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Smashes & Crashes at the Airport: What Can Injured Victims Do?

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Under the sign for the hamburger venue Smashburger at Reagan National Airport (DCA), airport injury attorney Doug Landau observed a number of: Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) cars, airline luggage tugs, fuel trucks, passenger transport mini buses, ramp vehicles and electric maintenance Cushman carts zipping around the “Air Operations Area” (AOA). The Air Operations Area

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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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Heavy Traffic on the Air Operations Area

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With the increase in the number of flights, terminals, and international routes out of Dulles International Airport (“IAD”), there comes increased vehicle traffic, foot traffic, and aircraft traffic on the runways and around the gates of the Washington DC area airports. Airport workers must be extra careful when working on the “Air Operations Area,” the

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Injured Airport Ramp Agent Seeks Help

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Recently, a Washington, D.C. area airport passenger guide came to the Herndon law firm ABRAMS LANDAU, Ltd. for help with his on the job brain injury case. Learning about airport injury lawyer Doug Landau from the extensive writing on the internet, this Herndon resident was still suffering from his orthopedic and neurological injuries over a

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Mayhem on the “Air Operations Area” – Landau to lecture on Accidents on the AOA at American Trial Lawyers National Convention

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When Doug Landau takes the podium on the national program to teach other top trial lawyers about the special rules and regulations at airport runways, he will start by defining what is meant by the “AOA.”  According to the Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) the Air Operations Area (AOA) “consists of airport areas where aircraft can

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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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