Author Archives: Doug Landau

Blue face mask with ABRAMS LANDAU, Ltd., INJURY LAW FIRM stamped on it, mask filter packet, and contactless metal door opener. The VWCC's masking requirement has been updated.

Safety for injured workers seeking justice in Virginia: VWCC’s Masking Requirement Update

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Doug Landau and fellow workers’ comp attorneys have learned that, due to the heightened COVID case rates resulting from the omicron variant, the VWCC’s masking requirement has changed. From Virginia Lawyers Weekly on 1/18/22: “VWCC offices will require masks until further notice The Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission will require all persons entering a commission office

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Experienced Senior Mediator Gets the Job Done!

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Former Full Commissioner William “Bill” Dudley has become one of the most sought after Mediators to help injured workers, employers and insurance companies settle difficult, permanent disability cases. Because he was an experienced insurance defense lawyer, and then served as a Deputy Commissioner (akin to a workers’ comp trial judge) before assuming the appellate bench,

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Cars and truck on suburban street, police cruiser with pulled over vehicle.

Truck Crashes: BOTH Parties May Have Claims

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Truck Crashes May Lead To Lawsuits AND Workers’ Comp Claims for Injured Trucker AND Disabled Victim Truck crashes, and workers’ comp and negligence law: even just one simple motor vehicle accident can give rise to a variety of situations. A commercial truck on a mission for work crashes into a motorist. In such scenarios there

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Cost-of-Living Adjustments Help Injured Workers Keep Up With Inflation

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Every year around this time, the ABRAMS LANDAU workers’ comp team gets a notification that clients may be entitled to an increase in their weekly compensation checks, per yearly cost-of-living adjustments (COLA). They receive this “notification of possible COLA entitlement” so that clients can show proof that they are not receiving Social Security disability income

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