Defense Base Act Waivers: How Do They Work?￼
Are you wondering how Defense Base Act (DBA) waivers work? The Defense Base Act is a law that provides medical benefits and disability compensations to employees working in U.S. embassies and military bases. Eligible survivors of workers dying in the line of duty also receive death benefits. In some cases, government agencies ...Read More
Defense Base Act Insurance: 3 Things You Should Know
Many people work abroad on behalf of the Department of Defense or the Department of State, but don’t have a military affiliation. The Defense Base Act is a part of the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and provides important medical coverage and death benefits for workers. This act, in essence, is a ...Read More
Government Employees Insurance: Why the Defense Base Act is Important
Nearly every state in the US has mandated some form of workers’ compensation coverage by businesses for their employees. Both the military and the federal government also provide workers’ compensation benefits to employees. But there’s an unusual gap for civilian employees working to support the military abroad. The Defense Base Act insurance or government ...Read More
What Does a Defense Base Act Lawyer Do?
Have you ever heard of the Defense Base Act? It was founded in 1941 to provide coverage for civilians employed at overseas United States defense bases. Injured employees could receive compensation and medical treatment if they got injured in the course and scope of their employment. A Defense Base Act ...Read More