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Airline Insurance Companies DO Follow & Film Injured Airline and Airport Workers to Terminate or Reduce Workers Comp Benefits

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Why would an airline, or an airline’s workers compensation insurance company, hire investigators to follow an injured airline employee ? Why would the air carriers’ gumshoes search the disabled workers’ FaceBook, MySpace, LinkedIn, Twitter and other social media ? According to air injury lawyer Doug Landau, the short answer is “Economics.” “Airlines have an economic

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Rights of Disabled Airline Passengers

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Disabled airline passengers are protected by the provisions of the Airline Carrier Access Act (ACAA).  Enacted in 1986, the ACAA “provides that no airline carrier may discriminate against any otherwise qualified individual with a disability, by reason of such disability, in the provision of air transportation”.  (Source: U.S. Department of Transportation implementing regulations, 14 CFR

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Can I see Another Doctor After My On The Job Accident ?

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After a workplace injury, the disabled employee often needs to follow up with a specialist after being released from the hospital. In those cases where the airline has offered a “Panel” of physicians, the injured worker must choose from the panel if the airline, their insurance company or Third Party Administrator (“TPA”) will accept the

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What if my luggage causes injury at the airport ? (Part 3 of 3)

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“When there is an accident involving a member of the flight crew, ground, terminal or security employees, there are three potential remedies available under the law,” according to airport injury lawyer Doug Landau. In this week’s prior posts, we discussed accidents involving passengers and the traveling public. Now let us examine the rights of airport

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Airport Travelers Need to Keep Theirs Eyes on The Path In Front of Them to Avoid Slip & Fall and Trip & Fall Accidents

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Unless you are a “frequent flyer,” airports can be disorienting places for travelers. The signage, often overhead, can cause elderly, weary, non-English speaking and disabled air travelers to take their eyes off the path before them. Plus, there are PA announcements, other travelers bumping into them and vehicles beeping and passing, etc. Airports can be

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