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What Stuff Do I Need to Win My Airport Fall Case?

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Upon late arrival at a local airport, a passenger was injured while walking through a poorly lit airport corridor. The passenger/traveler fell, shattering his elbow, requiring EMS assistance and surgical repair. In order to prevail in a case against the airport authority or their contractors, we must have the ability to prove the defendant’s negligence.

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If I am “On the Job” as a Member of the Airline Crew, Can I Bring a Lawsuit if I am Injured at the Airport?

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“Not if you are struck by a co-worker operating a luggage tug or tripped by another member of the flight crew. The Virginia Workers Compensation Act does not allow lawsuits between co-workers for accidental injuries,” notes experienced comp attorney Doug Landau of the Herndon law firm ABRAMS LANDAU, Ltd. “However, if the person causing the

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“Almost” May be Good Enough to Win Airport Maintenance Case

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Although it is always preferable to have direct evidence to prove fault in an airport injury case, sometimes “almost ” having direct evidence is good enough. Doug Landau has had several cases where the accident, or unsafe behavior, was captured on video surveillance in and around an international airport. However, a recent case in which

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Airline Mechanic Injuries

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Once a jet is aloft, we rarely think about the people on the ground who keep the aircraft well-maintained and able to keep its “on time” schedule. “Airplane maintenance and repair is difficult and sometimes dangerous work,” notes airline employee injury attorney Doug Landau, and the normal “rules of the road” do not apply on

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Time is of the Essence in Airport Injury Cases

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Airport injury cases are no different from any other premises liability cases.  If you are injured at an airport, there are certain steps you should take immediately: Inform the airport management of your injury.  If an incident report is filed, take a copy with you. Ask airport management to secure video tape images of the

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Airport Injury Cases are Different

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Anyone who tells you otherwise does not know what they are talking about ! The major airports throughout the United States have special rules, unique protections and protocols that we will explore in future posts. Even a “simple” slip and fall case where a passenger is injured while trying to board an aircraft is subject

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