Author Archives: Doug Landau

When Do I Have to Settle My Workers’ Compensation Case?

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Unlike a car crash or other accidental injury case, Virginia Workers’ Compensation cases have no absolute settlement date. In other words, a workers’ compensation case in Virginia and Washington, D.C. can go on for years and even decades. At the Abrams Landau law office, we have some files that are nearing three decades old for

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Can I Sue My Employer If I Was Injured While Working?

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In Virginia, like many other states where Herndon injury and disability lawyer Doug Landau is licensed to practice law, if you are injured while working and your employer has workers’ compensation, you cannot sue your employer. Instead, you should report your injury to your employer immediately, and either file a claim with the Virginia Workers’

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Hurt on an International Flight? Accident on a Plane? (Part 1 of 2)

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There’s a treaty for injured international air travelers. Injuries and accidents during an international flight occur, despite the airlines best efforts regarding safety and first aid training. When a passenger on a flight is injured, their right to compensation will probably be governed by an international treaty. The treaty between countries that international airline injuries

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Dulles International Airport Sees Increase in Passengers

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After a multiyear slide in passengers, Dulles International Airport (IAD) bounced back with a gradual increase in passengers year after year. According to a recent Washington Post article, for the first time since 2014, more travelers flew through Dulles than Reagan National Airport (DCA) last year. In 2018, 24.1 million passengers came through Dulles—a 5.1

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What Should I Do If There Is a Safety Hazard at Work?

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Whether you simply noticed a safety hazard at your workplace or you were injured at work due to a safety hazard, you should file a complaint to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), an agency of the United States Department of Labor. If it’s not an emergency, it is best to file a written

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