Tag Archives: fatal accident

Jogger Killed by Motorist in Ashburn, Virginia

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Tragedy struck in Ashburn, Virginia earlier this month when a 31 year old woman was killed at the intersection of Waxpool Road and Claiborne Parkway while out for an early morning jog.  The jogger was hit by a 61 year old motorist who stopped at the scene and administered CPR while awaiting the arrival of

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Distracted Drivers a Danger on the Roads

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Distracted drivers are a danger.  No one would argue that point.  Athletes who train on or near our roadways are particularly vulnerable to a driver who takes his or her eyes off the road, even for a few seconds. This moving video shows just how much one driver’s brief distraction can impact so many lives.

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Triathlete comes to Abrams Landau for help with back and neck injury case – DMX (digital motion x-ray) may help show injuries to the spine

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When a sidelined Ironman calibre athlete came to us recently, we were unable to take the case without objective proof of her physical injuries. One method of determining the nature and extent of long term injury is through the use of DMX. DMX stands for Digital Motion X-Ray. DMX was effectively used by the doctors

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Motorist struck by triathlete wins verdict for "Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress"

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The recent verdict from Montgomery County, Virginia underscores what Herndon lawyer Doug Landau has been emphasizing for years: that contrary to what many injured athletes think, the amount of medical bills and lost wages are not subject to some “formula” to calculate settlement or likely verdict outcomes. In the Blacksburg Virginia Triathlon case, a bicyclist

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