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Dangerous Airport Jobs Require Increased Safety

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Runways are not the only dangerous place at our international airports. Construction and repairs to the terminal also require hazardous work. Transportation of jet fuel and testing engines inside of the hangers also pose a high degree of risk to the airline workers and airport personnel assigned to these tasks. While there are Federal rules

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Running on the Runway – Legally !

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After having seen movies where there’s an exciting chase scene on an airport runway, it was a thrill for Herndon lawyer Doug Landau to actually get to be in a chase scene of his own.  In this case, lawyer Landau was chasing other runners in the Manassas Runway race ! In his own version of

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How Late is Too Late for an Airport Injury Case ?

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While the different states have time limits for bringing a personal injury case, and the Federal Government has time limits for cases brought in Federal Courts, once a case is filed within the applicable time period, it may take years before it goes to trial.  Filing the lawsuit “stops the clock” of the legal time

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Special Accident Inspection Rules for the Airport Operations Area

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When I am injured at the airport deplaning, or collecting my luggage, why can’t the local police investigate my airport accident case ?  Passenger and airline employee injuries that occur at Dulles and National Airports’ “Airports Operation Area” (or “AOA”) are investigated by the Airport Police. The Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority (“MWAA”) has its own

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Dulles International, Reagan National Airports Closed Due to Storm; Law Shop Open

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The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority reports that all major airlines that serve the Washington D.C. region’s two major airports have canceled flights until further notice due to Hurricane Sandy. The airports themselves technically remain open. But the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (“MWAA”) is urging passengers not to travel to the airports until flights resume.  Even

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Outside the Office – Protecting What’s Inside the Head

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Just as airport workers would not think of going out on the busy Airport Operations Area (“AOA”) without their colorful vests and ear protection, so too should all cyclists and skateboarders wear their head protection. To that end, Doug Landau of the Herndon law firm ABRAMS LANDAU set a goal of giving out 365 helmets

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Are Employee Accidents at US International Airports Federal Cases ?

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Just because a baggage tug driver, jet fuel specialist or airplane mechanic is hurt while working at an international airport in the United States does not mean that they are stuck bringing their Workers Compensation claims under the morass of the Federal Department of Labor’s system.  According to Dulles International and National Airport accident lawyer

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