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Cycling Safety – Preparing for the Fall

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As anyone who is a serious (or not-so-serious) cyclist knows, the occasional fall is an unavoidable consequence of riding a bike. That is why Herndon cyclist and athlete’s lawyer Doug Landau is such a stickler for safety.  In fact, a quick search on this site will reveal numerous postings about safe cycling. A recent full-page

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Can Medical Negligence be Argued When a Patient Experiences a Well-Known Complication after Surgery?

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For insight into this question, consider a recent case that caught the attention of Herndon athlete’s attorney Doug Landau: This example involves a 40-year old professional athlete who underwent back surgery to repair a right sided lumbar spine disk herniation.  He also had lumbar stenosis. After performing a decompressive laminectomy and BAK cage and pedicle

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Dietary Supplement Jack3d — Is it Safe?

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The safety of dietary supplements is a frequent subject of debate — one which has, in fact, been discussed on this site numerous times and gotten much publicity, including in a recent piece on the popular news show Rock Center on NBC. Recently, the parents of a soldier who died after taking the supplement Jack3d

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Bike Safety Laws in Virginia

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Cyclists who share the roadways with motorists naturally want some assurance that drivers are operating their vehicles in a safe manner.  Part of that assurance can come in the knowledge that unsafe motorists will be held accountable for their actions. Herndon bike accident attorney Doug Landau was disturbed to read in the July issue of

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Car Driving on W&OD Trail

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Words probably can not express the fear felt by pedestrians, runners and cyclists out on the W&OD trail one evening in early June.  A car entered the trail in the Reston area and traveled east toward Vienna for about five miles, speeding at around 50 miles per hour. It turns out the driver was drunk,

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Helmet Pledge and Contract

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In our last post, we provided some highlights of the Bike Rodeo and Safety Day held at Guilford Elementary School in Sterling, VA earlier this month.  In this post, we share the Helmet Pledge and Contract that was given by Herndon bike accident attorney Doug Landau to students and their parents who attended the event.

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Helmet a Day Campaign Continues at Guilford Elementary Bike Rodeo

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The first ever Guilford Elementary School Bicycle Rodeo and Safety Day was an enormous success! Thank you to PE Director Mark Pankau and Principals David Stewart and Lottie Spurlock for sharing the event with Abrams Landau, Ltd. Herndon bike accident lawyer Doug Landau, his wife Melissa, and daughters Danielle and Nicole attended the event at

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