How Does the Defense Base Act Protect Sexual Assault Victims?
Over the last 20 years, thousands of U.S. nationals have been kidnapped while they are overseas for work. People in foreign countries kidnap and torture these people because they work for the United States government. Once they are freed from captivity, they continue to struggle with the effects of everything they went through. Continue reading to ...Read More
The Workers’ Advocate: Defense Base Act Attorneys
According to the Army Public Health Center, America’s armed forces expect “over 2,000,000 medical encounters annually.” While that’s certainly a lot of medical matters to handle, you don’t have to go at this alone. Suppose you are an employee or contractor at an American military base overseas. In that case, you ...Read More
What to Know About Hearing Loss DBA Claims
If you’ve ever worked overseas for the Department of Defense and suffered from hearing loss, you may have a claim. Contractors who work overseas often work in loud, dangerous situations. Hearing loss is a natural byproduct of working in a loud environment. When you come back home and retire, you ...Read More
How Is the Defense Base Act (DBA) Responding to COVID-19?
The Defense Base Act has been providing injury and evacuation benefits for overseas military workers since it was created in 1941. However, the COVID-19 pandemic saw a sharp increase in the number of DBA claims being made by overseas contractors who ended up catching the virus. Unfortunately, there have ...Read More