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Doctrine of contributory negligence prevents Virginia bike crash victims from recovering for their damages in Court

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Triathlon Trial Lawyer Doug Landau is often contacted by injured Virginians who want to bring a claim against the person who caused the accident. While the injured cyclist may have significant injuries and the motorist or trucker who caused their brain injury and disability may have a terrible driving record, the case can be dismissed

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VTLA Annual Meeting – "Work Hard, Play Hard…"

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The Annual Meeting of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (“VTLA”) takes place at the end of March. While The Athletes Lawyers spends most of his time there at lectures, meetings, moderating programs and conferring with co-counsel, Doug Landau manages to sponsor a Tennis Tournament and participate in the “Fun Run” sponsored by his friend and

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Are there lawsuits between bicyclists for personal injuries ?

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While Triathlon Trial Lawyer Doug Landau has written about crashes and injuries caused by motorists, there are reported cases where the injury was due to a defective bicycle, improperly designed path and even a cyclist striking another rider, not in a peoloton ! The Athletes Lawyer found this report: “Bike path crash results in lawsuit,”

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Summer, 2007

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Reston Century August, 2007 The Landaus and Washington Redskins Senior Vice President, Dennis Green. This incredibly strong athlete has been known to hit heart rates north of 180 in spin classes !

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Sports Medicine – Athletes' Cramps examined at The Madeira School Science Fair

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Have you ever gotten “cramps” while swimming, running or racing in a triathlon ? TheAthletesLawyer has “cramped up” in championship DUathlons and during Masters Swim practice. In Doug Landau’s continuing interest in Sports Medicine he serves as a judge at The Madeira School’s annual Science Fair. Each February, the TriathlonTrialLawyer takes part in this inspiring

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Triathlon Trial Lawyer Doug Landau’s free advice for an injured triathlete, part 2

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After the injured triathlete has gotten clearance from the treating doctor, and progressed from stretching, strength training, to endurance training for the NON-INJURED leg, then progression to more challenging exercise protocols may be indicated. While Doug Landau’s free sports training advice is worth what you pay for it, he counsels the injured triathlete as follows:

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Free advice for Injured Triathletes, Bike Crash Victims and other Disabled Athletes

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Triathlon Trial Lawyer Doug Landau is frequently asked advise injured cyclists, triathletes and other sports enthusiasts because of his background in sports medicine and experience as a USAT All American. More importantly, Landau has experience in bike crashes, his own accidents and sports injuries over the years. Because the injured triathlete’s lawyer spends the time

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