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Heavy Traffic on the Air Operations Area

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With the increase in the number of flights, terminals, and international routes out of Dulles International Airport (“IAD”), there comes increased vehicle traffic, foot traffic, and aircraft traffic on the runways and around the gates of the Washington DC area airports. Airport workers must be extra careful when working on the “Air Operations Area,” the

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Injured Airport Ramp Agent Seeks Help

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Recently, a Washington, D.C. area airport passenger guide came to the Herndon law firm ABRAMS LANDAU, Ltd. for help with his on the job brain injury case. Learning about airport injury lawyer Doug Landau from the extensive writing on the internet, this Herndon resident was still suffering from his orthopedic and neurological injuries over a

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10 Hallmarks of an “Open and Shut” Airport Injury Case

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The trial team at Abrams Landau, Ltd. was contacted by an out-of-state lawyer earlier this month for assistance in a case in which a traveler was struck by a rental car company employee on the airport premises. Herndon injury lawyer Doug Landau explained to his colleague that an open and shut airport accident case has

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Even the Dirty Work has to be Done Promptly at an Airport

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While being an airline pilot or flight attendant still has glamorous aspects in that you get to travel the world, there are other jobs at the airport that are much less desirable. This includes maintenance and basic safety protocol. However, these jobs are just as important as the captain of an aircraft. If lavatory spills

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Causes for Falls at the Airport

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Unfamiliar terrain, distractions, ever-changing signs, and uneven jetways present dangers to even the most careful airport travelers. However tripping or slipping in the terminal, in the jetway, or on the airport operations area (AOA”) does not necessarily mean the airport authority or airline is responsible for the injuries sustained. For an injured airline traveler to

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Who Dumped Momma from the Plane?

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When an elderly parent or disabled family member is traveling through the major international airports, and there is an accident resulting in injuries or a worsening of an underlying condition, who is responsible? At most airports there are people who push wheelchairs through the “sterile area” of the terminal.  Sometimes, they are wearing uniforms that

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Great Lawyers Get Off the Fence

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There are lots of injury lawyers who look great sitting behind a desk or in front of a  library of books. Particularly interesting are the advertisements of lawyers standing in front of the Supreme Court, even though they may not even go to try cases in their local courts! Most people with a serious permanent

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