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Contributory Negligence and Assumption of the Risk

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According to Herndon personal injury and premises liability attorney Doug Landau, at the heart of any liability or injury case is the question:  whose fault was it?  In the context of an injury lawsuit, consider the following situation: Person #1: a bicyclist who is injured after being struck on his bike while riding through a

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Drunk Driver on W&OD Trail

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No one likes to hear about car crashes, particularly when someone is injured.  There are times when a crash is truly an accident and no one is specifically to blame. Then there are other times when a car crash could have — and should have — been avoided.  This was the case one evening in June

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Dangers of Tanning Beds No Light Matter

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Recent claims by indoor tanning salons that tanning is not only safe but also provides health benefits caught the eye of Herndon injury lawyer Doug Landau.  “Summer is here, and people — particularly teens and young adults — think they look better with a tan.  It worries me that some may be tempted to visit

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Bike Safety Laws Should be a Priority in Virginia

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  In a prior post on this site, we discussed some encouraging legislation passed by the 2013 Virginia General Assembly in terms of motorist safety — making emailing and texting while driving a primary offense and increasing the penalty for repeat offenders of drunk driving. But the July issues of the Potomac Pedalers newsletter points

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