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Shooting Outside Security Checkpoint in Baggage Area May Still Be Airlines Responsibility

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A mentally imbalanced shooter at the Fort Lauderdale Florida Airport may have opened up several airlines to potential liability claims by the injured travelers and the families of those who died. Last week’s shooting at the Hollywood Fort Lauderdale International Airport baggage claim area presents questions of responsibility for the harms and losses to the

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Virginia Victim in Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting

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Five people were killed and six more were injured in the shooting Friday at the Fort Lauderdale Airport. There is a surveillance video that shows the moment the shooter took his weapon out and started firing at people’s heads in the baggage collection area of Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport (“FLL”). The gunman captured on the

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Ebola Workers’ Comp Claims for Airport and Airline Employees

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Airline employees and airport workers are concerned about contracting the potentially fatal Ebola Virus Disease on the job.  Just as with nurses and hospital orderlies during the height of the AIDS epidemic, airport personnel are concerned about their legal rights in light of the deadly Ebola outbreak. Workers at Washington DC area international airports are

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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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“Compensable Consequences” Of An On The Job Accident Are Not Always Covered (part 1 of 2)

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Pilots, Flight Attendants, Ground Crew and Airport Personnel who are injured on the job may have complications after the original injury.  If the original accidental injury are covered under an Award of the Virginia Workers Compensation Commission, then the complication may also be covered under what is known as the doctrine of “Compensable Consequences.”  In

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