Tag Archives: DC Metro international airport lawyer

Crush and Amputation Injuries at the Airport Runways

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Having won and settled cases involving airport construction, vehicle, and luggage tug crush injuries, Doug Landau is alerted of similar incidents across the country. Airport construction is far more complicated than construction on public roads. In addition to regular four-wheeled vehicles, such as trucks and vans, airports also utilize vehicles not designed for roads. These

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Representing Families of 9/11 Flight Crew and Passengers

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Representing Families of 9/11 Flight Crew and Passengers Doug Landau is particularly sensitive to reminders of the fateful day that is 9/11. Landau has successfully represented the families of the pilot, senior flight attendant, and passengers who lost love ones on 9/11 when terrorists crashed their jet into the Pentagon. “It is probably the most

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Pilots Pre-Flight Injuries – Are They Covered?

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Airline pilots are expected to perform a pre-flight inspection, to make sure that their aircraft is safe for the journey. If a pilot, or a member of the flight crew, is injured during preflight inspection, this may be covered by the airline’s Worker’s Compensation insurance. This means that there may be in coverage for their

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Protect children passengers: The International Air Transport Association should have common sense guidelines

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 290 airlines, or 82% of total air traffic. According to the IATA’s own publication, burns and spills remain one of the most commonly reported cabin safety issues, resulting in injury and lost time from work. In the “Cabin Operations Safety Best Practices

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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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“Aero Airplane” Lands in Colonial Beach Corn Field

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Cruising at a comfortable speed, passing others on his right, Doug Landau had nearly finished Sunday’s ride when, without any warning, his new silver airplane took off and landed somewhere in a corn field in Colonial Beach.  Lawyer Landau had received the toy plane from his daughter for his July 4th birthday, and he had

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Airline Flight Attendant Sent for Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE) to Determine Ability to do Other Work after In-Flight Injury

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When an airline worker is injured on the job and receives comp benefits, their employer (or workers comp insurance carrier) can request that they see a doctor not of their choosing, and not for treatment. Under the Virginia workers compensation law, the comp insurer can have the disabled employee seen by a physician, once per

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