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Crush and Amputation Injuries at the Airport Runways

Having won and settled cases involving airport construction, vehicle, and luggage tug crush injuries, Doug Landau is alerted of similar incidents across the country. Airport construction is far more complicated than construction on public roads. In addition to regular four-wheeled vehicles, such as trucks and vans, airports also utilize vehicles not designed for roads. These…

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Airline Insurance Companies do NOT Volunteer What Benefits Flight Crews and Ground Workers May be due

Worker’s Compensation insurance companies do not volunteer to tell injured airport workers what additional benefits they may be entitled to, in addition to the basic medical care and partial wage replacement. Avoiding paying “full value” is what insurers do.  Every day. Recently an insurance company for a local airport filed papers with the Virginia Worker’s…

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Airline Insurance Companies DO Follow & Film Injured Airline and Airport Workers to Terminate or Reduce Workers Comp Benefits

Why would an airline, or an airline’s workers compensation insurance company, hire investigators to follow an injured airline employee ? Why would the air carriers’ gumshoes search the disabled workers’ FaceBook, MySpace, LinkedIn, Twitter and other social media ? According to air injury lawyer Doug Landau, the short answer is “Economics.” “Airlines have an economic…

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Rights of Disabled Airline Passengers

Disabled airline passengers are protected by the provisions of the Airline Carrier Access Act (ACAA).  Enacted in 1986, the ACAA “provides that no airline carrier may discriminate against any otherwise qualified individual with a disability, by reason of such disability, in the provision of air transportation”.  (Source: U.S. Department of Transportation implementing regulations, 14 CFR…

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Airline Flight Attendants’ Physical Requirements Often Require “Full Duty Work” Releases

Most air travelers do not realize the many physical requirements of the flight attendant’s position. While the flight safety instructions and beverage service do not seem that difficult, there are other duties that can be difficult to perform after an on the job injury. Several ABRAMS LANDAU clients who worked for the airlines have not…

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