What is the Defense Base Act and Do I Need a DBA Attorney?
Are you a civilian worker who has suffered an injury while working for the U.S. military? If so, you might be entitled to compensation under the Defense Base Act (DBA). The United States issued the Defense Base Act in an attempt to protect the well-being of civilian employees. Because of ...
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Ask a DBA Lawyer: Can I Claim Workers’ Compensation Due to PTSD?
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were just over 2 million injuries in US workplaces in 2020. This doesn’t take workplace deaths from injury into account, but that number pales by comparison to injuries. This raises an interesting question about workplace injuries. What exactly is a workplace injury? Does it need ...
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How to Get Help After Active-Duty: Call a Defense Base Act Attorney
Did you know that the US saw 168,110 Defense Base Act claims In 2021? Civilians employed by the United States military serving a U.S. military post overseas are covered under the Defense Base Act (DBA). This provides them with benefits and protection in the event of an on-the-job accident. If you ...
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How Long Does a Compensation Claim Take When You Have a Defense Base Act Lawyer?
Depending on the complexity of a case, DBA claims can take anywhere from less than six months to more than a year to get through. Much of this depends on how you, the insurance company, and your employer individually choose to handle the claims process. With the help of a Defense ...
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