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Busy Day on Herndon Virginia's W&OD Trail

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With BOTH a sprint Triathlon and a Bike-a-thon going West from Herndon Virginia and benefitting worthy charities, the W&OD Trail had plenty of use this morning.  There were volunteers, police and even a shoe “try-on” tent along the popular trail. Herndon biker lawyer Doug Landau first took part in the Taylor Love Triathlon.  After swimming

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New Herndon Virginia Venue for Taylor Love Triathlon

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Previously held at the Worldgate Sport & Health Club, the Taylor Love Triathlon has moved to the Herndon Community Center, Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 6:30 AM. TriPerformance Coach Brian Crow and his excellent team of timers and volunteers will once again stage this fun fundraising event.  Herndon injury lawyer Doug Landau has participated with

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Bike Helmets as Fashion Statements?

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Herndon bike safety lawyer and avid cyclist Doug Landau does not mince words when it comes to bike safety. “Bike helmets save lives.  Period,” says Doug.  “Why anyone would ride a bike — or get on a skateboard, rollerblade, longboard, etc., for that matter — without protecting their brain from traumatic brain injury (TBI) is

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"TBI" does not always mean "Traumatic Brain Injury"

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While head injury lawyer Doug Landau teaches kids and adults about “TBI”  (for Traumatic Brain Injury) in Loudoun County, this past Sunday Landau learned that “TBI” can also stand for “Tick Borne Infections.”  Having helped families afflicted with Lyme Disease and having pulled many a tick off his children and his own body, Landau was

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Loudoun Lyme Races, Entertainment AND Education

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The 3rd Annual Loudoun Lyme 5K was held in the drizzle to raise awareness and money to help find a cure for Lyme disease – the number one tick-borne illness in the United States. The Loudoun Lyme 5K Run, Walk and 1Mile Fun Run took place this Sunday at Loudoun Valley High School in Purcellville,

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Fighting Workers Comp Claims in the "Hurt Business"

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“With a denial rate of almost 60%, the NFL’s disability board’s stats rival that of the the Federal Social Security Disability system,” notes Herndon Virginia injury and workers comp lawyer Doug Landau.  Following the heart-breaking series in the Washington Post, Landau was struck at the high incidence of disabling injury mirrored by the large number

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National Running Safety Month – Be Seen For Your Safety !

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Having run into a trash can while running late at night on the Mount Vernon Trail alongside the George Washington Parkway in Alexandria, Virginia, I commend Brooks Running Shoes, Illuminite and Knuckle Lights for sponsoring National Running Safety Month. This time of year there are many road races celebrating New Years Eve.  I remember watching

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Herndon Virginia W&OD Trail Crossing Improvements

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W&OD Trail Crossing Improvements at Crestview Drive, were one of the topics at the Herndon Town Council work session.  Biking and running on the W&OD near the Landau Law Shop is of especial interest to Herndon and Reston safety lawyer Doug Landau.  The Town’s objectives were to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety through signage, road

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Cyclist Warning Generated by NYC Parking Meters

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While visiting New York City last week, Virginia Doug Landau paid for parking at a street parking machine.  To his surprise, the receipt that must be displayed in the front driver’s window to avoid a parking ticket had safety information that is intended to prevent needless injury to cyclists.  The receipt, shown to the right,

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Herndon Turkey Trot Draws Big Field

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With over 800 runners, the annual Herndon Turkey Trot drew runners of all ages to the Herndon Community Center and Golf Course. Even a gimpy “triathlon trial lawyer” like Doug Landau was able to enjoy the warm weather and running on the soft grass of the fairways and cinders of the W&OD Trail. Though he

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