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Portland Accident Emphasizes Need for Underride Guards on Trucks

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Truck Accidents on July 12, 2019

Tractor-trailers, 18 wheelers, and other types of large trucks create significant hazards on the road. Limited visibility and slower response times increase the risk of truck accidents while their massive size and bulk increase the risk of fatal injuries for other drivers involved….

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Driving Under the Influence and Fatigue Common Factors in Truck Accidents

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Portland, Truck Accidents on June 18, 2019

Truck drivers put in long hours. They often work around the clock and in back to back shifts to meet deadlines and the demands of their employers. As a result, they can end up running behind on sleep. To make matters worse, they may use intoxicating substances to…

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Amidst Truck Accident Increases, Increased Number on the Road May Be To Blame

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Truck Accidents on May 15, 2019

Truck accidents in Portland have become an unfortunately common occurrence. Due to the massive size and bulk of most big rigs, these crashes can end up causing serious and potentially life threatening injuries for other drivers on the road. In the aftermath of a report…

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Flatbed Takes Other Vehicle With It in Portland Rollover Accident

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Truck Accidents on April 15, 2019

Commercial trucks and 18-wheelers are massive machines that require special knowledge and skill to handle properly. A single mistake or a miscalculation on the part of a driver can end up resulting in serious truck accidents, which often end up involving other motorists. A recent crash in…

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Four Common Truck Accident Causes and How They Could Impact Your Injury Claim

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Truck Accidents on March 19, 2019

When truck accidents happen, the injuries suffered by other drivers can be severe. Through no fault of your own, you can be left facing a mountain of medical expenses and the need for ongoing care, while being able to work or even perform…

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Truck Accident on Icy Overpass Emphasizes Need for Caution

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Truck Accidents on February 13, 2019

The wintry weather Portland has been experiencing lately has wreaked havoc on the roads. With colder temperatures, even slight amounts of precipitation can make driving treacherous. This is especially true on major highways, where bridges and overpasses are likely to freeze before other areas. Considering these are roads…

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