Category Archives: Airport Runway, Tarmac and AOA incidents

Running on the Runway – Legally !

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After having seen movies where there’s an exciting chase scene on an airport runway, it was a thrill for Herndon lawyer Doug Landau to actually get to be in a chase scene of his own.  In this case, lawyer Landau was chasing other runners in the Manassas Runway race ! In his own version of

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How Late is Too Late for an Airport Injury Case ?

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While the different states have time limits for bringing a personal injury case, and the Federal Government has time limits for cases brought in Federal Courts, once a case is filed within the applicable time period, it may take years before it goes to trial.  Filing the lawsuit “stops the clock” of the legal time

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Airport Injury Lawyer meets Flight Injury Lawyer in New York City

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Ever one to go and visit the best lawyers at their offices all over the United States, Doug Landau recently made the acquaintance of Abram Bohrer, a New York City attorney with a specialty of helping those injured during domestic and international flights.  Bohrer, the “Flight Injury Lawyer,” has successfully represented passengers injured here in

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Settling Your Injury Case With the Airlines: “It Ain’t Over Until It’s Over”

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You would think that after the Airlines Insurance Defense Lawyer and Adjuster shake your hand, the injured pilot’s hand and the Workers Compensation Judge’s hand that the settlement of the case was a “done deal.”  Especially where the Virginia Workers Compensation Commission (“VWC”) provides Mediators at the Richmond Headquarters to assist the parties in reaching

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“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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