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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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What Does a Defense Base Act Lawyer Do?
Have you ever heard of the Defense Base Act? It was founded in 1941 to provide coverage for civilians employed at overseas United States defense bases. Injured employees could receive compensation and medical treatment if they got injured in the ...
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The History of the Defense Base Act
Every year American employers report more than 2.7 million workplace injuries. These injuries may be accidental or occur as a result of workplace negligence. No matter their cause, you may be entitled to compensation while you recover from your injury. Unfortunately, ...
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Contingency Contracting and Defense Base Act Claims
If you, a co-worker, or a family member suffered an injury while working for the U.S. government overseas, you need to take action fast. Your first step should be to hire a lawyer to file Defense Base Act claims for you. Starting the ...
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Why You Need an Attorney Specializing in DBA Claims
Did you know that 1 in 4 adults in the United States are living with a disability, according to the CDC? That’s a staggering number of people, and many of them do not receive the benefits they deserve. People who ...
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Defense Base Act Claims: Who Is Eligible?
Accidents and workplace-related injuries are fairly commonplace in America. In fact, every year more than 2.7 million of these occur. Because of this, most employers are legally required to provide workers’ compensation for employees working in the US. This can help ...
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