Tag Archives: “Compensable Consequences”

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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Settling Your Injury Case With the Airlines: “It Ain’t Over Until It’s Over”

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You would think that after the Airlines Insurance Defense Lawyer and Adjuster shake your hand, the injured pilot’s hand and the Workers Compensation Judge’s hand that the settlement of the case was a “done deal.”  Especially where the Virginia Workers Compensation Commission (“VWC”) provides Mediators at the Richmond Headquarters to assist the parties in reaching

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“Compensable Consequences” Of An On The Job Accident Are Not Always Covered (part 2 of 2)

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Not every condition that flows from a workplace accident is considered “compensable” under Virginia law, even if your doctor, nurse, surgeon and physical therapist all agree that it is causally related ! “Sometimes there are complications after surgery or during occupational therapy, and the original airport injury is made worse or harder to treat,” points

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“Compensable Consequences” Of An On The Job Accident Are Not Always Covered (part 1 of 2)

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Pilots, Flight Attendants, Ground Crew and Airport Personnel who are injured on the job may have complications after the original injury.  If the original accidental injury are covered under an Award of the Virginia Workers Compensation Commission, then the complication may also be covered under what is known as the doctrine of “Compensable Consequences.”  In

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