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CompuTrainer Blue Flywheel Recall

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Competitive cyclists are always looking for ways to improve their strength and gain speed.  No one knows this better than athletes’ lawyer Doug Landau, who has used CompuTrainers extensively for this purpose. However, he cautions riders to carefully check equipment and also be on the lookout for any recalls or known defects. Recently CompuTrainer manufacturer

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Keep Your Eyes on the Goal

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Too often, athletes and lawyers get sidetracked by distractions and short-term objectives. The best lawyers and athletes know to look long-term if they are to be successful year after year. Rather than get out of shape and not use the winter efficiently, Herndon lawyer Doug Landau uses this time of year — when there are

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Lightning Strike Lawsuit

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Last August, an Austin, Texas boy was struck by lightning on a soccer field.  The nine year old suffered life-threatening injuries and spent several days in the hospital following the incident. The family filed a lawsuit against its local Youth Association seeking $10 million in damages. The suit was settled for an undisclosed amount. The

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Athletes Lawyer Doug Landau Attends Washington DC Multisport Expo

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Constantly looking to improve his skills as both an advocate and an athlete, Oak Hill Virginia lawyer Doug Landau attended the 2015 Washington DC and Multisport Expo at American University. Attending lectures, networking, comparing notes with other athletes and lawyers, Landau says this is one of the highlights of the winter “off-season.” At the DC

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Where Athletes are Not Strictly Tested for Drugs, Cheating is to be Expected: Antidoping System Failure in Kenya

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When there is no referee, cheating is more likely to occur. And in the absence of consistent, stringent testing, with hundreds of thousands of dollars in prize money and endorsements at stake, shortcuts and unsportsmanlike conduct becomes almost a certainty. According to an article in the New York Times, American marathoner and 1972 Olympic gold

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Matrix Fitness Strength Training Machines – Recalled

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Matrix Fitness Varsity series strength training machines have been recalled because the handle on the machines can detach during use and hit the user with force. Ouch!  Imagine being struck — and even knocked down — when the handle of the strength machine you’re using hits you! According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission recall

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NFL Lawsuit over Painkillers Dismissed by Judge

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Last year we wrote here about a class action lawsuit filed by against the National Football League (NFL) claiming the organization had given its players painkillers to mask injuries.  Giving high dosages or contraindicated medications allegedly lead to chronic orthopedic and other conditions.  The suit was filed by former players who said there is a

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Herndon Turkey Trot – Running LEGALLY on the Grass!

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The annual Turkey Trot at the Herndon golf course allows runners of all shapes and sizes to run where they are usually not allowed. This fact —  and the late afternoon start — make this race a Herndon hometown favorite.  In addition, runners bring cans of food and old sneakers during this giving time of

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