PTSD

How Long Does It Take Contractors to Receive PTSD Compensation?
The USA has more foreign military bases than any other country today, and possibly any other country in history. These bases are staffed by American citizens carrying out a diverse range of functions and tasks. Many of these involve dangerous and distressing work. Physical injuries are unfortunately common, as are ...
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Time to Lawyer Up: Common Signs and Stages of PTSD Seen in Contractors
Although post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects only 3.5% of American adults, about one in eleven Americans will be diagnosed with it at some point in their life. It doesn’t just affect soldiers on the ground, but defense contractors working in conflict areas as well. It’s essential for defense contractors to be aware ...
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Here Are Some of the Most Startling PTSD Military Statistics
The conversation around post-traumatic stress disorder leaves out one segment of the military population. But it’s likely not for malicious reasons.  One estimate puts the rate of PTSD for civilian contractors in service at about 25 percent, compared to 6 percent within the civilian non-military population, and the estimated range ...
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The Dangers You Can Face While Working on a Military Base
In 2017, the Pentagon released a one-of-a-kind report on the number of sexual assaults across all U.S. military bases. The report revealed that sexual assault was more likely in Navy barracks for both men and women. All jobs in the military carry some sort of risk a person may ...
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Why You Need DBA Lawyers for a PTSD Claim
PTSD is a serious medical issue that affects many overseas workers. These workers can have problems finding jobs when they get back due to discrimination. If you are facing workplace discrimination due to PTSD it might be time for you to hire DBA lawyers. Read further to see if ...
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