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Injured in a Work Accident at a Military Base Overseas? How the DBA Protects You
Did you know that the US operates almost 800 military bases in 70 countries around the world? In addition to the military personnel who get stationed there, countless civilian workers also take jobs on military bases overseas. They sign a contract with ...
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Civilians Working Overseas Are Susceptible to PTSD
PTSD can strike at any time. On the battlefield or on the base, while working overseas or while relaxing at home, you can suffer the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.  Thankfully PTSD is manageable. You can receive treatment and ...
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DBA Insurance Considerations as a Defense Contractor
There are around 1.4 million Americans currently on active military service. This number makes the military the biggest federal government employer. And that’s not all. There are also those who work as military contractors without being enlisted members of the armed ...
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Why Should You Hire a Specialist DBA Lawyer?
Are you considering whether to hire a lawyer to represent you in your Defense Base Act (DBA) claim? There are more than 1.3 million lawyers in the United States but it’s important to hire the best one to represent you in ...
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6 Pieces of Advice About Your DBA Claim From Your Attorney
Did you know that defense contractors suffer from PTSD more than military personnel? A recent online research poll found that 25% of defense contractors suffer from PTSD, while only 11-20% of military personal do. Are you a civilian defense contractor or interpreter ...
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How a Defense Base Act Attorney Can Help a Defense Contractor
Are you a defense contractor with the United States military or government? Serving as a contractor is honorable work that many find worthwhile. Yet, it comes with a considerable amount of risk, as contractors are sometimes placed in dangerous ...
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3 Things To Look for in a Defense Base Act Lawyer
Are you looking for a Defense Base Act Lawyer that can best represent your interests? If you’re wondering how to find the best DBA lawyer for your case, keep reading. In this guide, we will go over some steps ...
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Contractor Life on US Military Bases: How the Pandemic Has Affected It
If you’re one of the over 600,000 estimated civilian defense contractors, you know that working and living on US military bases isn’t easy. In total, there are more than 4 million federal contractors of various types, with the DoD being the single ...
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Filing a DBA Claim: What Not to Do
Life on military bases comes with its own set of challenges. To accommodate that, there are special protections for personnel and their families. One of these protections is the Defense Base Act (DBA). This act is designed to help cover ...
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6 Risks Defense Contractor Employees Face On the Job
Did you know more US defense contractor employees have died in Afghanistan than US troops? It’s not hard to believe if you know the dangerous situations contractors often face. Thousands of contractor employees serve overseas in war-torn locations.  If you or ...
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