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Bicycle Wheel Malfunction

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We recently read an article published on the American Association for Justice website about an interesting case in the state of Washington. The details are as follows:  A man purchased a fully assembled bike at a store.  A few weeks later he took his first ride.  As he was pedaling downhill, the bike stopped suddenly

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After the crash: what to do…

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If you have been in a bike crash or struck by a car while walking in a crosswalk or by a truck while running along the road, be sensible about your situation. Short term “heroics” or machismo can lead to long-term suffering. If you’re down, lie still until you or a qualified person can make

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Save that tooth !

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Bike crashes can result in facial injuries, dental care and brain injury. There are reported cases of triathletes being struck by cars, tripping and falling entering/exiting the transition areas and getting hit during the swim, all resulting in head injury and dental trauma. After medical concerns are addressed, the extent of the dental injury should

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Athletes should have regular dental examinations to check for injury, infection or unusual tooth wear.

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Believe it or not, sports competition, even in non-contact endurance sports, can result in dental injury according to TriathlonTrialLawyer Doug Landau. Having been in bike crashes and had head injuries himself, this Virginia trial lawyer knows the importance of prompt medical attention after an accident when competing or training. Shown here are Dr. Gary Greenspan,

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Doctors, Lawyers and others take part in WABA ride

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Shown here getting ready to depart for the full distance “VASA” ride sponsored by the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (“WABA”) is Dr. Allen Delaney, M.D. of Commonwealth Orthopedics and, and with his wife (and Physical Therapist) Mary Delaney, “Rehab to Racing” multi-sport coaching services. This veteran triathlete has bicycled throughout the world, and is shown

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