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No Benefits for Airline Employee’s Unexplained Fall

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“Not every workplace injury is recognized under the Virginia Workers Compensation law,” notes National Airport and Dulles Airport accident lawyer Doug Landau.  “In fact, many airport comp claims are denied by the airlines and airports authority under the restrictive laws of Virginia.” In a case reported in Virginia Lawyers Weekly, an airline employee who fell

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Airport Ground Crew are Vulnerable on the Air Operations Area (AOA)

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Airline ground crew and airport personnel are vulnerable on the air operations area (“AOA”) because of the numerous vehicles that are maneuvering — sometimes in very tight spaces. In addition, most of these workers are wearing ear protection which limits their ability to hear danger coming from behind.  With jet engines running, it is sometimes

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Airport Worker Lifting Injuries

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With back pain one of the leading causes of disability from work in the United States, it comes as no surprise that lifting injuries are not uncommon in the airport setting. Especially this holiday season — with an increase in air travel and tight deadlines for shipping packages — airport personnel are under pressure to

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You CAN be Clumsy, a Klutz, Butterfingers or just Plain Accident Prone and STILL Win a Workers Comp Claim

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“Accidents will happen, especially if you’re clumsy or inattentive,” notes International Airport injury lawyer Doug Landau. “However, even if you trip over your own power cord, you can still win your Virginia workers’ compensation claim if your injury arises out of and in the course of your employment.” If a co-worker bumps into you —

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Cargo Crew Members May Bring Personal Injury Cases As Well As Workers Comp Claims for Airport Injuries

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While passenger jet flight crews can maintain workers’ compensation claims when injured on the job AND also bring a “third party case” against the unsafe wrongdoer, cargo crews may not know  they also could have this double-barreled legal protection. A workers’ compensation claim can cover a cargo airline employee’s medical bills and some wage loss.

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Airport Construction Worker Accidents – Who Investigates and Who Pays?

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When a construction worker is injured while working at Dulles International or Reagan National Airport, questions arise as to who can investigate, and who is ultimately responsible to pay for the losses. Who Can Investigate Airport Construction Accidents? In construction site accidents away from these airports, the local police, buildings inspector, OSHA (Occupational Safety and

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Red Light, Green Light is no Game on the Airport Operations Area

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At most international airports, including the three major airports in the Washington DC Metro area — Baltimore Washington International Airport (“BWI”), Dulles International Airport (“IAD”), and Reagan National Airport (“WAS”) —  there is a ticketing and points system for drivers on the “airport operations area” (AOA) just like on the roads and interstate highways. However,

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Why Do Some Airlines Insist on Termination as Part of a Workers’ Compensation Case Settlement?

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Why would an injured airline employee be let go after suffering an on-the-job injury? The answer is simple:  Insurance companies for airlines are “risk averse.” Experienced airport and airline injury lawyer Doug Landau notes that in cases where there is a significant permanent injury to the employee, several airlines will insist — as part of

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