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Is DBA Insurance Required for Foreign Nationals?
In a world as uncertain as ours, insurance coverage is a must-have. And when it comes to coverage for contractor employees working outside the United States on US military bases or for the government for public works or national defense, Defense Base Act Insurance ...
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3 Tips To Know When Hiring a Defense Base Act Lawyer
The Defense Base Act was enacted in the midst of World War II. As you start to look at Defense Base Act lawyers, consider this: First, the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act passed. Then in December 1942, it ...
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Defense Base Act Attorneys: When to Hire Them
Over 39 million people per year in the US visit a physician due to unintentional injuries.  Thousands of injuries happen each day all around the nation. While many injuries do occur within the continental United States, there are additional injuries ...
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What Do Base Act Claims Do?
According to the U.S Department of Workers’ Compensation, Defense Base Act Claims have seen a 26 percent rise in the last year. The highest of these claims come from workers in Iraq, followed by Afghanistan.  So, what is the Defense Base ...
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Who Would Hire a DBA Lawyer? What Should You Ask Them?
Have you been injured? If you have been injured and cannot work, there are probably many questions running through your head. How will you pay your bills? What protection does your employer offer in this situation? How do you ...
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The Next Steps if Your DBA Benefits Claim Is Denied
Statistics show that, on average, a worker is injured on the job every seven seconds. This is a huge problem in more dangerous working environments, such as military bases. Injuries in these settings are common and have the potential to ...
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Injured in a Work Accident at a Military Base Overseas? How the DBA Protects You
Did you know that the US operates almost 800 military bases in 70 countries around the world? In addition to the military personnel who get stationed there, countless civilian workers also take jobs on military bases overseas. They sign a contract with ...
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Civilians Working Overseas Are Susceptible to PTSD
PTSD can strike at any time. On the battlefield or on the base, while working overseas or while relaxing at home, you can suffer the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.  Thankfully PTSD is manageable. You can receive treatment and ...
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DBA Insurance Considerations as a Defense Contractor
There are around 1.4 million Americans currently on active military service. This number makes the military the biggest federal government employer. And that’s not all. There are also those who work as military contractors without being enlisted members of the armed ...
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Why Should You Hire a Specialist DBA Lawyer?
Are you considering whether to hire a lawyer to represent you in your Defense Base Act (DBA) claim? There are more than 1.3 million lawyers in the United States but it’s important to hire the best one to represent you in ...
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