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October Landau Law Letter

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The October edition of our newsletter, the Landau Law Letter, was published earlier this month. A unique feature of our newsletter is that we publish lawyer Landau’s schedule so you can “see him in action”. This is especially helpful if you have an upcoming trial, hearing, or mediation session.  A visit to your trial’s venue

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Beverage Carts, Aircraft Doors, Tight Spaces, Oh My!

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While the lives of airline attendant may seem glamorous given the flight benefits many of them enjoy, the fact of the matter is they are highly trained for safety and other functions on the aircraft. But what most air travelers do not realize is that airline attendants must pass difficult physical duties requirements, including being

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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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Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Removing Body Scanners

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Airline travel safety is paramount, and while airport travelers dislike long lines at TSA inspection areas, there have been no hijackings – or resulting deaths – on American airlines since the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  This begs the question: is the hassle of enhanced security measures a reasonable price to pay for safety? Herndon airport injury

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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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