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Lots of Luggage Injuries are Losers

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If you work as an airport luggage loader or terminal porter, a back injury could make you eligible for workers compensation. For example, under the Virginia workers compensation law, a sudden accidental injury can form the basis of a comp claim.  A workers comp claim can cover work-related medical treatment, partial wage loss, and permanency

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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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Preflight Inspection Injuries at the Airport are Compensable

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Airline pilots or captains injured during the preflight inspection are entitled to Workers’ Compensation benefits. Even though the airline employee has not yet started “flying” the jet, the preflight inspection is part of the required duties.  An injury “in the course and scope” of the job can be compensated if there is an injury causing

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