Pictures of permanent scarring and injuries are helpful, but photos with scale are better, according to judges

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At ABRAMS LANDAU, Ltd., we bring cases where there are permanent scars. Pictures of the scar sites are important exhibits at trial.  When there is a permanent injury, the judge must consider additional legal remedies and give special jury instructions that are critically important if the victim is to get full restitution.  Exhibits that illustrate

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Dead men tell no lies: Worker who dies after fall, coma, denied death benefits under law that should be changed, says Herndon brain injury and workplace accident lawyer Doug Landau

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In Virginia, if you are found dead at your workplace, there is a presumption that it is work-related. But, if you go into a coma, or die a day or month later, then it is not presumed to be a compensable workers compensation case and the claim may be denied if someone else cannot explain

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Doug Landau asks: Does OSHA really work ?

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Having tried numerous job injury cases, Herndon injury lawyer Doug Landau is constantly asked why doesn’t OSHA do more to protect innocent workers who are injured or killed on the job. It has been nearly 40 since the Occupational Safety and Health Act was enacted to protect workers. Now, workers, organized labor and members of

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After brain trauma, concussion, experts recommend no sports, no school for kids

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According to the International Conference on Concussion in Sports, children and teens require different treatment for concussions, head trauma and brain injuries than adults. The guidelines, published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, say children and teens must be strictly monitored and activities restricted. After a concussion: no return to the field of play,

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