Tag Archives: injured athlete

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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How Does World Cup Measure Distance Run by Players?

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Have you ever wondered how far a soccer player runs during a game?  With the world’s attention focused last summer on soccer during the excitement of the World Cup games, this may be a question on the minds of sports fans across the globe. Sports fanatics have always been — and always will be —

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Running Safety

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Herndon lawyer Doug Landau, himself an avid runner and cyclist who enjoys his office’s proximity to the W & OD trail, was dismayed to learn that a woman was dragged off the trail and attacked in late January.  The attack took place near Sunset Hills Road and the Reston YMCA. Landau has often run and

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A Simple Stretch to Ease Low Back Pain

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Athletes – and runners in particular — are particularly susceptible to low back pain. Herndon Triathlon Lawyer Doug Landau came across an easy exercise that helps to reset the body after the repetitive stresses it endures in training, running, or even just sitting for long periods of time.  It is called the Double-Leg Pelvic Tilt. 

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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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Virginia Triathlon Series ends in Bumpass

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Needing one more race to have the mandatory minimum number to qualify for the Virginia Triathlon Series (“VTS”) age group awards, Doug Landau had his heel taped up and travelled down to Boxley Cove in Bumpass, Virginia for the final event of the season.  The Giant Acorn Sprint Triathlon was held on a cold, rainy

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