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Airport Safety Violations can Kill Even a “No Fault” Claim

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While workers’ compensation is considered a “no-fault” system, there are instances where the culpability of the injured worker is examined. In airport injury cases, normally the negligence of the injured worker is often not an issue. Intentionally inflicted injuries are a topic for another day.  A flight attendant or ground crew member can be clumsy

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Road Construction in Front of Abrams Landau – Where to Park

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The Herndon, Virginia office of Abrams Landau, Ltd. is located just down the road from Dulles International Airport, and not far from Reagan National and Baltimore-Washington International (BWI) airports. This makes it convenient for our airline and airport worker clients and witnesses to visit our office to meet with airport injury lawyer Doug Landau. However,

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Aircraft Doors, Overhead Bins, and Beverage Carts Keep Flight Attendants from Flying after Injury

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Many aircraft passengers are under the mistaken belief that flight attendants do not have significant physical duties in their jobs.They could not be more mistaken. Flight attendants are responsible for the critically important task of opening and shutting the aircraft door, which requires the strength to lift 80 pounds.  Flight attendants also assist passengers putting

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Airport Injury Lawyer Judges National Moot Court Tournament

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Virginia airport injury lawyer Doug Landau was selected to participate as a judge in the 44th annual William Spong Moot Court Tournament held on February 13-14, 2015 at the William & Mary Law School in Williamsburg, Virginia. Landau was one of 10 practicing attorneys and members of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (VTLA) asked to

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Are Dulles Airport Runways Safe?

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According to an article in the Washington Post, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) paid a $2 million wrongful death settlement to the parents of 25 year old Southwest Airlines ramp agent Jared Dodson who was killed when the baggage tug he was steering was struck by a mobile lounge on the runway at Dulles

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Changes Afoot at the Landau Law Shop

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At the Herndon law firm Abrams Landau, Ltd., clients may have noticed several cosmetic changes. The construction in the conference room is complete, and the room now has a dark hardwood floor as well as a new conference room table.  Our new chairs are on wheels in order to be more comfortable for clients who

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Who Dumped Momma from the Plane?

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When an elderly parent or disabled family member is traveling through the major international airports, and there is an accident resulting in injuries or a worsening of an underlying condition, who is responsible? At most airports there are people who push wheelchairs through the “sterile area” of the terminal.  Sometimes, they are wearing uniforms that

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Great Lawyers Get Off the Fence

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There are lots of injury lawyers who look great sitting behind a desk or in front of a  library of books. Particularly interesting are the advertisements of lawyers standing in front of the Supreme Court, even though they may not even go to try cases in their local courts! Most people with a serious permanent

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