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Dog Bite Lawyer Doug Landau contacted by little leaguer scarred by dog bite in Reston, Virginia

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A dog bite injury is a serious injury, which can be disfiguring and cause serious emotional as well as physical injury. Sometimes the scarring can be repaired by skilled plastic surgeons, but the psychological impact can be devastating to a child. The Fairfax Bar Association’s official Lawyer Referral Service sought our help today on behalf

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Bad dogs, "yip-yip dogs" and crazy canines; How does Doug Landau prove disabled cyclists' and injured runners' dog bite or animal attack cases ?

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Nothing ruins a good bike ride like a nasty dog with a brain the size of a kumquat. Dogs that bark from their own yards, inside their owners’ homes or running along fences don’t shake most bikers. But bad dogs, “yip-yip dogs” and crazy canines that are untrained, unsecured or who have bitten and tasted

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Triathlon Trial Lawyer Doug Landau wins Bethesda Super Sprint Triathlon (benefitting Cure Autism Now)

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Triathlon TrialLawyer Doug Landau participated in the “Cure Autism Now” Super Sprint Triathlon. Taking place on the bucolic campus of Georgetown Prep in North Bethesda, this multi- sport event raises money for Autism Speaks. The Leesburg Herndon sports injury lawyer completed the almost 300 yard swim, 9.3 mile bike ride and 2.5 mile run in

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Swim safety: CPSC reports on drowning deaths

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The Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports that in 2003 there were 284 drowning deaths of children under 5 years of age in pools and spas; 245 in 2004; and, 319 in 2005. A long time lifeguard, guard instructor and YMCA aquatics director noted in Aquatics International that “there should be no reason anyone should

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Recruiting racers for fundraising can be a recipe for disaster – doctors' tips for those considering triathlons

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Giving fund raisers an “experience” as well as “shwag” for their efforts and money, is a trend increasing in popularity. Combining fundraising with an “experience” or “adventure” as well as promoting good health of the competitor as well as the recipients, has become the method by which many large races attract hundreds, even thousands of

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"Charity Racers" and Weekend Warriors watch out – train for your event, or the consequences could be fatal.

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With the United States Triathlon’s (“USAT”) governing body surpassing 100,000 members, and USAT certified races taking place all over the country, there is now a sufficient sampling from which to discern risks as compared to another popular endurance event, marathon running. Triathlons are gaining in popularity, due to the televising of the Hawaii Ironman and

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Still part of the plan: TraithlonTrialLawyer Doug Landau reveals seminal texts that aided his Training and Sports Medicine education

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Books that heavily influenced my running training include: “Neuromuscular Mechanisms for Therapeutic & Conditioning Exercise,” (University Park Press, 1976) by my Professor Howard Knuttgen, Ph.D. Dr. Knuttgen, was the Associate Dean of the Sargent College of Allied Health Professions at Boston University, where I studied human physiology, ergonomics, anatomy and exercise science. “Winning Running (The

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Deposition in Sports Injury Lawyer Doug Landau's most recent dog bite and animal attack case focused on prior experiences with animals

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While in New York and New Jersey last week helping a dog attack victim who was recently attacked while out jogging, Sports Injury Lawyer Doug Landau was struck by how many deposition questions centered upon the client’s PRE-accident interaction with dogs. At depositions (or “Examinations Before Trial” or “EBTs” in New York), insurance defense counsel

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