Category Archives: Medical Information

Physical Therapy Lessens Costs for Injured Workers

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If you’ve ever had physical therapy (PT) following an injury or accident, then you know it can be quite helpful in getting you back on your feet again. Virginia workers’ comp and injury lawyer Doug Landau knows this first hand. Not only has Landau himself undergone physical therapy to recover from sports and other injuries,

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DC Judge Splits Permanency Finding

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In a decision received this month, a convention executive received an award of 21% permanency to her arm. The insurance company had sent this middle-age woman to a doctor of its choosing, and its orthopedic specialist found that she only had 3% permanent partial disability to her left upper extremity. This Abrams Landau, Ltd. client

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The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Company Assigned me a Free Nurse! That’s a Good Thing, Right?

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Not necessarily, notes Loudoun County workers’ comp lawyer Doug Landau. The insurance company nurses are not assigned to your case to render treatment or therapy or administer medications. Instead, these nurses very often are assigned to your file to save the insurance company money by limiting medical care, influencing the doctors to choose less expensive

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Slumber Room

Slumber Room

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Have you ever seen a sign like the one to the left? Oh, if being well-rested could be only as simple as stepping behind a door labeled “Slumber Room!” Doug Landau of The Herndon law firm Abrams Landau, Ltd. notes that many of his clients cannot get to sleep because of the side effects of

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