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9 Signs You Need a DBA Lawyer
Are you wondering whether you need to file a Defense Base Act claim? The Defense Base Act (DBA) was designed to ensure civilian employees who work with the U.S. government overseas receive workers’ compensation. So, if you’ve been injured overseas ...
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What Is a Defense Base Act Attorney?
There has been a significant uptick in Defense Base Act claims over the past year as a result of PTSD. Unfortunately, insurance companies aren’t always willing to give people the compensation they deserve, especially when it comes to psychological damage. This ...
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7 Tips for Hiring a Defense Base Act Lawyer
Want to know the best ways to find a Defense Base Act lawyer that will work for you? The Defense Base Act (DBA) was created to offer workers’ compensation to civilians who work for the U.S. government overseas. Usually, these people ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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