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Sports Genes, Surgery and Performance Enhancing Drugs

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Recent examination of how athletes are lengthening sports careers, achieving new records and victories have got me thinking about what is fair on the playing field. At the elementary school playground where I grew up, the games were not fun unless the teams were fairly matched. Picking sides often resulted in “the best and the

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Delayed Gratification Worth It at Quantico Awards

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Sweaty, smelly and sometimes cold, award ceremonies are often a long time after the race is over.  However, the Marine Corps Marathon (“MCM”) folks put a new twist on this part of the multisport experience.  On the day of this inaugural triathlon, the cold rain was unrelenting and some racers started after others had long

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Loudoun Lyme Races, Entertainment AND Education

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The 3rd Annual Loudoun Lyme 5K was held in the drizzle to raise awareness and money to help find a cure for Lyme disease – the number one tick-borne illness in the United States. The Loudoun Lyme 5K Run, Walk and 1Mile Fun Run took place this Sunday at Loudoun Valley High School in Purcellville,

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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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Distracted Drivers a Danger on the Roads

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Distracted drivers are a danger.  No one would argue that point.  Athletes who train on or near our roadways are particularly vulnerable to a driver who takes his or her eyes off the road, even for a few seconds. This moving video shows just how much one driver’s brief distraction can impact so many lives.

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Foul ball, Loose puck, Flying bat — Who is to Blame?

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Here is an interesting hypothetical case which, unfortunately, sometimes really happens:  You are watching a sporting event when something comes flying into the stands.   It could be a puck at an ice arena, a foul ball at a baseball stadium, or even a flying bat (baseball bat, that is!).  Whatever the object, let us

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