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Do You Qualify for DBA Benefits From Having PTSD?
The Defense Base Act (DBA) is a piece of legislation that provides worker’s compensation benefits to civilians injured on military bases outside of the United States. The DBA also covers civilians working for non-governmental organizations like the Red Cross ...
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Don’t Go At It Alone: When to Hire a Defense Base Act Lawyer
If you have a DBA claim that you’re working on, know that you don’t have to go through it alone. A defense base act lawyer has the experience and ability to help your claim. Keep reading to learn when it’s ...
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Building Your Case: How to File a DBA Claim
The Defense Base Act (DBA) provides insurance coverage similar to workers compensation for employees working under government contracts outside of the United States.  It is intended to act as the counterpart to domestic workers compensation insurance. In fact, it’s the ...
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The Dangers You Can Face While Working on a Military Base
In 2017, the Pentagon released a one-of-a-kind report on the number of sexual assaults across all U.S. military bases. The report revealed that sexual assault was more likely in Navy barracks for both men and women. All jobs in ...
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Defense Base Act Settlements: How a Defense Base Act Attorney Can Help
The Federal government passed a Defense Base Act (DBA) aimed at protecting you and your income as you work abroad for the United States State Department or military. While working abroad as a contractor, you’re subject to hazardous conditions ...
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Top 5 Questions to Ask a Defense Base Act Attorney
When you suffer an injury while working as a federal contractor outside of the US, you should seek services of a defense base act lawyer. The lawyer will help you get the compensation you need after filing for a ...
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Should You Hire a Defense Base Act Lawyer When Employed as a Contractor?
Are you employed as a contractor and working overseas? Were you injured on the job? Workers’ compensation claims are complex enough. Are you still covered under the above circumstances? If you’re facing this situation, then it’s advised that you ...
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How to Avoid the 6 Most Common Workplace Injuries
Workplace injuries are common and can range from minor discomfort to death. While employers are partially responsible for keeping their employees safe, your well-being is also dependent on you. Read on for the top 6 workplace injuries and what ...
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Top 9 Distractions While Driving
 Roughly 6 million road accidents occur each year in the US. If you’re a distracted driver, you might be at risk.  What are some examples of distracted driving? Are you wondering if you need to make changes to avoid ...
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How the Jones Act Affects Cruise Ships
The Jones Act is a set of laws about maritime vessels, their workers, passengers, and freight. It is often referred to by its European counterpart name of the Cabotage Law (pronounced like sabotage). The Jones Act has a portion ...
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