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Motor vehicle strikes state college tennis player in Virginia Tech campus crosswalk, part 2

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The Athletes Lawyer Doug Landau presented exhibits to graphically demonstrate the “non-economic” losses in the case, including GPA, cumulative GPA, and tennis ranking. The plaintiff was one of the top tennis players at Tech since it joined the competitive ACC, and counsel was able to show the costs to this out-of-state scholarship athlete caused by

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Motor vehicle strikes state college tennis player in Virginia Tech campus crosswalk, part 1

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We have been fortunate at Abrams Landau to represent some truly remarkable and inspiring individuals. For the Atheletes Lawyer Doug Landau, this was such a case… The plaintiff was a student at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. She was walking in the pedestrian crosswalk when, without warning, the defendant slammed into her, hurling her through

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Bicyclists have similar duties (https://www.virginiadot.org/programs/bk-laws.asp) to a motor vehicle when on the road. There is a legal duty to drive at a reasonable speed and to keep a reasonable lookout for other vehicles. They must also take care to pass bicycles at a safe distance and speed. The Virginia Code (https://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?000+cod+46.2-839) provides that any driver

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