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#ElectionDay: Get out and vote!

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  Teaching Constitutional law again this year at Rachel Carson Middle School reinforces my belief in the critical importance of civic participation. If you don’t vote, you cannot complain. If you are not an active citizen in our democratic process, then others will decide the direction of our communities, our states and our countries. Free

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“New Claim Administrator” – Does this mean that my airport injury case is over?

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Several clients received “NOTIFICATIONS” from the Virginia Workers Compensation Commission this month indicating that their claims with Continental Airlines and United Airlines had a “New Claim Administrator.” Did this mean that the insurance company was out of business? Was the airline going to renegotiate on their compensation awards?  Did a change in the Claim Administrator

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New Hires More Likely to Get Hurt on the Job

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Did you know? According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 40 percent of injured employees have been on the job less than one year. Herndon airport injury lawyer Doug Landau anecdotally notes that many of his seriously injured clients were new to the job. In fact, he has had several permanent workplace injury

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Do You Know How Many Guns Are Confiscated from Airport Travelers?

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It may be hard to imagine that you can forget you’re carrying around a loaded handgun, but the majority of the 3,391 airport gun seizures last year in the U.S. were because of “carelessness.” According to a recent article in the Richmond Times-Dispatch, “firearms confiscated from mostly forgetful, gun-toting travelers at Virginia’s top five airports,

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Shooting Outside Security Checkpoint in Baggage Area May Still Be Airlines Responsibility

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A mentally imbalanced shooter at the Fort Lauderdale Florida Airport may have opened up several airlines to potential liability claims by the injured travelers and the families of those who died. Last week’s shooting at the Hollywood Fort Lauderdale International Airport baggage claim area presents questions of responsibility for the harms and losses to the

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Virginia Victim in Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting

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Five people were killed and six more were injured in the shooting Friday at the Fort Lauderdale Airport. There is a surveillance video that shows the moment the shooter took his weapon out and started firing at people’s heads in the baggage collection area of Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport (“FLL”). The gunman captured on the

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