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Police Presence at Hutchison Elementary School Protects Children

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Local bicycle police officers fitted the entire sixth-grade at Herndon’s Hutchison Elementary School with brand-new bicycle helmets. This was the latest stop on the “Putting Lids on Kids” program, jointly funded by the Herndon law firm Abrams Landau, Ltd.  and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Foundation. This worthy program distributes free bike helmets and brain injury

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Cyclists Must Pedal Safely!

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Last fall, a student at the University of Delaware was struck by a bicyclist while attending a busy outdoor campus event. The collision caused the student to fall backwards and hit his head.  The resulting head injury has left him unconscious for several months. The family has filed suit against the University of Delaware alleging the student

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Is Snapchat to Blame for Car Crash?

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A Georgia man was left with permanent brain damage after a teenage driver crashed into his car while taking “selfies.” The injured man filed a lawsuit in April claiming that Snapchat’s “speed filter” was to blame for the September 2015 crash which has left him unable to work or take care of himself. The teen

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Rev 3 Salute Tri Saluting our Military for Memorial Day

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The Rev3 Salute Tri sprint triathlon in Fauquier County boasted beautiful weather, friendly race staff, a safe staging area, and athletes as young as six years old! There were teams from Charlottesville, Richmond, and Northern Virginia. Prior to the Rev3 involvement, this was a Bristow Swim and Triathlon (BRATS) event. Apropos to the day before

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Infant Bicycle Helmet Recall

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Only a couple weeks after another successful helmet distribution and brain injury prevention program at a local Fairfax County elementary school,  Abrams Landau, Ltd. attorney Doug Landau was made aware of a recall of potentially dangerous helmets. Pacific Cycle is recalling approximately 129,000 Schwinn “No-Pinch Buckle” Infant Bike Helmets due to a choking hazard.  The

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Rocky Mountain Bicycle Recall

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Bike safety lawyer Doug Landau took note of a recent recall involving 17,300 Rocky Mountain bicycles in the U.S.  The affected bikes have an issue with the front disc brakes.  Having been involved in a sudden stop caused by a front wheel malfunction, Doug Landau knows how dangerous such a defect can be.  Luckily for

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