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Workers’ Compensation for Civilian Employees and Military Contractors
If you are injured on the job, it is vital to understand your rights to workers’ compensation. This is doubly important if you are a civilian employee or military contractor working with the US military. What is covered under ...
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DBA Claims for PTSD: When Am I Eligible?
June is PTSD awareness month and this is a great step in the right direction for PTSD awareness. Years ago, PTSD was called “shell-shock” and “battle fatigue”, and unfortunately, largely ignored. Thankfully, there have been strides made to help people who ...
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Your DBA Claim Was Denied: Now What?
You have to expect the unexpected when working as a contractor overseas. Risks and complications abound, whether you’re employed on a public works contract or in a security position. Unlike many other occupations, you also face a higher risk of ...
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Seeking Help With PTSD
PTSD can happen to anyone regardless of nationality, sex, age, and ethnicity. On average, 6 out of 10 men and 5 out of 10 women experience trauma at least once. In the United States, 8 million adults experience PTSD in a ...
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Tips for Working With a DBA Lawyer
When a soldier gets injured, they receive the Purple Heart. When a military contractor gets injured, they may receive nothing.  The only way for you to get the compensation you deserve is by filing a DBA claim. More than 15,000 ...
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What Constitutes a DBA Claim?
The most common type of workers’ compensation, according to federal figures, is those caused by motor vehicles. By that same accounting, the most costly, averaging more than $100,000 in lost wages, is workers’ compensation due to an amputation. And while many ...
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3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Filing Defense Base Act Claims
As a contractor who works for the government overseas, you need to know there is protection available for you if the worst happens. This protection comes from the defense base act in the form of compensation and may mean you qualify for assistance. ...
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5 DBA Lawyer Facts to Know Before Hiring an Attorney
Do you have military-related health concerns? Or maybe you got injured while working overseas? Either way, a DBA lawyer might be exactly what you need.  According to Defense Pricing and Contracting, DBA insurance is required for all public works contracts performed ...
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What Types of Claims Does a Defense Base Act Lawyer Handle?
Have you worked as a civilian on a military base on non-American soil? Have you been seriously injured and disabled because of this work? Then your particular case is a job for a Defense Base Act lawyer. A DBA ...
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5 PTSD Signs and Symptoms (and When to Call Your Lawyer)
Here’s the deal: Almost 10% of American adults have dealt with PTSD at one point or another. But what are the signs of PTSD and how can you treat it? PTSD signs and symptoms can easily go unnoticed, so you must ...
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