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ATV May Be ‘Motor Vehicle’ Under Insurance Policy

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What is covered?  What vehicles are NOT covered by an insurance policy? “What the insurance companies give you in the large print, they often take away in the fine print,” notes Loudoun County accident lawyer Doug Landau. The Federal Court in Roanoke Virginia ruled that an insurance policy UM/UIM Endorsement for “motor vehicles” may cover

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Child’s Foot Crushed during “Fun Run” When Banner Blew Over

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While participation in athletic activities holds some risk of tripping, falling, overexertion, and bumping into other participants, a case handled by a friend reminds sports injury lawyer Doug Landau of the importance of having professional race directors and experienced event support staff erect safe structures. Landau’s own work helping to erect a finish line in

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DC Bike Commuting on the Rise

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Recent trips to try cases for disabled clients in the District of Columbia reminded Doug Landau that commuting by bicycle is becoming a preferred mode of transportation for many DC area residents. Our nation’s capital has one of the highest percentages in the country of commuters who bicycle to work. Currently, the District of Columbia

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Good, Clean Fun at the Herndon Community Center

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Looking for active fun this winter for the whole family? Consider at trip to the Herndon Community Center. The indoor pool puts out floats for kids.  Herndon lawyer Doug Landau used to take his children to the pool and let them clamber on top of the fun shaped “aquatic playgrounds.” All the while, lawyer Landau

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Kona Bike Recall

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Kona has recalled approximately 530 Kona Wo bicycles because of a fall hazard. The affected cycles are 2014 models of Kona bikes with a charcoal black frame and silver decals.  The word “Wo” is on the top tube and the word “Kona” appears on the down tube and on the side of the seat.  See

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When Injured, Try Volunteering at the Races

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Earlier this month, at the BRATS New Year’s 5K  Doug Landau was seen putting out cones for runners in the frigid weather and wee hours Sunday morning. Landau showed up at the Sport & Health club in Gainesville, VA in order to help his friend and Race Director Kent Barker, and to say “thank you”

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Toys for Tots Santa’s Workshop 5K

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Last month’s Toys for Tots Santa’s Workshop 5K on the Manassas, Virginia campus of the Northern Virginia Community College raised twice as many toys for the United States Marines to give out for the holiday season compared to the year before. The Bristow TRI & Swim (BRATS) race crew did an excellent job on an

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Kit’s Miracle Mile

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The team at Abrams Landau was saddened to learn of the death last month of Francis Christopher “Kit” Callahan. Kit was the founder of the “Miracle Mile,” a run/walk created to rejoice and celebrate the success stories of survivors of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Not only was lawyer Doug Landau a participant at George Mason

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