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“Helmets R Us” Helmets Recalled Due to Risk of Head Injury

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Helmets R Us recently recalled their Rollerblade-branded helmets used in school’s physical education programs.  The helmets fail to meet the federal safety standard, posing a risk of head injury. The recalled helmets are white and “Rollerblade” is printed on the side in black. They were manufactured from September 2011 through April 2017. Model 16, SK-501N and

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Athletes rock Rock Hall races to finish Maryland Super Series

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MTS Super Series competition in Sunday’s cold, salty water, under overcast skies was much better for athletes than the downpours that lead to Maryland flooding during Saturday’s racing.   One of the most fun races in the Maryland and Virgnia Triathlon Super Series is  the Watermans Sprint Triathlon in Rock Hall, Maryland. From the friendly little

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Ways to Prove Bike Crash Fault WITHOUT Eyewitnesses

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“I never saw the biker !” says the driver. “Never heard him coming from behind,” says the cyclist. This scenario is unfortunately not uncommon. Recently contacted by an injured bicycle commuter who woke up with a brain injury after a car crash, Herndon lawyer Doug Landau was presented with a case where the victim had

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White House Conference on Concussions

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This past summer, President Obama hosted the first-ever summit on concussions at the White House.  The purpose of the conference was to increase awareness and education about the serious nature of concussions in youth, and more importantly, to kick start a culture shift in America when it comes to youths and sports. Concussions in Youth

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Podium at First Multisport Race of the Year – After 6 Month Hiatus, Lawyer Landau Lands on Top

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Usually Herndon triathlete Doug Landau would have many miles in the saddle outdoors before the first multisport race of the season. But with only Thursday night’s Reston Bike Club ride and a winter’s worth of indoor CompuTrainer classes at HPC under his belt, lawyer Landau was pleasantly surprised with his performance at the Hagerstown DUathlon

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Protecting Professional Hockey Players' Heads

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Baseball pitchers can get beaned by hardballs that can cause devastating facial and brain injuries.  Likewise, professional ice hockey players face injury from fast flying pucks, stick wielding opponents, hard ice and checks into walls and plexiglass.  Virtually every country in the world has some workplace safety regulations.  So it is no surprise that there

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Lorton DUathlon Challenges Athletes on Pohick Park Trails

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For the second time this season, Doug Landau raced to support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (“LLS”) in a challenging Duathlon presented by Bishops Events in Virginia’s bucolic Prince William County.  Part of the Bishops Events Series, this Run-Bike-Run event to support LLS featured a challenging 5km cross country course at Pohick Bay Regional Park

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