Category Archives: Airline employee job injury claims

Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission Headquarters Has Moved

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The Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission (VWC) headquarters has moved to a new location. 333 E. Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23219 It was originally at 1000 DMV Drive. The move will help consolidate business offices for VWC headquarters, including hearing locations, VWC’s insurance office, and the Virginia Victims Fund. Free visitor parking is available at 301 E.

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No Bumpers, No Airbags for Vehicles on Airport Runways

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Unlike cars, trucks, vans and other vehicles we see on the highways, many of the vehicles on or around the runways of our major international airports do not have the safety features we take for granted. For example, the small, metal Cushman industrial carts that maintenance workers use around Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Reagan

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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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“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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