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Fall 2011 Trial Schedule – See Us “In Action”

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At the National Trial Lawyers convention in New York City this summer, Herndon injury attorney Doug Landau was told he was “crazy” for inviting potential clients, existing clients and their friends and families to come see him “in action.” Yet that is exactly what we do every at the Herndon law firm ABRAMS LANDAU, Ltd. 

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Award Issued to Trumpeter in Cruise Ship Slip and Fall Case

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A former cruise ship trumpet player was awarded $1.7 million from a Miami jury after he slipped and fell while on stage on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship.   As a former trumpet player, this verdict caught recreational injury, vacation accident and resort tort lawyer Doug Landau’s eye.   The horn player claimed that the fall injured

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Winter Olympics’ risks and injuries part of the games

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The death of a young Luge athlete from Georgia  and a U.S. snowboarder suffering a serious brain injury on the halfpipe during a December practice remind us of the risks inherent in Winter Olympic sports.  While Ashburn accident lawyer Doug Landau notes that while winter sport injuries can  be permanent, athletes do not normally have

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City Truck strikes teenage pedestrian causes swelling in brain that requires portion of injured boy’s skull to be removed.

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The City of Norfolk Virginia settled with the mother of a teenager who suffered permanent brain damage after being struck by a city truck for $7,500,000 one week prior to trial. Because the teenage Plaintiff will never be able to work or care for himself, this lawsuit was filed on his behalf by his mother. In December

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Leesburg, Loudoun and Fairfax County job accident lawyer Doug Landau is asked, “How long does it take to settle my workers comp case after I accept ?”

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Settling a Virginia Workers Compensation case has almost always taken more time than settling a car crash case in the Commonwealth.  This is because the Workers Compensation Commission reviews all proposed settlements, whether they involve traumatic brain injury, lifetime disability or a simple broken arm or leg.  Now the Federal Government is also insisting on

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