The Most Common Workplace Injuries Sustained by Longshore Workers
To help man their ships, the U.S. Navy currently has nearly 300,000 civilians employed. If you’re among them, you need to understand your rights. As you’ll see, fractures and head injuries are among the most common workplace injuries for longshoremen. Understanding what these are and how the law can ...
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Time to Lawyer Up: Common Signs and Stages of PTSD Seen in Contractors
Although post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects only 3.5% of American adults, about one in eleven Americans will be diagnosed with it at some point in their life. It doesn’t just affect soldiers on the ground, but defense contractors working in conflict areas as well. It’s essential for defense contractors to be aware ...
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Understanding How Death Benefits Are Calculated Under the DBA
Dying in the service to our country is an honorable but tragic moment. What many may not realize is that there are many more besides those in our military service that risk death. To protect the contractors and civilian workers that work alongside our military, we have the Defense ...
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Understanding How Aggravation Injuries Can Impact Your DBA Claim
You’re working overseas when a shot to the back leaves you paralyzed. Being injured while doing your job can be a very scary event. How are you going to pay for the medical bills? How are you going to pay for physical therapy? What about the PTSD you’re now ...
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