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Dos and Don’ts To Prevent Pedestrian Injuries When Walking at Night

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Pedestrian Accidents on December 6, 2019

The high rate of pedestrian accidents and injuries in Portland over the course of 2019 have public safety officials concerned. Efforts among law enforcement at apprehending reckless drivers and Infrastructure improvements, such as more sidewalks and traffic signals, are important but have failed…

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Pedestrian Accidents in Vancouver: Know Your Risks

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Pedestrian Accidents on November 21, 2019

Increases in traffic congestion and the costs associated with operating a motor vehicle have prompted cities throughout Oregon and Washington State to become more ‘walkable’. Infrastructure improvements have worked to make certain neighborhoods in Vancouver more pedestrian-friendly.  However, there are still plenty of dangerous locations throughout the city…

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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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Residents Question Portland’s Pedestrian Friendly Designation As No Crossing Signs Spring Up at Intersections

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Pedestrian Accidents on September 30, 2019

Pedestrian accidents have become unfortunately regular occurrences in Portland over the past year. Intersections are one of the main places that these accidents are most likely to occur and lighted crosswalk signs and street markings are designed to decrease the potential dangers. In the midst…

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Pedestrian Safety Tips for Back to School

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

With Portland parents busy getting their children ready for another school year, it is the ideal time to review some basic safety precautions to help ensure they get to and from classes safely. Pedestrian accidents and injuries are at a high this year…

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