Category Archives: Air travel fatality cases

“Compensable Consequences” Of An On The Job Accident Are Not Always Covered (part 1 of 2)

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Pilots, Flight Attendants, Ground Crew and Airport Personnel who are injured on the job may have complications after the original injury.  If the original accidental injury are covered under an Award of the Virginia Workers Compensation Commission, then the complication may also be covered under what is known as the doctrine of “Compensable Consequences.”  In

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Alaska Airlines: Profitability and Safety Can Go Hand In Hand

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Alaska Airlines lands in some of the most extreme weather conditions and and challenging commercial airport runways in the world.  Despite the unforgiving climate and topography of some cities it serves, the airline operates with the best on-time performance in the industry for the third year in a row.  87% of Alaska Airlines flights land

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Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Removing Body Scanners

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Airline travel safety is paramount, and while airport travelers dislike long lines at TSA inspection areas, there have been no hijackings – or resulting deaths – on American airlines since the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  This begs the question: is the hassle of enhanced security measures a reasonable price to pay for safety? Herndon airport injury

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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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