Author Archives: Doug Landau

Support Herndon Mayor Merkel’s 2018 Re-Election Campaign

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Attorney Doug Landau knows that all politics is…local! He makes it a point to be involved in the community, which involves participating and supporting local government. Landau, Delegate Jennifer Boysko, Delegate Danica Roem and many others joined together at Jimmy’s Old Tavern at Downtown Herndon to kick off Mayor Lisa Merkel’s 2018 re-election campaign. Both Boysko and

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Can I Sue My Employer If I Am Hurt on the Job?

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The corollary question Workers Comp lawyer Doug Landau is often asked is, “Am I restricted to the limited benefits of Workers Compensation?” If the employer has in place a policy of Workers Compensation Insurance, then under Virginia law you probably cannot sue them for all of your losses. You are likely restricted to the limited

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Landau Teaches Lawyers, Judges and Legislators Cutting Edge Technology for Use in the Courtroom at Virginia Trial Lawyers Annual Convention

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The annual Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (VTLA) convention is a time for the best lawyers from all over the Commonwealth to gather to learn and network in order to better serve their clients. The goal of the convention committee is to pick top speakers from all over the country to inspire and motivate, as well

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Do Employer’s Safety Rules Have to Be Spelled Out?

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“Employer’s safety rules do not have to be in the form of a book, poster or toolbox handout,” notes Northern Virginia workers comp lawyer Doug Landau. There are cases where a simple diagram on a piece of machinery or verbal reminders would be sufficient. In one case, Landau recalls, a landscape crew member got sick

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