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Ethiopian Airport Workers’ Air Operation Injury Case Settles

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Workers at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Reagan National Airport (DCA), like many clients of Abrams Landau, come from all over world. Many different languages are heard on both sides of the security screening at the Washington, D.C. area international airports. Attorney Doug Landau has helped tug drivers from Nepal, gate attendants from Ethiopia,

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“New Claim Administrator” – Does this mean that my airport injury case is over?

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Several clients received “NOTIFICATIONS” from the Virginia Workers Compensation Commission this month indicating that their claims with Continental Airlines and United Airlines had a “New Claim Administrator.” Did this mean that the insurance company was out of business? Was the airline going to renegotiate on their compensation awards?  Did a change in the Claim Administrator

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10 Hallmarks of an “Open and Shut” Airport Injury Case

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The trial team at Abrams Landau, Ltd. was contacted by an out-of-state lawyer earlier this month for assistance in a case in which a traveler was struck by a rental car company employee on the airport premises. Herndon injury lawyer Doug Landau explained to his colleague that an open and shut airport accident case has

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Extra Wide Seats on Airplanes?

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In addition to “extra leg room,” should airlines offer “extra hip room ?” In this era of maximizing the number of passengers that can safely fit into commercial aircraft and charging for food, bags, pets, bikes, and headsets, Herndon Airline injury lawyer Doug Landau wonders if “extra wide in the sky” will become another “a

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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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Airline Settles Lawsuit Over Access for Disabled Client

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In 2012, a partially paralyzed airline passenger was forced to crawl on and off his flights when traveling on Delta Air Lines between his home in Hawaii and Nantucket, Massachusetts. The rights of disabled passengers are protected by the Airline Carrier Access Act (ACAA).  The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Hawaii earlier this

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Airport Employee Fall Not Necessarily Covered by Workers Comp

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Just because an airline, Reagan National or Dulles International Airport employee falls and badly injures themselves at work, they are NOT automatically entitled to the limited benefits available under the Virginia Workers Compensation Act. Unlike other sates, where almost anything that happens while an airport worker is “on the clock” are covered, Virginia workers comp

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Airport Shuttle Driver Wins in Record Time

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Normally airport workers and airline employees wait weeks and months for a decision to be reached in their on the job accident cases. The Virginia Workers Compensation Commission had been advising claimants that it would be at least 3-8 weeks for the case to be decided from the date that the record is closed (and

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