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Flight Attendant Return-to-Work

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<– This door stands between flight attendants returning to work, and having to find another job. After a torn rotator cuff, neck injury, bicep-tendon rupture, or lower back disc herniation, a flight attendant MUST pass the physical exam in order to return to work. . The FAA is very strict rules about who can return

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One Bag Wins, Three Bags Loses

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When luggage handlers and other airport workers hurt their backs, dislocate their shoulders, or injure their cervical spine while loading and unloading heavy bags, their injuries may not always be covered by Virginia Law. Where there is a cumulative injury, your claim can be denied by the Worker’s Compensation Insurance Company if it does not

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No Bumpers = Big Injuries (Airport Metal Motor Vehicle Mayhem)

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Airport trucks with no bumpers can result in big injuries. You may have noticed that many motorized vehicles zipping around the runways do not have bumpers like passenger cars. These luggage tugs, service vehicles, maintenance crew Cushman and other electrically powered devices are vital to efficient movement of jets on the Air Operations Area (“AOA”).

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Masks Still Required at Airports Until September 13, 2021

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Air travel is on the rise and restrictions are lifting, but the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) extended its face mask requirement across all transportation networks throughout the United States through September 13, 2021. The requirement includes airports, onboard commercial aircraft, on over-the-road buses, commuter buses and rail systems. TSA’s initial face mask requirement went into

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How Much Will My Workers’ Compensation Case Cost?

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What are typical case costs in Worker’s Compensation claims? How are they paid? Will I be given advance notice? Does the insurance company have to pay my expenses? How about my attorneys fees? These are important questions that injured workers ask every day. While every Workers’ Compensation case is different, there are certain costs that

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Gun Seizures at U.S. Airports Double During the Pandemic

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The USA’s aviation security service revealed earlier this year that the proportion of passengers caught illegally trying to carry guns onto planes in their hand luggage has doubled over the last year during the pandemic. In 2019, officers found five firearms per million passengers, but for 2020 that figure was up 100% to 10 firearms

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