Category Archives: Airport Runway, Tarmac and AOA incidents

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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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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Why can’t local police investigate my airport injury ?

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Local police cannot investigate airport injury cases that take place in “sterile areas” or the AOA because of Federal rules and regulations. Dulles area airport injury lawyer Doug Landau explains what these terms mean and why they are important to air travel accident cases. What is a “sterile area” at an airport ? Is it

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