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What causes Portland truck accidents?

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Truck Accidents on August 29, 2014

North, south and east: interstate highways connect Portland to the rest of the U.S. While the highways are critical to our city’s commercial well-being, they also carry threats to the drivers using them.

Eighteen-wheelers can weigh up to 80,000 pounds; about 25 times more than an average passenger vehicle. When a…

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Is lack of oversight leading to truck accidents?

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Truck Accidents on November 22, 2013

It is perhaps something we don’t see enough of: one arm of the federal government saying another arm might not be doing enough to keep Americans safe. In this case, federal investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board are pointing at the agency in charge of ensuring the safety of…

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