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Hurt on an International Flight? Accident on a Plane? (Part 1 of 2)

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There’s a treaty for injured international air travelers. Injuries and accidents during an international flight occur, despite the airlines best efforts regarding safety and first aid training. When a passenger on a flight is injured, their right to compensation will probably be governed by an international treaty. The treaty between countries that international airline injuries

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Slipping and Falling at the Airport—Can You Get Reimbursed for Your Injuries?

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Injuries at the airport can happen for many reasons to both employees and travelers. 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, jetway, or on the airport operations area (“AOA”) does not necessarily mean the airport authority or airline

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Airport Ground Crew Injuries on the AOA

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Airline personnel are at risk for injury due to accidents on the Air Operations Area (“AOA”) at busy international airports. Nighttime flights, runway noise, and slippery winter conditions increase the risk of on-the-job accidents.  Because ground personnel are wearing hearing protection, they may not be aware of a luggage tug, fuel truck, or other small

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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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