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Landau Gives Back to the Community

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Doug Landau and Beatriz Vargas of the Herndon law firm Abrams Landau, Ltd. made another large donation of clothing, books, and other items to The Closet of the Greater Herndon Area, Inc. This fixture of the Historic Herndon district located on Station Street has many bargains, bicycles, and unique gifts at very reasonable prices. Melissa

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How Long Should My Fairfax County Car Crash Case Take?

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Because Virginia law states that injury cases should be filed in court within two years of a car crash, and because the Fairfax County Circuit Court tries to set trial dates within one year of the date the case was filed, most motor vehicle accident claims are concluded within three years of the date of

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R. Ferrell Newman Reappointed as Commissioner of Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission

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Earlier this year, R. Ferrell Newman was reappointed as Commissioner of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission (VWC). As an insurance defense lawyer, Doug Landau had tried many workplace injury cases against Richmond lawyer Newman. Landau had always found this attorney to be smart, well-prepared and a straight shooter. Newman’s six-year term was effective February, 2016. 

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Structured Settlement Protection Act Passed in Virginia

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An injured plaintiff may be awarded a structured settlement for personal injuries or sickness suffered due to no fault of his or her own.  Structured settlements are periodic payments designed to protect at-risk victims from spending all of the award money at once. It is not uncommon for purchasing companies to prey on disabled and/or

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