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Washington Governor Signs Bill in Vancouver Mandating Measles Vaccine

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Personal Injury on May 22, 2019

Debates over childhood vaccinations have been generating controversy throughout the country. On one side, ‘anti-vaxxers’ claim it is their right to choose not to vaccinate their children against measles or other diseases. On the other, public health officials and concerned parents claim their behavior is both reckless and…

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FDA Halts Pelvic Mesh Sales Over Safety Concerns

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Product Liability on April 25, 2019

Defective products are a common cause of personal injuries. Faulty medical devices, in particular, are dangerous and can leave patients suffering serious, potentially life-threatening complications. In terms of medical controversy and concerns over safety issues, mesh devices frequently used in surgical procedures have…

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Spring Weather Increases Risk of Personal Injuries in Vancouver

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Personal Injury, Slip and Fall on April 19, 2019

With winter behind us, Vancouver comes alive in the spring. The arrival of warmer temperatures means more local events and opportunities for recreational activities. At this time of year, we encourage you to enjoy all the area has to offer. However, it is also important to take some…

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Visibility a Major Factor in Pedestrian Accidents

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC 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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After Boeing Airplane Accidents, Customers Express Airline Safety Concerns

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Personal Injury on March 27, 2019

While flying is often cited as one of the safest ways to travel, it is hard to ignore the headlines when a serious accident does occur. While airplane crashes are not common, other issues onboard can result in serious personal injuries. In the aftermath of the Ethiopian plane…

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Sports-Related Head Injuries Derail Life for Portland Football Player

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Brain Injuries, Personal Injury on February 27, 2019

Children are encouraged to engage in sports-related activities. While some view team sports as a hobby and something fun to do with friends, others have high hopes of eventually making it to the pros. This ambition can cause them and their coaches to take risks, particularly when it…

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