Archive for the Defense Base Act – Workers Abroad Category

Update: Defense Base Act Double Dipping

Defense Base Act Lawyers Discuss New Double Recovery Case Law – A new decision from the “Benefits Review Board” came down recently that allows “double recovery” (or “double dipping”) in certain Defense Base Act cases, under certain circumstances, for certain types of contractors. The Defense Base Act […]

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War Hazards Compensation

How War Hazards Compensation Affects Defense Base Act Cases – What is the War Hazards Compensation Act? Generally speaking, the War Hazards Compensation Act is a program whereby the United States government repays insurance companies for the benefits those companies paid to injured workers whose injuries were […]

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Update: Defense Base Act Exclusive Remedy

Lawyers Update on Defense Base Act Remedies – A new decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in a Defense Base Act case discussed remedies that are – and are not – available to injured DBA contractors and longshore workers. This important […]

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Longshore and DBA Law Update

2015 Changes Affect Longshore & Defense Base Act Cases – Significant changes have recently been made to the procedures for handling Longshore and Defense Base Act claims. The new “Rules of Practice and Procedure for Administrative Hearings Before the Office of Administrative Law Judges” effect how claimants […]

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Defense Base Act Compensation Explained by LA Lawyers

Attorneys Explain Defense Based Act Compensation for Civilian Contractors’ “Unusual” Injuries Abroad – U.S. Government contractors operating abroad are required to provide workers compensation for their employees by the Defense Base Act – regardless of the nationality of the employee. Because overseas employees are working in “danger zones,” […]

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Los Angeles Defense Base Act Lawyers Explain Workers Comp Changes

Legislative Changes Concern Los Angeles Defense Base Act Lawyers – Will Civilian Government Employees Workers Comp Benefits Be Protected? Los Angeles, Long Beach, Anaheim, Lawyers Big changes may be ahead for the Defense Base Act – which is the law that provides workers’ compensation for injured civilian employees […]

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