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Smashes & Crashes at the Airport: What Can Injured Victims Do?

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Under the sign for the hamburger venue Smashburger at Reagan National Airport (DCA), airport injury attorney Doug Landau observed a number of: Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) cars, airline luggage tugs, fuel trucks, passenger transport mini buses, ramp vehicles and electric maintenance Cushman carts zipping around the “Air Operations Area” (AOA). The Air Operations Area

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Even the Dirty Work has to be Done Promptly at an Airport

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While being an airline pilot or flight attendant still has glamorous aspects in that you get to travel the world, there are other jobs at the airport that are much less desirable. This includes maintenance and basic safety protocol. However, these jobs are just as important as the captain of an aircraft. If lavatory spills

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Causes for Falls at the Airport

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Unfamiliar terrain, distractions, ever-changing signs, and uneven jetways present dangers to even the most careful airport travelers. However tripping or slipping in the terminal, in the jetway, or on the airport operations area (AOA”) does not necessarily mean the airport authority or airline is responsible for the injuries sustained. For an injured airline traveler to

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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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Disaster Preparedness at Dulles Airport

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Lately the news has been full of reports of near-misses and minor collisions between airplanes at our nation’s airports.  Most recently, two taxiing planes clipped each other’s wings at Newark airport in New Jersey. That is why Herndon airport injury lawyer Doug Landau was encouraged to read about this summer’s safety drill conducted at Washington

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Small Plane Crash in Herndon

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Imagine the neighbors’ shock when a small plane crashed into an apartment building in the wee hours of the morning in Herndon this summer ! The accident occurred as the pilot was making his way into Dulles for an emergency landing.  The plane was running low on fuel, and its engine cut off. The convenience

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