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Why Do Some Airlines Insist on Termination as Part of a Workers’ Compensation Case Settlement?

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Why would an injured airline employee be let go after suffering an on-the-job injury? The answer is simple:  Insurance companies for airlines are “risk averse.” Experienced airport and airline injury lawyer Doug Landau notes that in cases where there is a significant permanent injury to the employee, several airlines will insist — as part of

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Strip Search of Airline Employees

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When an airline employee is injured, the insurance company or their defense lawyer will want to see medical and other records — not only from the date of the accident, but records going back many years. Why ? Dulles Airport area injury lawyer Doug Landau was in court this week on just such a case.

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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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