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How a DBA Lawyer Can Get You Amazing Results
Since 1941, the Defense Base Act has been protecting countless contractors injured overseas. Although the law is intended to be on your side, insurance companies are often not. Unfortunately, even if the process is accurately followed, DBA claims still tend to ...
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Who Pays Defense Base Act Attorney Fees?
In 2015, there was a $2 billion lawsuit filed against government contractors accused of intentional DBA claim denials. DBA claims can lead to substantial payouts, but to get paid you will likely need a Defense Base Act Attorney. If you want ...
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7 Things You Need to Know Before Filing Successful DBA Claims
Civilian employees disabled overseas could receive weekly compensation up to $1,632.70. And this is only part of the benefits covered under the Defense Base Act (DBA). If you suspect you or a family member may be DBA eligible, keep reading. It’s ...
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Defense Base Act Personal Injury Legal Services
You’ve been told that your personal injury case qualifies you for help under the Defense Base Act. So what do you do now? How do you find personal injury legal services who are qualified to handle your DBA claim? And ...
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Guide to DBA Claims for Employees of US Embassies
Around the globe, the United States has 307 U.S. embassies, consulates, and diplomatic missions. The US embassy presence is felt in 190 countries outside of the US.  That means there are a whole lot of US citizens working in those embassies ...
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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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