Tag Archives: injured cyclists

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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Cervélo Bike Recall

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A recall notice for Cervélo bikes caught the eye of Virginia athletes lawyer Doug Landau because, an avid cyclist himself, he rides Cervélo!  In fact, in the Washington Post’s “Washington DC & Baltimore’s TOP RATED LAWYERS,” Landau is depicted in front of the “Herndon Law Shop” with his trusted Cervelo P3 Carbon triathlon racing bike.

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When a Bicycle Fails

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We regularly post information about recalled sports-related products on this site.  Why do we do so?  Because when a piece of sporting equipment fails, the result can be catastrophic injury.  We want to spread the word to anyone who may be using a defective product. Just do a Search on the word “recall” in the

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Landau to Speak at Fairfax Bike Summit

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Athletes — especially cyclists — are likely to have a lot to learn (and contribute) at the Fairfax Bike Summit. That is why bike safety lawyer Doug Landau is excited to be a guest speaker at this year’s event.  “Injury lawyers are in the business of helping those who are injured due to no fault

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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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German biker hit by truck on rural Virginia road

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Virginia bikers sent me word of a German biker struck by a truck and now on life support at Carillion hospital in Roanoke. This brought back sad memories of being called to INOVA Fairfax Hospital after my clients, who were also in the United States for bike touring, were struck on Route 55 in Fauquier

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Reston Bike Riders Loudon County W&OD Crash

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“Defensive Driving” is not just for motorists.  Even bikers need to ride “defensively” and anticipate unsafe actions by others on the roads, paths and trails.  A group of cyclists from Reston were enjoying the W&OD Trail, just past Leesburg in Loudoun County, when calamity struck.  A little boy about 6 or 7 years old was

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