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Airport Construction Worker Accidents – Who Investigates and Who Pays?

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When a construction worker is injured while working at Dulles International or Reagan National Airport, questions arise as to who can investigate, and who is ultimately responsible to pay for the losses. Who Can Investigate Airport Construction Accidents? In construction site accidents away from these airports, the local police, buildings inspector, OSHA (Occupational Safety and

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Workers’ Comp System Under Fire

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Recently, National Public Radio (NPR) published a news series condemning changes in our country’s workers’ comp system which have made it increasingly difficult for injured workers, including airline pilots, flight crew, grounds crew, tug drivers, airport skycaps and other airport workers, to collect the benefits to which they are entitled. Click here to read our

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Workers Comp for Airport or Airline Workers

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If you work for an airport or airline, what happens if you are injured on the job? Will the airline’s or airport’s workers’ comp policy provide you the necessary protections? Will you seamlessly apply for and be approved to receive workers’ compensation benefits? According to an article published by National Public Radio (NPR), the answer

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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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