Miami lawyers Benjamine Reid, Gary M. Pappas, Jeffrey A. Cohen and Justan Bounds of Carlton Fields quashed a $17.5 million claim against their client, bicycle helmet manufacturer Bell Sports, after a triathlete fell and suffered brain damage while wearing one of the company’s “Giro Skyla” helmets.

On May 20, 2012, Kirsten Walker “suddenly lost control” of her bike” at the “Iron Girl Triathlon” in Buford, Georgia, according to the lawsuit, in which $17.5 million was at stake.

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