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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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Drunk Driver Slams Uber, Kills Ridesharing Passenger

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Drunk Driving on May 1, 2019

Responsible drivers know that drunk driving is a leading cause of car accidents and injuries. Operating a motor vehicle after having even one or two drinks puts you and other motorists at risk. Relying on ridesharing services such as Uber or Lyft after a night out is a…

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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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Flatbed Takes Other Vehicle With It in Portland Rollover Accident

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC 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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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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