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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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Must Injured Airline Pilots Treat with the Company Doctor?

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In order to control the cost of medical care, airline workers’ compensation insurance companies will try to force injured pilots and other flight crew members to see the carrier’s hand-picked doctors. That way, the workers’ compensation insurance company for the airline can try to influence the duration of treatment, extent of testing, and other modalities

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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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