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ABRAMS LANDAU sponsoring Equal Justice America law student

Equal Justice America is an independent non-profit corporation established in 1993. EJA has become a national leader in providing opportunities for law students to work with organizations that…

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Questions for Justice Thomas

Justice Thomas has gone 5 years without asking a single question from the bench of the United States Supreme Court (!) according to recent NPR news reports.
In my prior post, I wrote about a great…

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Thurgood Marshall spoke for the powerless and questioned bad law

At a critical time in our nation’s history, attorney Thurgood Marshall spoke for those with no voice, the disenfranchised and the powerless. In Brown vs. Board of Education, he helped end…

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Free Lawyer Referral for Wage and Family Medical Leave Claims

The U.S. Labor Department’s Wage and Hour Division will be collaborating with the American Bar Association (ABA) in a new Lawyer referral service. Workers with unresolved complaints under the Fair…

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Supreme Court of the United States – Do you know what they do ?

Can you name the judges of the Supreme Court of the United States of America ? Most people cannot. even lawyers and law students who study their decisions. In this cloak of near anonymity, the…

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Too Short, Too Heavy – Disability Impairment Evaluation

Are there height and weight requirements for the receipt of Social Security Disability payments ? According to Doug Landau of the Herndon law firm ABRAMS LANDAU, Ltd., the answer is sometimes. In a…

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Can an employee sue for weight discrimination?

My staff and I at Landau Law Shop have recently heard about an interesting case involving an employee at a Hooters restaurant in Michigan. The restaurant under scrutiny reportedly put the…

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Is the ABRAMS LANDAU Herndon Law Firm’s building handicap accessible ?

To answer the question, yes. There are multiple different rooms in our building that members of our firm can meet with clients, families, and witnesses. In the parlor there are many games and toys…

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Mothers and Social Security Disability

Having helped disabled workers who have also given birth to and raised their children, Herndon, Reston and Leesburg Social Security lawyer Doug Landau has seen how having a family can penalize…

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"work off the clock" – the Fair Labor Standards Act prevents employer abuse

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) was passed to protect American workers from being abused by their employers. Often times, employees are forced to work “off-the-clock.” This occurs…