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“Dangerous Driver” Kills Cyclist

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An Ohio cyclist was killed when he was struck by a vehicle driven by a 64-year-old man who had recently been advised his poor eyesight made it unsafe for him to drive. The family of the 19-year-old cyclist filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the driver claiming he was a “dangerous driver who knowingly endangered

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Are Trampoline Parks Safe?

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Ever since a fatal accident at the University of Miami where personal injury lawyer Doug Landau was a law student, in which a youngster was killed when an amusement ride came loose, Landau has been suspicious about the safety of rides, carnivals, etc. A recent case in Texas is more evidence of the danger posed

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CompuTrainer Blue Flywheel Recall

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Competitive cyclists are always looking for ways to improve their strength and gain speed.  No one knows this better than athletes’ lawyer Doug Landau, who has used CompuTrainers extensively for this purpose. However, he cautions riders to carefully check equipment and also be on the lookout for any recalls or known defects. Recently CompuTrainer manufacturer

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7th Annual Cycle Fest Charity Ride

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We are pleased to share this note from the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCC NV). Hello fellow cyclists, Please join us on Sunday, September 11, 2016 for our 7th Annual Northern Virginia Cycle Fest Charity Ride. For the past 6 years we have supported our military and first responders through our annual charity

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Faulty Zip Line Kit Recalled – BYA Sports

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Bring Your Adventure (BYA) Sports has recalled approximately 5700 60-, 75-, and 90-foot cable Skyline Zipline Kits due to a fall hazard. The recall states that, “A crimp in the zipline can fail allowing the cable to pull free or become slack while in use, posing a fall hazard to the user.”  Injuries have been

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Bike Helmet Giveaways Spring 2016

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The Abrams Landau team will once again distribute free bike helmets to children at local elementary schools who could not otherwise afford them. In keeping with his firm’s mission of “putting lids on kids,” bike safety lawyer Doug Landau is scheduled to give two bike safety presentations and distribute bike helmets at schools in Fairfax

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Crash on W&OD Trail Monday June 13

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W&OD Trail accident lawyer Doug Landau was saddened to learn of an accident in which a cyclist was injured on the W&OD Trail last month. Most troubling was the fact that it was the injured cyclist who received a citation for failing to yield the right of way. Fairfax Alliance for Better Bicycling (FABB)’s Bruce

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Objective Testing for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

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If you’ve ever had a concussion, or known or cared for someone who has, then you know that objective measures seem to be lacking when it comes to diagnosing and treating traumatic brain injury (TBI). That may be about to change. TBI lawyer Doug Landau was intrigued by an article about a new device called

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