Tag Archives: head injury

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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Florida Racing Nets Another Win for Lawyer Landau

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The Annual Coconut Grove ALS races and Walk for Lou Gehrig’s Disease enabled Triathlon Trial Lawyer Doug Landau to test his fitness on his former South Florida stomping grounds.  Landau and his University of Miami Law School running buddies used to race in the Grove and throughout Dade and Broward Counties. The 12th annual ALS

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Westfields Triathlon – Supports Ending Childhood Hunger

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The Westfields Business Owners Association, Community Involvement Committee (WBOA-CIC) along with the Westfield H.S. and the Cub Run RECenter came together to support a great race event in Chantilly, Virginia.  The Westfields Sprint Triathlon race distances were: Swim 275 yards – Bike 12 miles – Run 5k.   Triathlon Trial Lawyer Doug Landau finished in the

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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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Aquathon Returns to Herndon Virginia; Sign Up Now!

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Northern Virginia Multisport athletes, this is the event for you.  You can stay warm, not wake up early and even film the entire race !  The Aquathon returns to Herndon in Memory of Jack Corkey. Come out December 8th for our all-water biathlon.  Swim a half mile, then run a half IN THE POOL !

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"Helmet a Day" Campaign Reaches Loudoun County

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After last year’s success in educating students about brain injury and giving out free bicycle helmets, a goal of 365 helmets was set for 2012.  The campaign was to be “a helmet a day” to protect school children from preventable head injury.  Setting goals and achieving them is a common occurrence at the Herndon law

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