Author Archives: Doug Landau

Dog breeds banned on Airlines

Posted by:

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,

Continue reading

Virginia Workers Compensation Airport Fatality Claims Limited

Posted by:

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.

Continue reading

Why can’t local police investigate my airport injury ?

Posted by:

Local police cannot investigate airport injury cases that take place in “sterile areas” or the AOA because of Federal rules and regulations. Dulles area airport injury lawyer Doug Landau explains what these terms mean and why they are important to air travel accident cases. What is a “sterile area” at an airport ? Is it

Continue reading

Airport Injury Cases are Different

Posted by:

Anyone who tells you otherwise does not know what they are talking about ! The major airports throughout the United States have special rules, unique protections and protocols that we will explore in future posts. Even a “simple” slip and fall case where a passenger is injured while trying to board an aircraft is subject

Continue reading