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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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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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Scars from bike crashes and other accidents may be fixed – Free Plastic Surgery Seminar

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Local Plastic Surgery expert Dr. Byron Poindexter of the Reston, Virginia Austin-Weston Center has helped accident victims who have scarring and deformity as the result of crashes, burns and other trauma. The Center has free consultations as well as free seminars. Consider attending a free seminar on Virginia plastic surgery to learn about the latest

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Contributory Negligence and Children Injured in Bike Crashes

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Contributory negligence bars many claims brought in Virginia by injured cyclists, runners, swimmers and other athletes according to the Triathlon Trial Lawyer Doug Landau. However, this outdated and harsh defense does not apply as strictly to children injured in bike crashes, recreational activities and sports accidents. The trial team at Abrams Landau, Ltd. has successfully

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Bicycles, Minors, and Major concerns

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Abrams Landau lawyer Doug Landau has represented many children who have been injured by negligent drivers. The Herndon Virginia Trial Lawyer notes that many bicycle accidents each year involve those under eighteen years of age. In an earlier blog, the 2006 Virginia Bicycle Crash statistics were cited; one of those 12 fatalities and 835 injuries

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