How Do Defense Base Act Lawyer Fees Work?
There’s nothing scarier than the injury or death of a loved one. Medical bills and time off work are expensive, not to mention the emotional toll it takes on everyone involved. Government contract employees injured overseas, are entitled to financial benefits. A Defense Base Act lawyer will get you ...
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Do You Need a Lawyer to File DBA Claims?
For years, you’ve avoided being injured on the job while working on an overseas military base. Unfortunately, that positive track record ended today. You’ve just been hurt at work, and now, you’re ready to pursue workers’ compensation for your injuries. Unfortunately, research shows that 4.6 million people were injured on the job ...
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Defense Base Act Claims: What Does DBA Insurance Cover?
As of March 2021, the U.S. filed 5,071 total Defense Base Act claims. Minimum benefits were $0 for injured workers with 0-3 days of lost time. The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) authorizes 700 insurance carriers to dispense benefits. Of those, only three carriers provide DBA coverage. If you’re ...
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DBA Death Benefits: What a DBA Lawyer Can Do
Since the start of the war in Afghanistan from 2001 to this year, it is estimated that over 8,000 contractors have lost their lives. Thankfully, Defense Base Act claims have provided much-needed compensation to most of their surviving families, but not all. Filing a claim for death benefits and hiring a ...
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