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How Weekly Average Wages Are Calculated Under the DBA
Around 26% of civilian workers experience PTSD from their work environments. They also have high rates of injury on the job, making a regular work routine impossible. So how do you continue to live freely if you’re injured and unable to ...
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Insurance Investigation: What Does DBA Mean in Insurance?
The Defense Base Act (DBA) guarantees the benefits of workers’ compensation to civilian contractors and subcontractors working overseas for the U.S. military.  What does DBA mean? DBA covers nearly any contract with a U.S. government agency for work performed ...
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Cost Questions: Is DBA Insurance an Allowable Cost?
Defense Base Act Insurance (DBA) was enforced by the War Hazard Compensation Act and is crucial for all US government employees working overseas. The law insists that workers’ compensation benefits are available for those individuals covered and that these are delivered correctly and promptly. But is ...
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DBA Details: How Do I File a Defense Base Act Claim?
When you’ve been injured, you deserve help.  The federal government provides for its soldiers. One of the ways it delegates resources is through the Defense Base Act. If you are hurt on a defense base overseas, you may be ...
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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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