Category Archives: Airport Runway, Tarmac and AOA incidents

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

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Not every condition that flows from a workplace accident is considered “compensable” under Virginia law, even if your doctor, nurse, surgeon and physical therapist all agree that it is causally related ! “Sometimes there are complications after surgery or during occupational therapy, and the original airport injury is made worse or harder to treat,” points

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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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At the Airport who goes first ?

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When we were kids, there were always arguments about who got to “go first.”  But at the airport, this question takes on great importance.  With large jets, small luggage tugs, turbo props and fuel trucks all using the same surface area, air travelers wonder how chaos is avoided when there are no “aircraft traffic cops”

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Special Accident Inspection Rules for the Airport Operations Area

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When I am injured at the airport deplaning, or collecting my luggage, why can’t the local police investigate my airport accident case ?  Passenger and airline employee injuries that occur at Dulles and National Airports’ “Airports Operation Area” (or “AOA”) are investigated by the Airport Police. The Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority (“MWAA”) has its own

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Prescription Help for the Injured and Disabled

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If you have ever been injured — in an airport accident, or under any other circumstance – then you know that getting and paying for your prescription medication  can be an unwelcome hassle during a difficult time.  ABRAMS LANDAU airport injury lawyer Doug Landau tells his clients about IWP, a national pharmacy service working on

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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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