Tag Archives: BIke Crash

Police Promote Bike Helmet Safety

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While cheering on training partners at the US Triathlon National Championships in Cleveland, Ohio, bike injury lawyer Doug Landau compared notes with local law enforcement regarding helmet and bicycle safety. Attorney Landau learned that there are programs in Ohio to educate children about the importance of using head protection when riding their bicycles, similar to

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Best in the World Compete in Canada

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The World Championship races in Canada brought some of the best athletes on the planet to British Columbia for 10 days. The racing included: Sprint Duathlon, Standard Distance Duathlon, Aquathlon, Cross (Off Road) Triathlon and Long Course Triathlon. As a member of TeamUSA in the Sprint Duathlon event, Doug Landau flew from Los Angeles to

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Collapsible Bikes

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A collapsible bike is a good thing — as long as it is supposed to be foldable! However, if a bike is collapsed or folded up as the result of a crash with a truck or car, it is usually not a good thing at all. A question we often hear from our injured cyclist

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Cyclist Dies in Collision With Truck

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After seeing several crashes on the bicycle course during the preview rides for the ITU World Championships last month, bike crash lawyer Doug Landau noted the headline, “Cyclist Dies in Collision.” Apparently a female cyclist was killed in a crash with a truck. The middle-aged biker was wearing headphones, so police were investigating whether or

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Reston Sprint Triathlon raises money for Cornerstones

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A great local event that raises money for a Reston area charity is the Reston Sprint Triathlon. This community event starts with a 400 meter swim in Lake Newport Pool.   Participants then get on their bicycles for three loops around Reston Parkway, Wiehle and Baron Cameron Roads, before running a hilly 5km on paved

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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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