Tag Archives: bike safety lawyer Doug Landau

Cyclists Must Pedal Safely!

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Last fall, a student at the University of Delaware was struck by a bicyclist while attending a busy outdoor campus event. The collision caused the student to fall backwards and hit his head.  The resulting head injury has left him unconscious for several months. The family has filed suit against the University of Delaware alleging the student

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Safety Sport Clothing — Are You Seen?

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“What what were you wearing when you were hit by the unsafe driver while you were jogging, biking, or rollerblading ?” This is one of the first questions Herndon injury lawyer Doug Landau asks a new client. If the insured biker, jogger, or rollerblader was wearing dark clothing or camouflage, and the lighting conditions were

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Bar Hopping on a Bike?

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A recent article in the New York Times profiles a disturbing intersection of two worlds — the bar-hopping scene of New York City, and the city’s new bike share program called Citi Bike. As explained in the article, Citi Bike has become an attractive mode of transportation for some so-called bar crawlers.  Said to be

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Landau to Speak at Fairfax Bike Summit

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Athletes — especially cyclists — are likely to have a lot to learn (and contribute) at the Fairfax Bike Summit. That is why bike safety lawyer Doug Landau is excited to be a guest speaker at this year’s event.  “Injury lawyers are in the business of helping those who are injured due to no fault

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Illegal U-Turn Enforcement In DC Protects Bikers

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According to an article in The Washington Post, biking in the District of Columbia may be getting a little safer thanks to efforts to increase driver awareness of the perils of making U-turns. Many of us have had “close calls” when cycling in a bike lane, only to be confronted by a car, taxi cab

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