Tag Archives: preventing bicycle head injury

Bike Helmets as Fashion Statements?

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Herndon bike safety lawyer and avid cyclist Doug Landau does not mince words when it comes to bike safety. “Bike helmets save lives.  Period,” says Doug.  “Why anyone would ride a bike — or get on a skateboard, rollerblade, longboard, etc., for that matter — without protecting their brain from traumatic brain injury (TBI) is

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Safe Bicycle Helmets for Reston Triathlon

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Bicycle safety was the order of the day with recent road re-surfacing and a spate of Fairfax County bike accidents.  Once again volunteering for the Reston Triathlon bicycle helmet inspection was Herndon lawyer Doug Landau.  Assisting was triathlon wunderkind turned Stanford (’16) Crew Member Andrew Gyanis.  With over 500 athletes needing the pass inspection, 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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Fast Fun at Fawn Lake Triathlon in Spotsylvania Virginia

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Two years ago Herndon lawyer triathlete Doug Landau posted the fastest bike time to come out of the Transition area in first place, only to be passed by two faster (and younger) runners.  The winner averaged under 6 minutes per mile and lawyer Landau ended up third, easily winning his age group as the fastest

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"TBI" does not always mean "Traumatic Brain Injury"

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While head injury lawyer Doug Landau teaches kids and adults about “TBI”  (for Traumatic Brain Injury) in Loudoun County, this past Sunday Landau learned that “TBI” can also stand for “Tick Borne Infections.”  Having helped families afflicted with Lyme Disease and having pulled many a tick off his children and his own body, Landau was

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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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