately, this can be a dangerous combination. When car crashes happen, pedestrians can end up being involved. This was the…

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Five Common Types of Pedestrian Accidents In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Pedestrian Accidents on August 6, 2020

Pleasant temperatures make late summer and early fall ideal times for walking in Portland. Whether you choose to walk as a means of transportation, to stay physically fit, or simply to enjoy the surroundings, it is important to be aware of the risks. The following details five common…

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Night Out Takes Tragic Turn When Local Man Killed In Portland Pedestrian Accident

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Pedestrian Accidents, Train Accidents on July 6, 2020

Friday and Saturday nights provide an opportunity to unwind from the demands of the week. For people of all ages, weekends are a time to hang out with friends and enjoy restaurants, bars, and other types of nightlife the city offers. Unfortunately, weekend nights are also the most…

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Protests Combined With Phase 1 of Reopening Increase Pedestrian Accident Risks

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Pedestrian Accidents on June 9, 2020

During the summer months, people spend more time outdoors walking and enjoying local festivals, fairs, and other types of activities. As a result, pedestrian accidents are more common at this time of year. Currently, things in Portland are still far from what anyone…

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