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Oregon Department of Transportation Seeks Funding for Pedestrian Safety Improvements

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Crosswalk Injury, Pedestrian Accidents on May 24, 2021

While walking is a great form of exercise, pedestrian accidents in Portland are unfortunately common. Indeed, over a three-year period in our city, there were 48 pedestrians killed. What’s more, even when pedestrians have the right of way, they are often hit by negligent drivers;

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With Adult Beverages Center Stage At Upcoming Portland Events, Know How To Reduce Your DUI Injury Risks

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in DUI, Personal Injury on April 29, 2021

Adult beverages take center stage at many events in Portland. While there is nothing wrong with enjoying a few drinks on your night off or when meeting up with friends, you do want to use moderation and be aware of the risks. DUI-related car accidents are a common cause of…

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Pandemic-Related Changes In Annual Winter Light Festival Increase Risk of Personal Injuries In Portland

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

Since 2016, the Portland Winter Light Festival has helped to lift people’s spirits during the long winter months. Lasting several days, the festival features educational programs, performances, and other types of entertainment, alongside impressive art installations and lighting displays.

This year, the festival atmosphere had to be modified to accommodate ongoing…

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Prevent Personal Injuries By Making Safety a Priority In Holiday Gift Giving

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Personal Injury, Product Liability on December 21, 2020

The holidays are right around the corner and many of us are busy buying last minute gifts for those we love. While the goal is generally to put a smile on their face and to provide hours of enjoyment in the future, it is important to be aware of potential…

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Reduce Personal Injury Risks Over Thanksgiving

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Personal Injury on November 23, 2020

Thanksgiving is considered the kick-off for the holiday season and is typically filled with good food and festive gatherings with family and friends. Even with ongoing concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, most of us are planning some type of get-together and other activities over the weekend. However, while…

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As Daylight Savings Time Ends, Take Steps to Reduce Your Risk of Bicycle Accidents

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Bicycle Accidents on October 23, 2020

Daylight savings time has generated a lot of controversy and confusion for Portland residents. While the state has passed legislation mandating daylight savings time year round, residents will still need to ‘fall back’ once more on November first. This means it will be getting dark shortly after 5:00…

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