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The Most Common Workplace Injuries Sustained by Longshore Workers
To help man their ships, the U.S. Navy currently has nearly 300,000 civilians employed. If you’re among them, you need to understand your rights. As you’ll see, fractures and head injuries are among the most common workplace injuries for ...
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Time to Lawyer Up: Common Signs and Stages of PTSD Seen in Contractors
Although post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects only 3.5% of American adults, about one in eleven Americans will be diagnosed with it at some point in their life. It doesn’t just affect soldiers on the ground, but defense contractors working in conflict areas ...
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Understanding How Death Benefits Are Calculated Under the DBA
Dying in the service to our country is an honorable but tragic moment. What many may not realize is that there are many more besides those in our military service that risk death. To protect the contractors and civilian ...
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Understanding How Aggravation Injuries Can Impact Your DBA Claim
You’re working overseas when a shot to the back leaves you paralyzed. Being injured while doing your job can be a very scary event. How are you going to pay for the medical bills? How are you going to ...
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What is a Qui Tam Lawyer? How Can We Help?
In 2018, the Justice Department of America recovered over $2.8 billion through cases filed through the False Claims Act. So who filed these cases? And how did they recover that money?  To understand that, we first need to understand the ...
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7 Steps to Making a Tinnitus Claim
About 25% of all service-connected disabilities for veterans are due to tinnitus. That adds up to over one million veterans suffering from a constant ringing in the ears.  Tinnitus affects more than veterans, though. Are you a contractor working on ...
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Slip-and-Fall Injuries: What You Need To Know
According to recent statistics, slip and fall injuries account for about a million hospital visits each year. That’s 12% of all accidents involving falls, so it’s a pretty common issue that workers encounter. Still, being involved in a slip ...
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Tinnitus: What’s That Buzzing?
If your ears are ringing when everything around you is silent, you likely have a form of hearing damage known as tinnitus. You aren’t alone, though — approximately 50 million Americans experience the same thing. If you find your tinnitus getting worse ...
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Sign Me Up! 7 Benefits of Joining the Military in the US
Are you considering the next step for your future? Planning your future will mean finding a career you can feel secure in. The military is an excellent choice if you’re thinking long-term.  There are tons of benefits of joining ...
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5 Unique Facts About the Defense Base Act for Overseas Contractors
Work-related injuries or death occur in every profession. According to the National Safety Council, there were 4,414 preventable work-related deaths. Even one preventable death is too many. While employers strive to create a safe work environment, accidents and emergencies ...
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