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

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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

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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

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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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Can I see Another Doctor After My On The Job Accident ?

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After a workplace injury, the disabled employee often needs to follow up with a specialist after being released from the hospital. In those cases where the airline has offered a “Panel” of physicians, the injured worker must choose from the panel if the airline, their insurance company or Third Party Administrator (“TPA”) will accept the

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When Hit by a Motor Vehicle on the Runway, Does an Airport Worker’s Car, Motorcycle or Truck Insurance Provide Benefits ?

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“What the car, truck or motorcycle insurance companies give you, in big print at the beginning of the policy, they often take away in the small print !” advises Loudoun and Fairfax County airport injury lawyer Doug Landau. Lawyer Landau notes that there are two key issues to look for in your motor vehicle insurance

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Crowded Airport Operations Areas a Recipe for Airline Employee Injury

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With the increased air traffic at, and around, the three DC Metro international airports, attention must be paid to the vehicular traffic on the “Airport Operation Area” (“AOA”) at Dulles, Reagan National and Baltimore Washington International Airports. Since the tragic events of 9/11, there has been a marked increase in security for the “sterile areas”

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