Author Archives: Doug Landau

Outside the Office – Protecting What’s Inside the Head

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Just as airport workers would not think of going out on the busy Airport Operations Area (“AOA”) without their colorful vests and ear protection, so too should all cyclists and skateboarders wear their head protection. To that end, Doug Landau of the Herndon law firm ABRAMS LANDAU set a goal of giving out 365 helmets

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Are Employee Accidents at US International Airports Federal Cases ?

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Just because a baggage tug driver, jet fuel specialist or airplane mechanic is hurt while working at an international airport in the United States does not mean that they are stuck bringing their Workers Compensation claims under the morass of the Federal Department of Labor’s system.  According to Dulles International and National Airport accident lawyer

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Airline Employees Benefit by Watching Real Airport Injury Trials

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Victims of injuries at airports often have no idea what to expect when it is their “day in court.”  Even long time airline employees and union members do not have a realistic view of what actually transpires at real workers compensation, personal injury and Social Security Disability trials.  The movies and television give an inaccurate

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Dog breeds banned on Airlines

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Can you transport any kind of dog on “the friendly skies ?”  Apparently not, as United Airlines adopted Continental’s ban of certain breeds of dogs. Breeds, or mixes, that have reached either 6 months of age or 20 pounds that are prohibited are: Pit Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, Presa Canario, Perro de Presa Canario,

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Virginia Workers Compensation Airport Fatality Claims Limited

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Misconceptions about what benefits are available to the families of airport and airline employees after a fatal accident necessitate some of the most difficult conversations Dulles area attorney Doug Landau has at the Herndon law firm ABRAMS LANDAU, Ltd.. These are the most serious cases, yet the benefits, under Virginia workers comp law, are limited.

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