Author Archives: Doug Landau

If I am “On the Job” as a Member of the Airline Crew, Can I Bring a Lawsuit if I am Injured at the Airport?

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“Not if you are struck by a co-worker operating a luggage tug or tripped by another member of the flight crew. The Virginia Workers Compensation Act does not allow lawsuits between co-workers for accidental injuries,” notes experienced comp attorney Doug Landau of the Herndon law firm ABRAMS LANDAU, Ltd. “However, if the person causing the

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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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