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Nothing “warm and fuzzy” about “Blanket Releases”

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On December 17th, 2007, the Virginia Workers Compensation Commission (“VWCC”)  rejected a settlement Petition for the compromise settlement of a Landau Law Shop comp client’s case. Workers Comp Legal Assistant Dianna Meredith advised the Commission’s Claims Examiner that the settlement documents submitted by insurance defense counsel contained a “BLANKET RELEASE.” This experienced Abrams Landau workers

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Workers Comp Draft Pamphlet Available for Comment

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The Virginia Workers Compensation Commission is interested in comments on a pamphlet it has drafted for dissemination to injured workers by health care facilities.  You can view the draft at https://www.vwc.state.va.us/ombud.htm on the bottom of the page.  Please let Herndon Trial Lawyer Doug Landau and the Workers Compensation team at ABRAMS LANDAU, Ltd. know what you think

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Why does my Long Term Disability Insurance Company make me apply for Social Security when I’m not even old ?!!?

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  Many private disability insurance companies have rules about what you must do to continue receive benefits. For Short Term Disability (“STD”), most insurance companies require simply that the insured be disabled from their “OWN OCCUPATION.” This “Own Occ” requirement means that you cannot perform the essential requirements of your own job. Usually, after a

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“Can’t Touch This…” Insurance Company Accident Reports

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While the Abrams Landau team routinely secures Police Accident Reports in car crash, Airport injury and dog bite cases, securing other reports is more difficult.  Furthermore, you cannot pay for reports made by insurance companies and their claims investigators.  Virginia “Super Lawyer” Landau reminds innocent victims that the earlier they contact a competent, experienced trial

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Doug Landau comes to the defense of duped doctor

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While Herndon trial lawyer Doug Landau represents injured workers almost exclusively, he takes on several defense cases for companies, medical practices and individuals who have no insurance or whose insurance is not protecting them. In this case, the accused doctor had no insurance protection from a six-figure claim.

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