Category Archives: Airline employee job injury claims

Dulles International, Reagan National Airports Closed Due to Storm; Law Shop Open

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The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority reports that all major airlines that serve the Washington D.C. region’s two major airports have canceled flights until further notice due to Hurricane Sandy. The airports themselves technically remain open. But the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (“MWAA”) is urging passengers not to travel to the airports until flights resume.  Even

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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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Airport Injury Cases are Different

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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

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