Author Archives: Doug Landau

Athletes & Blood Donation: What’s the Story?

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As one who regularly donates blood, Doug Landau was wondering what the statistics were and whether there was an impact on athletes who give blood. According to the Red Cross, every 2 seconds there’s an American in need of blood, requiring roughly 41,000 donations per day. In the United States of America, more than 100 million people

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Lawyer Landau wins 2021 Mid-Atlantic Sprint DUathlon title

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With the 2021 racing season starting under strict Covid protocols, the rescheduled USAT Mid-Atlantic Duathlon Sprint Championships were held this weekend in Hagerstown, Maryland. Racine Multisports, which has held a number of virtual events during the pandemic, once again held this popular event at Marty Snook State Park. In this slightly shorter sprint run-back-run format,

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How Much Will My Workers’ Compensation Case Cost?

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What are typical case costs in Worker’s Compensation claims? How are they paid? Will I be given advance notice? Does the insurance company have to pay my expenses? How about my attorneys fees? These are important questions that injured workers ask every day. While every Workers’ Compensation case is different, there are certain costs that

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Massimo Motor Sports Recalls Massage Guns Due to Fire Hazard

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Earlier this month, Massimo Motor Sports issued a recall for their Massimo Percussion Massage Gun. The lithium-ion battery system can overheat, posing a fire hazard. Massimo received three reports of fires with the massage guns that resulted in over $15,000 in property damage. No injuries have been reported. These massage guns were sold exclusively online

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Donating Bikes, Helmets and More to Phoenix Bikes

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Last month, attorney Doug Landau was not only able to visit local public elementary schools to donate bike helmets and Abrams Landau backpacks through Loudoun County’s Safe Routes to School Bike Donation Program, but he was also able to stop by Phoenix Bikes to drop off helmets, bags, a bike, bike parts and a check

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Unsafe Maintenance of Jet Ski Leads to $2 Million Settlement by Virginia Marine Repair Facility

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Having represented marinas and lake repair facilities, attorney Doug Landau was interested in the recent Trial magazine case report from the Richmond Circuit Court. While Landau was successful on behalf of marina clients in injury and disability claims, the defendant marine repair facility was not so fortunate in this March 20, 2020 case. The facts

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