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Five Factors That May Increase Odds of Fatal Teen Car Accidents In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Personal Injury on February 14, 2020

Getting a driver’s license is a rite of passage for every teen. While it provides them with a greater sense of independence, worrying about their safety causes their parents to lose sleep. Teen car accidents are an unfortunately common occurrence. In addition to…

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When Personal Injuries Happen on a Neighbor’s Property

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Personal Injury on January 24, 2020

Vancouver has a reputation for being a tight-knit community, with neighborhoods where residents frequently socialize and chip in to help others. While this is a good thing, it is important to be aware of potential risks. When visiting someone in their home or offering to help in performing…

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Protecting Children Against Injuries Caused By Dangerous Toys

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Personal Injury on December 19, 2019

With the holidays fast approaching, most children have already made a wish list for toys they are hoping to get as gifts. While parents scramble to stores and wait in long lines to fulfill their child’s dreams, it is important to keep safety a top priority. Serious

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Holiday Crowds Increase Risk of Injuries For Shoppers

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Slip and Fall on November 25, 2019

With the holidays fast approaching, local stores are keeping busy stocking merchandise to meet the demands of gift-givers and those hosting holiday feasts. Beginning with day-after-Thanksgiving sales and extending throughout the season, plan on encountering plenty of crowds when visiting local merchants. Unfortunately, crowded store conditions and the…

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Fewer Daylight Hours Results in Greater Risks for Pedestrian Accidents in Portland 

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury, Portland on November 7, 2019

After setting our clocks back to end daylight savings time, darkness falls in Portland as early as 5:00 p.m.  At this hour, many people are still coming home from work or school while others are headed out to dinner, running errands, or engaging in their favorite hobbies and…

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As Portland Pedestrian Accident Rate Continues to Climb, Know Your Risks

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury, Portland on October 8, 2019

2019 has been devastating for Portland in terms of pedestrian accidents. The number of people killed during the first two-thirds of the year already equals more than in 2018 and there are still three more months to go. While city planners grapple with…

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