Tag Archives: TBI

Weak Bicycle Frames Cause GIANT Recall of High End Bikes

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It is not often that one sees the Federal Government recall of high end, expensive bicycles. However, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a recall of 370 bicycles due to an unsteady frame. According to Giant Bicycle Inc., the 2011 model Giant Anthem bicycles can potentially crack at the seat post, posing a fall

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Runner run over by biker – any coverage ?

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While sports injury lawyer Doug Landau is frequently contacted to help an injured runner or biker, even in cases where the driver or other party is at fault, if there is no coverage or ability to pay for the harms caused, then it may not be a wise move to go forward with a claim.

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Pothole swallows cyclist – lawsuit settled

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ABRAMS LANDAU Trial lawyer Doug Landau has helped clients injured by potholes and other roadway defects. One case in the District of Columbia involved a pothole that swallowed the ABRAMS LANDAU client’s front wheel while driving under L’Enfant Plaza in Washington, D.C. Another client of cyclist lawyer Doug Landau was injured when his bicycle tire

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Concussions – just a fancy word for injured brains

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“Prep football coaches get an education on concussions” was the title of today’s excellent “Varsity Letter” high school sports column by Preston Williams. High school football coaches were exposed to current theory and practice with concussions at Redskins Park. Secondary school coaches from Virginia, Maryland and the District filed into a tent at Redskins Park

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Brain Injury Association – Landau volunteers again to help Miracle Mile & George Mason University Brain Injury Awareness Fair

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The 7th Annual Kit Callahan’s Miracle Mile, 10K Run/Walk will take place at George Mason University’s main Fairfax Campus. In 2009, over 600 people came out to participate, support the Brain Injury Association and celebrate Kit Callahan’s miracle. The event is more than just races, it is an opportunity to support and celebrate the success

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Golf Carts "off course" are dangerous

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We recently received word of a case involving a severe Traumatic Brain Injury (“TBI”) of a passenger in a golf cart. The golf cart did not have seat belts and the passenger was ejected. While most golf carts that Herndon and Sterling brain injury lawyer Doug Landau has seen at golf courses did not have

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Doug Landau's toboggan crash

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Tomorrow’s post about a winter athlete who sustained a career ending brain injury (“TBI”) struck a note with me, as I and my family members have had several serious winter sports injuries. While this TriathlonTrialLawyer has never ridden in a bobsled or luge, I spent many winter days, when I wasn’t making money shoveling driveways,

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