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Airport Construction Worker Accidents – Who Investigates and Who Pays?

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When a construction worker is injured while working at Dulles International or Reagan National Airport, questions arise as to who can investigate, and who is ultimately responsible to pay for the losses. Who Can Investigate Airport Construction Accidents? In construction site accidents away from these airports, the local police, buildings inspector, OSHA (Occupational Safety and

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Can I Sue an Airline Passenger for Packing Too Much Stuff in his Suitcase and Injuring My Back?

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If you are an airline employee responsible for moving passengers’ heavy luggage, then you know sometimes you just want to hold someone responsible for packing such heavy bags! “Airline employees who must weigh, transport, and load the passengers’ luggage are at high risk for back and spine injuries,” notes airport injury lawyer Doug Landau. “We

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Great Lawyers Get Off the Fence

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There are lots of injury lawyers who look great sitting behind a desk or in front of a  library of books. Particularly interesting are the advertisements of lawyers standing in front of the Supreme Court, even though they may not even go to try cases in their local courts! Most people with a serious permanent

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Airline Insurance Companies DO Follow & Film Injured Airline and Airport Workers to Terminate or Reduce Workers Comp Benefits

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Why would an airline, or an airline’s workers compensation insurance company, hire investigators to follow an injured airline employee ? Why would the air carriers’ gumshoes search the disabled workers’ FaceBook, MySpace, LinkedIn, Twitter and other social media ? According to air injury lawyer Doug Landau, the short answer is “Economics.” “Airlines have an economic

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Dangerous Airport Jobs Require Increased Safety

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Runways are not the only dangerous place at our international airports. Construction and repairs to the terminal also require hazardous work. Transportation of jet fuel and testing engines inside of the hangers also pose a high degree of risk to the airline workers and airport personnel assigned to these tasks. While there are Federal rules

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What if my luggage causes injury at the airport ? (Part 3 of 3)

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“When there is an accident involving a member of the flight crew, ground, terminal or security employees, there are three potential remedies available under the law,” according to airport injury lawyer Doug Landau. In this week’s prior posts, we discussed accidents involving passengers and the traveling public. Now let us examine the rights of airport

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