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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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Sledding Injury Causes Spinal Injuries and Paralysis

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As a kid, one of my favorite winter pastimes was sledding. My friends and I would go sledding whenever school was cancelled for a “snow day.” We would take the first several runs slowly, so as to familiarize ourselves with the day’s conditions. We would then walk up the hill, noting where there were “bare

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Yesterday we looked at the possible causes for the deaths of swimmers in Triathlon and other open water competition. Pre-existing cardiac conditions may be one plausible theory. One such pre-existing condition could be “Long QT syndrome.” This is an “inherited defect in heart rhythm that predisposes to syncope without warning (sudden fainting spells), dizziness, palpitations,

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Cases, Races – See "Lawyer in Action"

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Herndon injury attorney and Masters Triathlete Doug Landau was told he was “crazy” for inviting potential clients, existing clients and their friends and families to come see him “in action.” Other experienced trial lawyers attending the American Association for Justice’s National Trial Lawyers convention in New York City this summer, confessed that they would never

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DC, Maryland and Virginia Triathletes, Duathletes, Runners, Bikers, Swimmers and Rowers were treated to some outstanding lectures, demonstrations, clinics and competition at this past weekend’s Multisport World in North Bethesda. There were individual and team competitions in swimming relay, cross country running and indoor computrainer cycling events. Triathlon Trial Lawyer Doug Landau competed in the

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Multisport World – Seminars, Clinics and Competition Galore

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Multisport World came to the Mid Atlantic region today. Developed in partnership with USAT Mid-Atlantic Region and held at the state-of-the-art Hanley Center for Athletic Excellence at Georgetown Prep in North Bethesda, Maryland, triathletes, duathletes, bikers, runners and swimmers were treated to a full day of activities. The local high school’s indoor track, pool and

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Weak Bicycle Frames Cause GIANT Recall of High End Bikes

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It is not often that one sees the Federal Government recall of high end, expensive bicycles. However, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a recall of 370 bicycles due to an unsteady frame. According to Giant Bicycle Inc., the 2011 model Giant Anthem bicycles can potentially crack at the seat post, posing a fall

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Trampolines Recalled Over Structural Problems

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Trampoline accidents and injuries can be catastrophic due to the impact and damage to the spinal cords and heads of victims young and old. The issues of adequate spotters, padding and instruction are usually at the forefront of any investigation into a trampoline accident. However, when the trampoline itself is defective, catastrophic injury can result

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Miracle Mile raises $33,000 for Brain Injury Services !

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Brain Injury Services (“BIS“) running races Sunday increased participation and money raised this year. Herndon Virginia Lawyer Doug Landau received word (and thanks) from the Director for helping to make the Kit Callahan’s Miracle Mile a success for BIS. There were close to 500 participants at the event this year. Runners, sponsors like ABRAMS LANDAU,

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