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Jackknife Crashes One of the Most Common Types of Truck Accidents In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Jackknife Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Truck Accidents on September 17, 2021

Truck accidents in Portland are an unfortunately common occurrence.  While the massive size and weight of most big rigs provide some protection for the truck driver, it is other motorists who typically suffer the greatest harm when a crash or collision happens. Jackknife accidents are…

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Four Common Types of Truck Accidents In Portland, OR

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Truck Accidents on August 23, 2021

Truck accidents in Portland are unfortunately common and it is other motorists involved who generally suffer the most serious harm. Our Portland, Oregon personal injury attorneys represent victims and their families in these cases, helping them get the compensation they are entitled to…

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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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Multi-Vehicle Car Accidents In Portland Create Major Risks for Drivers

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Multi-Vehicle Car Accidents, Truck Accidents on July 7, 2021

Highways and local streets throughout our area are frequently congested with traffic during the summer months. As tourists flock to our area, they share already busy roads with locals commuting to work, running important errands, or enjoying time off over weekends. Unfortunately, this not only increases the risk of

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Drowsy Driving and Driving Impaired Have Similar Effects and Increase Truck Accident Injuries In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in DUI, Personal Injury, Truck Accidents on June 16, 2021

Truck drivers have an undeniably demanding job. Their delivery schedules and the long hours they put in on the road cause many to go without adequate sleep. Unfortunately, this makes drowsy driving more likely to happen and it mimics the same types of effects as driving impaired. Find out more…

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Truck Underride Accidents: Know the Risks

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Truck Accidents on May 18, 2021

Truck accidents in Portland are unfortunately common and one of the most dangerous types of crashes. In addition to the massive weight and length of most semi-trucks, tractor-trailers, and other big rigs, the height at which they sit is another factor that increases the risk. Underride truck accidents, in…

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