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Bike Safety Tips to Stay Healthy

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Bicycle Accidents, Personal Injury, Portland on March 26, 2020

Portland residents are being encouraged to stay home as a way of preventing the spread of COVID-19, otherwise known as the coronavirus. Engaging in solo activities such as bicycling can provide some relief. It can also provide a good source of transportation for those who need groceries and…

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Traveling Over the Holidays? Ways to Reduce Your Car Accident Risks

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Portland, Truck Accidents on December 3, 2019

The focus of the holidays is on spending time with family and friends. For many of us, that means a road trip may be in order. Whether your plans involve visiting people in nearby towns or in states across the country, it is important to realize you will…

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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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Older Adults, Children Among Those Most at Risk for Pedestrian Accidents

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Crosswalk Injury, Pedestrian Accidents, Portland on July 12, 2019

With pedestrian accidents an increasingly common problem in Portland, it is important to be aware of the risks. Two specific age groups are among those most vulnerable: older adults and young children. Those over the age of 65 often suffer from impairments that…

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Three Killed Hours After Portland Celebrates Plan to Promote Public Safety 

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Personal Injury, Portland on June 27, 2019

Motor vehicle accidents in Portland involving drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians are an unfortunately common occurrence. They put residents of our area at risk for serious and potentially life-threatening personal injuries. Public officials are aware of the dangers and have implemented changes designed to…

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